Ireland: the Blaskets

January 5th, 2010 · Comments Off on Ireland: the Blaskets

By Chris Deliso (2005 (Travel Intelligence) Stretching beyond and forever is the cold Atlantic. The western sky also stretches wide, and in evening the sunset dissipates, seems to float, on vast thick clouds, inflated and tinged with purples and reds, like those regal jellyfish bobbing on the westward ocean. Standing atop the cliffs outside the […]

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Drinking in Dublin

January 5th, 2010 · Comments Off on Drinking in Dublin

By Chris Deliso (written in 2001, published in 2004 by Travel Intelligence) A raucous roar went up as time expired, and a bloodied County Meath emerged the winner. The dejected losers, archrivals Dublin, plodded off the field in silence. The 30,000 fans who had almost torn down old Croke Park with their bare fists spilled […]

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