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

Remembering the Past: Auschwitz-Birkenau

27th January 2015 marks the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi concentration camp complex known as Auschwitz-Birkenau. In December 2009, I visited Auschwitz-Birkenau as part of a trip to Krakow, Poland. Below is an updated version of the 2010 article I wrote after my trip. “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned … Continue reading Remembering the Past: Auschwitz-Birkenau

Wild Atlantic Way: Notable Kerry People

The Wild Atlantic Way shouldn’t be viewed as just a scenic route alone but a portal into the history and heritage of the places it travels through. In this post, I examine the notable historical figures with connections to the Wild Atlantic Way in Kerry. I’ve limited it to five for brevity sake and the … Continue reading Wild Atlantic Way: Notable Kerry People