Four Acorns / Quatre graines de chêne
#MySundayPhoto – Rhododendron Walk / Allée des Rhododendrons

#MySundayPhoto – Rhododendron Walk / Allée des Rhododendrons

Kilmacurragh Botanic Gardens are awash with colour at the moment, with the giant rhododendrons in full, glorious bloom. Yesterday as...

St. John's Point, lighthouse, phare, Donegal, Ireland, Irlande, Irish Landmark Trust

#MySundayPhoto – To the lighthouse / Au phare

For our first weekend away without the acorns in over ten years, we stayed in an Irish lighthouse, and we...

Easter, egg hunt, Clifden ecoBeach, camping, camper van, camping car, Wild Atlantic Way, beach, Connemara, Clifden, Ireland, Irlande, Pâques, oeufs, chocolat, chocolate

Easter on a Connemara beach / Pâques sur une plage du Connemara

Dream by the stream and wake up to the sound of the ocean on your Wild Atlantic Way. For the second night of our...

Easter, eggs, egg hunt, chocolate, Easter bunny, beach, Connemara, Clifden, baskets, Pâques, oeufs, chocolat, chasse aux oeufs, Irlande, Ireland

#MySundayPhoto – Easter / Pâques

Happy Easter from Connemara! The acorns’ little Easter baskets, handmade in France by my mum, have travelled to the edge...

Four Acorns in a camper van / Quatre graines de chêne en camping car

Say CAMPER VAN!!! 🚐 How excited were they! No sooner had Brian disappeared inside the Craic n’ Campers office, than they wriggled...

Seefin, passage tomb, Wicklow, Ireland, Irlande, neolithic, heritage, patrimoine, history, histoire, néolithique, monument

#MySundayPhoto – Stepping back in time / Voyage dans le temps

The acorns eagerly squeezed through the 5,000 year old stone passage of the little-known neolithic cairn which caps the summit...

Seefin, passage tomb, Wicklow, Ireland, Irlande, neolithic, heritage, patrimoine, history, histoire, néolithique, monument, cairn, Wicklow

Hiking up a hill and back in time / Randonnée à remonter dans le temps

As often in Ireland, it started with a sunny weather forecast, and a yearning for uninterrupted views. After several woodland outings...

Achill, Keel, beach, ocean, Atlantic, Wild Atlantic Way, Ireland, Irlande, Atlantique, plage, océan

Wild Atlantic Achill / Achill l’Atlantique

It was Friday evening and we were approaching Westport, Co Mayo, for a 2-night stay in the Westport Coast Hotel with...

Achill, Keel, beach, ocean, Atlantic, Wild Atlantic Way, Ireland, Irlande, Atlantique, plage, océan, SUP, surf

#MySundayPhoto – SUP

This is Achill – SUP on Keel’s Atlantic rollers. Voici Achill : SUP sur les longs rouleaux atlantiques de Keel.  

#MySundayPhoto – Sunset on Clew Bay / Coucher de soleil sur Clew Bay

The sun was setting over Clew Bay, Co Mayo, as we reached our hotel on Westport’s harbour, for what was...

Dargle, river, Powerscourt, Wicklow, Ireland, Irlande

And a river runs through it / Et au milieu coule une rivière

Let the children play Stomp in the water Climb trees Draw with charcoal Build a dam Drift downhill on their scooter Throw...

St. Patrick's Day, Ireland, Irlande, 17 March, 17 mars, Paddy's Day

#MySundayPhoto – St. Patrick’s Day / La Saint-Patrick

On 17th March, the acorns marched with their school in the local St. Patrick’s Day parade – this year’s theme was...