Legananny Dolmen {Northern Ireland}

Legananny Dolmen {Northern Ireland}

Nestled in the countryside of County Down, sits the Legananny Dolmen. The name Legananny is derived from the Irish term Liagán Áine, meaning standing stone. This is a Neolithic era funerary site dating back around 5,000 years. To honor a relative that had passed away, these huge stones were dragged up the hillside and assembled [...]

Dundrum Castle {Northern Ireland}

Dundrum Castle {Northern Ireland}

Dundrum Castle in County Down is an incredible historical tribute. This castle was built sometime around 1177 century by John de Courcey after his invasion of the Ulster area and has stood here overlooking the beautiful countryside ever since. This idyllic spot sits on top of a rocky hill with stunning views of the Dundrum [...]

Ulster American Folk Park {Northern Ireland}

Ulster American Folk Park {Northern Ireland}

One of the most thought provoking museums that I have had the opportunity to visit was the Ulster American Folk Park in Northern Ireland. This park is an open air museum that follows different generations through the years giving visitors a very personal view of the people. With original buildings and recreated scenes, actors dressed [...]