All Blog Posts Tagged 'Churches' (4)

The Irish Keys

I’ve had many people ask about the picture on my author page where I’m standing against a gray stone wall on a windswept day in the middle of an Irish field with what are obviously the ruins of a monastery behind me. Observant people have said to themselves, “Wait, there’s a ruined…

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Added by Claire Fullerton on March 30, 2015 at 7:00pm — 11 Comments


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The Story of St. Valentine's Day: Origins

"Be my valentine" in Irish = “A bheith ar mo vailintín”

14th February is Valentine’s Day, but how did it all start?

There was more than one, but this is my favourite story about…

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Added by Totally Irish Gifts on February 2, 2015 at 6:00pm — 4 Comments

Laois (Queen's Co.), Kilkenny, Tipperary and other Church photographs

A Church index of sorts.

While I've been travelling around with my friend Janet, Daniel who helps me with from-ireland has done a bit of organising of my last few months posts and created a Church index.

Mainly the Churches are in the counties I name above, but, we also have some Cork, Carlow, Kildare, Waterford, Dublin, Westmeath, Offaly (King's Co.) and Galway churches.

I just know I've forgotten somewhere!!

Added by Dr. Jane Lyons on May 28, 2014 at 10:52am — No Comments

Old Roman Catholic Church, Couraguneen, Tipperary, Ireland

This was actually one of the most interesting Churches I have been to because most of the side walls and the back wall had been knocked down and yu could still see the tiles from the inside of the Church and the wall remnants as you stood beside it.

I went off here because one day, a man on my FB page told me I had been close to a Church his family used to go to one day when I said I has walked the dogs around a bog beside the train line out the Templemore Road.  So, next day i was…

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Added by Dr. Jane Lyons on May 20, 2014 at 5:12am — No Comments

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