Tag Archives: Ireland

Faha Ridge.

With only a couple of days left in Ireland, I was delighted to get a chance to go out on the hills again. A few weeks of kayaking and swimming have started to get boring so it was nice to … Continue reading

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An Outsider’s Perspective on the Polish Presidential Election

Elections always bring out the wackiest individuals. In our last presidential elections, Ireland has had Eurovision singers, former terrorists, double-dealing businessmen, poets, all and sundry vie for the title. I’m not sure whether to be relieved or worried that Poland … Continue reading

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Our Own Worst Enemy: 1916 to the Civil War

So when complaints about Irish Water and politicians run out of steam, recently we’ve been inevitably turning back to the commemoration of the Easter Rising, an unsuccessful insurrection against British rule in 1916. Of course nothing in Ireland is ever … Continue reading

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Back to Reality

Well it’s been quite a long hiatus from the blog but I owed it to myself to get at least one final post in before 2015 makes an appearance and we bid adieu to yet another year! Already owe an … Continue reading

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Summer do be here.

  Well so far, so good! Arrived in Switzerland and settled in after the obligatory drink or two of welcome. I’m back working at the summer camp I worked at last year and it’s good to see some old faces … Continue reading

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Marching in the Mournes

Well it’s been Easter break here and we’ve enjoyed some unseasonably good weather here in Ireland for Spring. This basically translates as that the sun made an appearance and it was mostly dry. Clearly the end of the world is … Continue reading

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Life

Hey all, This is just a quick post to explain me ‘aul absence for the last month reallY! As ye all know, last semester of college so been quite hectic. Been doing my best to be out hiking and causing … Continue reading

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