Portstewart 2017

“The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.”

– Marcel Proust, ‘La Prisonnière’



I couldn’t sleep the other night, and as I looked out the window I saw that it was already starting to get bright out.

I decided to walk down through the town to the beach and watch the sun rise, in the hopes that this would tire me out enough to sleep.

Kilmainham Gaol Part II

Part 1

In the courtyard in which the plaque remembering the men who were killed is where the rebel leaders were executed.

Below is a photo of where the men were executed.


Inside the Gaol in the largest area is where many of those who were imprisoned during the civil war were kept.

Two notable individuals being Eamon De Valera and Grace Gifford, both of whom famously opposed the Anglo-Irish Treaty.