Céad Míle Fáilte – and I hope you are keeping well on what is a sunny morning here in Cork. Here we are in the first days of July – lots of celebration in the USA with Independence Day, and also in Canada with Canada day on July 1st. And, it is Canada we will look […]
Céad Míle Failte wherever you are – writing to you from Lisdoonvarna in County Clare this morning. Bit of mist about – but should burn off shortly (fingers crossed!). Hope you have a nice cup of tea or coffee at hand (I’m sticking to the water myself this morning). I’m a Yankee Doodle Dandy A […]
These are our favourite castles in Ireland – but I must admit, we have limited our selection to Irish castles that we have been to, photographed and enjoyed. I’m sure you have your own – some may be on our list and others may only be on yours! Did your Gaelic/Norman family occupy a […]
The final resting place of Piers Butler (8th Earl of Ossory) and Margaret Fitzgerald
Tracey Ulrich asked for more on the “Donovan” family name (you can see Tracey’s story at the end of this post). The Origin of the Name Donovan.