Johnnie Fox’s Pub

Nothing says, "Happy St. Patrick's Day" better than Johnnie Fox's Pub in the Wicklow Mountains south of Dublin.  Definitely a destination place -- you reach Johnnie's at the top of a mountain by a steep, narrow winding road.  It's not the kind of place you stop by after work for a quick pint. Established in … Continue reading Johnnie Fox’s Pub

Easter Tradition

Once in a while you have to break tradition.  Typically, our Easter is celebrated with the entire family gathered for a special Easter Dinner.   But, one Easter Sunday we found ourselves alone in Ireland, traveling south from Dublin to Waterford to meet our daughter.  So, for Easter dinner we tried Johnnie Fox's Pub.  What? A … Continue reading Easter Tradition

Powerscourt Estate

In a previous post I talked about pet cemeteries, namely the one I found at Powerscourt Estate near Dublin, Ireland.   This is a panoramic view of the Powerscourt Estate, compliments of Wikipedia.  (In case you're wondering, the pet cemetery is up close to the mansion, off the frame in the upper left hand corner.) … Continue reading Powerscourt Estate