Limerick Lunch and River Shannon Walk: Maps, Pictures, Podcast #31

Limerick is about 2 ½ hours from Dublin via train, bus or car. It makes a nice lunch stop before continuing on your way to the Ring of Kerry, Dingle Peninsula, Killarney, or other amazing destinations in the west of Ireland. Don’t miss the opportunity to see the 13th century King John’s Castle. Have a … More Limerick Lunch and River Shannon Walk: Maps, Pictures, Podcast #31

Howth, Ireland: A Dublin Daytrip – Things to Do with Maps and Podcast #28

If you visit Dublin, be sure to take a day or part of a day to visit the town of Howth on the Irish Sea. If possible, pick a day with little wind, so you can take the ferry around the island, Ireland’s Eye. In the town, visit the ruins of a medieval abbey, walk inside a defensive tower built to watch for potential invaders from Napoleon’s army that is now a vintage radio museum, and see Howth Castle, still inhabited by descendants of the original Lord who arrived in Howth in 1177 AD. Near the sea, watch as fishing nets are made, walk out to the original Howth lighthouse at the end of the pier, and enjoy fresh seafood as you look out over the harbor. … More Howth, Ireland: A Dublin Daytrip – Things to Do with Maps and Podcast #28

Dublin, Ireland Walking Tour of 11 Christian Sights with Maps, Pictures and Podcast #27

Did you know that some of Dublin’s most visited sights are intertwined with the history of Christianity? The richly illustrated Book of Kells, containing the Gospels of the Bible, draws almost one million visitors per year to Dublin’s Trinity College. The Chester Beatty Library at Dublin Castle, with some of the oldest writings of the Bible, draws nearly 300,000 visitors per year. And, of course, St. Patrick’s Cathedral and Christ Church Cathedral are must-see sights for every visitor to Dublin. So, if you want to make sure you see some of Dublin’s best Christian sights, use this walking tour with maps to navigate around Dublin and to make sure that you have an opportunity to learn about the history of Christianity as you enjoy all aspects of this amazing city! … More Dublin, Ireland Walking Tour of 11 Christian Sights with Maps, Pictures and Podcast #27

Dublin, Ireland’s Chester Beatty Library: Overview and Christian Highlights

Did you know that Dublin’s Chester Beatty Library was Europe’s Museum of the Year in 2002 and its collections have only grown since then? Did you know that this often overlooked gem contains some of the oldest writings of the Bible, including the earliest known book containing all four Gospels, the earliest copy of the … More Dublin, Ireland’s Chester Beatty Library: Overview and Christian Highlights