The home of the O Connor Kerry Clan. Carrigafoyle Castle in Ballylongford, Co Kerry. The last remaining stronghold of the O Connor Kerry Clan which was attacked and plundered by Pelham's forces in 1581 which was Easter Sunday that year.

Traditional Irish Sayings and their meanings

The home of the O Connor Kerry Clan. Carrigafoyle Castle in Ballylongford, Co Kerry. The last remaining stronghold of the O Connor Kerry Clan which was attacked and plundered by Pelham's forces in 1581 which was Easter Sunday that year.

Irish Autism Advocacy. It's not leading to change.    This is my own submission/rant about the problems with autism services in Ireland. I would love some feedback on what it is like in the rest of the world? Is Ireland number 1 for crap autism services and no voice for autistic people or does somebody out there know of a worse place for autistic people to live??

Irish Autism Advocacy. It's not leading to change.

It's not leading to change. Revist of an old article, for the month that's in it. Autism Awareness month and what do our autistic children actually need?

Banshee The Irish Death Messenger The word Banshee originated from its gaelic version i.e. ‘Bean-sidhe,’ which when translated to English means faerie woman or a more literal translation is woman of the fairy mounds. There has always been much speculation as to why the Banshee only appeared to certain Irish families but ...

Banshee The Irish Death Messenger

Banshee The Irish Death Messenger The word Banshee originated from its gaelic version i.e. ‘Bean-sidhe,’ which when translated to English means faerie woman or a more literal translation is woman of the fairy mounds. There has always been much speculation as to why the Banshee only appeared to certain Irish families but ...

Banshee The Irish Death Messenger    With Halloween just around the corner now it reminds me of my favorite character from the Spirit world. I have always loved the Halloween season and all that emphasis on the undead that goes with it. I think it must be my Irish Celtic roots that make me so interested in this particular festival or my Aspergers Syndrome characteristics that make me dwell on the spiritual side of life in an unusual way.  Read the full article on my Hub Pages here

Banshee The Irish Death Messenger

Banshee The Irish Death Messenger With Halloween just around the corner now it reminds me of my favorite character from the Spirit world. I have always loved the Halloween season and all that emphasis on the undead that goes with it. I think it must be my Irish Celtic roots that make me so interested in this particular festival or my Aspergers Syndrome characteristics that make me dwell on the spiritual side of life in an unusual way. Read the full article on my Hub Pages here

Origins of Limerick City and King John's Castle

Origins of Limerick City and King John's Castle

In Viking invaders came across a settlement of people on an island the Shannon River. he site where King John’s Castle now stands was a Viking stronghold which was built on King’s Island in

http://thewritingowl.hubpages.com/hub/Irish-Sayings-for-St-Patricks-Day  With the greatest of all Irish festivals  upon us again i.e. St. Patricks Day which on March 17 every year sees Ireland ruling the world in a sea of green Guinness, bacon and cabbage dinners & worldwide parade’s. I have written my own little dedication to some of the greatest, wisest, most sarcastic & insightful sayings that have come out of Ireland over the centuries. So here are ten of my favourites in no particular…

Traditional Irish Sayings and their meanings

The greatest of all Irish festivals is upon us again i. Patricks Day which on the of March every year sees Ireland ruling the world in a sea of green Guiness and bacon & cabbage dinners.

Fine day in Dingle - There's no place like home. Article about some old sayings from the Emerald Isle to get you in the St. Patrick's Day mood http://thewritingowl.hubpages.com/hub/Irish-Sayings-for-St-Patricks-Day#comment-11609899

Traditional Irish Sayings and their meanings

Fine day in Dingle - There's no place like home. Article about some old sayings from the Emerald Isle to get you in the St. Patrick's Day mood http://thewritingowl.hubpages.com/hub/Irish-Sayings-for-St-Patricks-Day#comment-11609899

http://thewritingowl.hubpages.com/hub/RyansdaughterandtheDinglePeninsula    There's nowhere in Ireland like Dingle, it still holds a magic all of its own. It was forever immortalized on the Silver Screen too when Ryan's Daughter meant Hollywood came to town. http://thewritingowl.hubpages.com/hub/RyansdaughterandtheDinglePeninsula

As I See It - Old Ireland still exists (in Dingle) By Anne Sheridan Limerick Leader Published on Tuesday 13 November 2012 Anne Sheridan argues that old Ireland ‘still exists’ in her weekly.

The Bronze Age: Musical Horns and Instruments from Ireland's past. In 1986 an Irish Galway based music composer, named Simon O’Dwyer began to explore the musical properties of prehistoric music instruments. This subsequently led to the establishment of Ancient Music Ireland whose initial goal was to reproduce and successfully play cast bronze musical horns from the late Bronze Age. This was to be the first production of such musical instruments in over 3000 years.

The Bronze Age: Musical Horns and Instruments from Ireland's past

The Bronze Age: Musical Horns and Instruments from Ireland's past. In 1986 an Irish Galway based music composer, named Simon O’Dwyer began to explore the musical properties of prehistoric music instruments. This subsequently led to the establishment of Ancient Music Ireland whose initial goal was to reproduce and successfully play cast bronze musical horns from the late Bronze Age. This was to be the first production of such musical instruments in over 3000 years.

http://thewritingowl.hubpages.com/hub/Irish-Sayings-for-St-Patricks-Day Happy Paddy's day and here's a few good old Irish sayings to get you started.

Traditional Irish Sayings and their meanings

Bertie Ahern, Mahon Tribunal, Father Ted, Fr Ted, The money was just resting in my account

The Last Countess of Desmond in Ireland and Queen Elizabeth  http://thewritingowl.hubpages.com/hub/Historyofthelastcountessofdesmond

The Last Countess of Desmond in Ireland and Queen Elizabeth

The Last Countess of Desmond in Ireland and Queen Elizabeth http://thewritingowl.hubpages.com/hub/Historyofthelastcountessofdesmond

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