Posts Tagged ‘The Burren’

Painting the Burren

Andy Weeks, a New York-based artist, finds inspiration in Clare’s rocky landscape. Two years ago, my wife and I decided to visit Ireland.  We were in the process of buying a house outside of New York and we knew that the cost of it all would keep us from traveling for a while. The tripRead more..

Field of Dreams

How one Man’s dream became a reality. It all began with a castle. In 1987, a husband and wife from the nearby town of Ballyvaughan purchased a 16th-century tower house. Newtown Castle, along with a neighboring country house and a 17th-century coach house lately used to shelter cows. ℘℘℘ Yes, these were fixer-uppers. The slate-roofedRead more..