I mentioned that Duane and I would be going to Ireland in a post I published on St. Patrick’s Day. Well we have gone and returned and I want to share some pictures with you of our amazing trip.
My uncle hosted the Danahy family at *I still can’t believe it when I say it* a castle! We stayed at Lough Cutra Castle in County Galway for a week, with 32 family members spanning three generations. Lough Cutra’s extensive history has been traced back to 866 A.D. Historians believe it is quite possible that Ireland’s patron saint, St. Patrick passed Lough Cutra on his travels as well St. Colman MacDuagh, after whom the local church is named. For more history about the castle and its owners over the years, please visit here.
We had so much fun there; eating, drinking, walking, biking, exploring and well drinking again! These photos include the castle, its grounds and some of its animal residents.
Although the castle exterior seems imposingly medieval, the interior was warm and inviting, decorated with an amazing array of artwork and resident animal friends!
We made many new friends in Ireland. It was hard to leave. Yet this was a trip we will always cherish. I’m happy to be able to share it with you, thank you for visiting!