Behind the Scenes
Join us as we travel around Ireland - introducing some very special places and people. We try to bring to life the unique characteristics of the Irish people and countryside - often leaving the main tourist attractions to travel to visit some interesting diversions that I think you will enjoy! You can browse through the features listed in this page and jump to one that interests you, or enter a surname or placename in the search box to see which features mention them. Enjoy.
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The ancient inauguration site of the O'Reilly chieftains is located just outside the town of Cavan.
Clough Oughter Castle is located in the middle of Lough Oughter - not too far from Cavan town in County Cavan.
We were near the village of Ballydehob in West Cork doing research on the townland of origin for one of our members. What happened next is typical when you stop to chat to a local in Ireland.
We take a tour of what is left of the original Maguire Castle in Enniskillen, County Fermanagh.
We asked a young resident of the largest of the Aran Islands in County Galway to sit down and tell us what life was like on the island today.
Strokestown Park House, is a hidden gem as it is off the tourist trail in County Roscommon.
Join us at the Ulster American Folk Park just outside the town of Omagh in County Tyrone and see what life was like in 1800s Ireland.
Join Carina on The Quiet Man bridge near Oughterard in County Galway.
Join Carina and Mike on a tour around the Farnham House Estate - just outside Cavan Town in County Cavan.
We headed for Devenish island – an early christian monastic site that is conveniently located just outside the town of Enniskillen in County Fermanagh. We were in the company of Barry Flanagan of Erne Water Taxi. It was just a short boat-ride from Enniskillen Castle and Barry provided plenty of commentary along the way. Join……...