Tread Softly Because You Tread On My Dreams

In the village of Drumcliffe, County Sligo, lies the final resting place of one of the worlds most beloved modern poets, William Butler Yeats. Not far from his grave this memorial to his work celebrates the poet, his work and my favorite poem ‘He Wishes for the Cloths of Heaven’. This sculpture created by artist […]

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City of the Birds

Just under two kilometers north east of Skellig Michael is the smaller of the Skelligs, ‘Little Skellig’. What struck me as the biggest difference between the two is that here on Little Skellig the sea birds ruled. Tens of thousands of gannets and other migratory birds clings to every usable surface of this barren rocky […]

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Skellig Michael

A long time ago in a land far far away people found refuge in a sacred haven from the rest of the world. For centuries the monks of Skellig Michael, so named after Saint Micheal the Archangel, endured or reveled here sharing company with the seabirds and their faith. Today Skellig Michael has lost none […]

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