Wordless Wednesday – The Boat Strand, Carrickfin

A Quiet Day at The Boat Strand Looking out over The Atlantic Alone on the Beach The Sunshine Sparkling on the Water Arranmore Island in the Distance The Joy of Paddling Brigid P. Gallagher is a retired natural medicines therapist, passionate organic gardener and author of “Watching the Daisies- Life lessons on the Importance of Slow,” a holistic memoir dedicated to the art of […]

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Wordless Wednesday – Errigal Mountain

Errigal Mountain, Co. Donegal, Ireland Brigid P. Gallagher is a retired natural medicines therapist, passionate organic gardener and author of “Watching the Daisies- Life lessons on the Importance of Slow,” a holistic memoir dedicated to the art of mindfulness and healing from debilitating illness. She lives in Donegal, Ireland –  an area of outstanding natural beauty. Book Trailer: https://youtu.be/r5GCjaetgZk Twitter: https://twitter.com/watchingthedai1 Facebook: https://facebook.com/watchingthedaisies/ Goodreads: […]

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A Walk Down Memory Lane

“Walking is a man’s best medicine.”                                              Hippocrates I recently took a hike near my late mother’s childhood home. Travelling through quiet country lanes Past ancient peat bogs, with Errigal Mountain in the distance Enjoying the view across Mullaghderg […]

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The Happy Camper

I stopped off at a very special spot in Glenveagh National Park a few weeks ago. “The Happy Camper” is a real gem of a cafe – surrounded by stunning views of ancient peat bogs with Muckish Mountain standing proudly in the background. The view of peat bogs and Muckish Mountain Maria McCormack serves her customers freshly cooked, scrumptious pancakes […]

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Miseog

The ruins of Miseog’s Home Peggy Boyle known as Miseog, was a prophetess who lived in the townland of Ballymanus, a couple of miles from my home here in County Donegal. Background Miseog, a native Irish speaker, was born in 1816 and married Paddy Harley, who made several trips to work in the coal mines of Pennsylvania. In those days […]

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The Rock

The Cross atop The Rock at Kerrytown On 11 January 1939, The Virgin Mary appeared on top of a rocky outcrop in Kerrytown, Co. Donegal, to Teresa Ward aged 15. Her sister Mary aged 19, had accompanied her outside but was inside an outhouse when Teresa first witnessed the vision. Mary thought Teresa was play acting at first but she […]

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