Insights Ireland Daily Journal
Tomorrow Starts Today As Mark Twain famously said, “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you did not do, than by the ones you did .” Don’t you think you should start planning? Let’s be honest for a moment. Are you putting off your dreams of adventure and […]

Tomorrow Starts Today, Start Planning!


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VISIT IRELAND FOR the Peace and Quiet According to the World Health Organization, noise can cause significant health problems, including difficulty focusing and an inability to relax. Escape from the noise. Visit Ireland and reawaken your soul. Friendly and hospitable people:  There are even songs about Ireland’s famous warmth! (“When Irish eyes are smiling”)  People are the heart of […]

Visit Ireland-Top 10 Reasons


Living Life Fully
Living life fully and meaningfully.  Isn’t that the true definition of  a life well-lived?  Anything less than fully and meaningfully is simply not enough.  At least, that’s how I felt as I prepared for my first international adventure.  It was the early 1980s and I was fresh out of university. Reagan was president of the United States […]

Living life fully



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“Friends of Celtic Crossings” save 30% at  Oxford University Press! Promotion Code:  AAFLYG6 FLOWING TIDES:  History and Memory in an Irish Soundscape, Gearóid Ó hAllmhuráin’s new book by Oxford University Press features a BONUS companion website with fascinating videos and photos. An undisputed mecca of traditional music, County Clare is an isolated soundscape in the west […]

New Book by Prof Gearóid Ó hAllmhuráin





Hurling
Hurling–Ireland's national obsession- The 2,000 year old tradition of Irish hurling combines the speed and skills of hockey, baseball, lacrosse and rugby. Its reputed to have replaced warfare in Ireland

Hurling and other wonderful Gaelic Sports


Are you curious about your County Clare heritage and genealogy? Learn about the extraordinary resources that can make your search into an adventure!

Deep roots – Clare Genealogy