A travel blog of Ireland and Europe

Ireland

Derry Murals

First of all, which is it? Derry or Londonderry? Well, if you are a nationalist (typically the Catholic community) it is Derry and if you are a unionist (typically the Protestant community, wanting to keep the ties to the UK)…

Cashel

In April 1863, Mary Jane Flanigan, aged 9, left her native Ireland and set sail for New Zealand on the ship Elizabeth Ann Bright. She was travelling with a Mrs Ryan. Was this her mother who had remarried? Was Mary…