Donegal – A Place Called Home

Donegal has always felt like home, despite spending the first 45 years of my life in Scotland. It is a heart thing. My childhood summers were spent here in Ireland, at my maternal grandfather’s or grandja’s home, which overlooked Mullaghderg Lake – far away from shops, in days when most people grew their own vegetables, and reared chickens and cows. […]

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A Mushroom Forage

Dunlewey Village “Walking is a man’s best medicine.”                                              Hippocrates Feile an Earagail Feile an Earagail is an annual festival held in the beautiful village of Dunlewey, which lies at the foot of Earagail Mountain – the highest mountain […]

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Tory Island Walks

“Walking is a man’s best medicine.”                                              Hippocrates Tory Island Walks Walking through West Town An Baile Thiar, I felt incredibly happy to note that Tory remains unspoiled. I really love the traditional style of the buildings and their […]

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