Marbella Old Town

Marbella old town (Casco Antiguo) is a lovely place to explore, with its narrow lanes and interesting history. The photos below were taken in the area this month. The ancient walled city layout retains the same layout as in the 16th century. Here is the┬áPlaza de los Naranjos (Orange Square) Around the square are some …

A Wedding in Marbella

As I wandered through the old town in Marbella last week, I stumbled across a Wedding in the Cathedral. The photos below were taken on my phone when the happy couple emerged from the ceremony. The couple danced together outside the door of the church, surrounded by a happy crowd of family and friends. Their …

Lissadell House

Last week we took a trip to Lissadell House in Sligo, this is the family home of Countess Constance Markievicz, formally Constance Gore-Booth and her sister Eva Gore-Booth, both of whom who incredibly active political figures in the early years of the 20th Century. The first time I visited Lissadell was with my Grandmother when …

ThunderRoad Cafe

Thunder Road Cafe is a fun American themed Restaurant that has been in the heart of Templebar in Dublin for the last 21 years. The food is incredible and the staff are lovely people. ThunderRoad is always worth visiting. If you are there around 9pm, everyone dances to YMCA. There is so much to look …

Guinness Storehouse

These are photos that I took at the Guinness Storehouse, during an outing with Offshoot Photography Society. This is the most popular tourist attraction in Dublin, and someplace that I have been meaning to visit for years. I really enjoyed my visit, and I will return in the future.┬áThank you to Mike in Offshoot who …

Castletown House

On Sunday we visited Castletown House in Kildare, the weather was fantastic and the house is always intreating to visit. We did not have time to walk around the grounds this time, as we arrived later than intended, I am sure we will return to this wonderful location in the future. The hawthorn blooms smelt …

Russborough House

Yesterday we took a trip to the always interesting Russborough House in Wicklow. I have been here many times, but today was the first time that they allowed photography during the tour of the house. Our Guide Iris was an incredibly knowledgeable about the history of the House from the Mitford Sisters up to present …