Travel Writing by Cory Hanson

Posts tagged The Burren

Five Destinations in County Clare

The Cliffs of Moher

The west of Ireland is world-famous for quaint villages, the lilt of the Irish language, and spectacular outdoor beauty. You’ll find some of the best of all three in County Clare. Ennis The largest town in the county will probably be your first stop after your arrival at Shannon Airport on your way north. Take […]


Marching up Mullaghmore

Burren Clare Ireland

Well, at least it isn’t raining, I think as my ankle once again cranks in what I’m sure is an unhealthy direction in the depression of another wormlike scour on the giant gray brain that is Mullaghmore — one of the highest and certainly the most striking of the rolling hills of bare limestone in Burren […]


The Rugged Ring of Kerry

Valentia Island

  In the southwest corner of Ireland, the rocky, wild Iveragh Peninsula holds its own against Atlantic waves and storms, creating a landscape and a coastline seemingly ripped from a fairytale. Moss-covered forests, cascading waterfalls, craggy beaches, mysterious islands, and the highest mountain peaks in Ireland all await adventurous travelers on this peninsula. A world-famous […]


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