Wild Atlantic Way: Foynes Flying Boat Museum

When us Irish look out our windows and see the incessant rain belting against the glass we curse our position as a windswept little island in North Western Europe which bears the brunt of unforgiving Atlantic weather systems. On the other hand, our geography has meant the country has played an enviable role in world … Continue reading Wild Atlantic Way: Foynes Flying Boat Museum

Cardiff: Rugby and Song

Many were perplexed with my decision not to travel to Dublin to support Kerry in the All-Ireland Football Final on Sunday 20th September last. Matters of national importance took precedence that weekend, and so I found myself travelling to Cardiff to see Ireland’s opening game in the Rugby World Cup against Canada. With the sixty-minute … Continue reading Cardiff: Rugby and Song

Toronto Stopover

Opportunity and the curiosity to avail of that opportunity are pre-requisites for an interesting life. A 12-hour stopover provided the opportunity to discover Toronto and my typical Irish sure-I-might-as-well-while-I’m-here attitude had me on the 192 Airport Rocket Bus from Toronto Pearson Airport to Kipling Station where I transferred onto the subway for the eastbound journey … Continue reading Toronto Stopover