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Annie Moore at Cobh, a statue for those who left for the US  
   

Annie Moore at Cobh, a statue for those who left for the US

On Ya Boyo

March 23rd 2011
Part one of the journey to Ireland begins with too many pints, a big win on the gee gees and whirlwind trip around the south-west corner of the country. Arriving at the fancy new terminal two at Dublin Airport we completely bypassed Dublin (so can’t tell you what it’s like yet!) and made our way to Athlone right in the centre – or as Susan likes to explain, its right where you fold the map. ... read more
Europe » Ireland

Irish Flag Celtic tribes arrived on the island between 600-150 B.C. Invasions by Norsemen that began in the late 8th century were finally ended when King Brian BORU defeated the Danes in 1014. English invasions began in the 12th century and set off more than se... ... read more
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