Author Archives: Patsy Hart

Waterford County

History Waterford is Ireland’s oldest city and the seaport is in the southeast of the country. It was founded in 914 A.D. by the Vikings and still, today parts of the ancient walled core are in existence still. Local archaeological … Continue reading

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County Tyrone

Some, believe the late actor Tyrone Power got his name from Tyrone County, it is a common name used for Irish babies, and it means from Owen’s territory. Yet according to history, County Tyrone’s title comes from the Irish words … Continue reading

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County Tipperary

Tipperary is a beautiful county in the mid-west of Ireland, it’s this county that inspired the Irish-orientated love song in 1907. Written by Harry Williams and Jack Judge the marching song is all about a soldier waving goodbye to Leicester … Continue reading

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County Slingo

County Slingo Slingo or in Irish Sligeach, means the “abounding in shells”, it is a county town and coastal seaport in the County Slingo, Ireland, and it is within the western province of Connacht. In 2016 the population of Slingo … Continue reading

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County Roscommon

Intro No one is from Roscommon, according to a very old joke, since the county has no maternity hospital. Its neither the smallest or the biggest county in Ireland, what is beautiful is its mountains, rivers and lakes. Roscommon is … Continue reading

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Country Offaly

County Offaly is one of the many counties located in Ireland – (pronounced as Contae Uibh Fhailí in Irish). It is located in the Leinster province, which is a part of the Midlands Region. The Irish name of this country … Continue reading

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County Monaghan

County Monaghan is one of Ireland’s many counties. It is included in Border Region and is located in the Ulster province. The name is derived from one of the towns located in the county. The local authority for the county … Continue reading

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What are the Top 6 Festivals in Ireland?

Ireland is a popular tourist destination as there have been a recorded 7,604,400 visitors from overseas. This has been a part of the shocking 8% increase in tourism since the previous year. Although, the reason why there are so many … Continue reading

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Touring the Famous Irish Whiskey Mills

The Scots seem to have competition in terms of whiskey as Irish whiskey is finally coming back into the light as one of the fastest growing beverages in the world. Even though the 20th century seems to be the end … Continue reading

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The Best and Worst Times to Visit Ireland

Ireland is a stunning country known for its iconic folklore that involves magical fairies and for its rich and revolutionary political conquests. Though, Ireland is also the land of having the best pubs that are lively at any time of … Continue reading

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