In this land of fiercely independent people, who value their poets as highly as their warriors, our strategy was to be road warriors by day and elegant country houseguests in the evening... In 1922, my grandfather, James O'Sullivan, a captain in the fight for Ireland's independence, emigrated from Ireland to the United States via Canada -- one year after the partition of … [Read more...] about Hitching in Ireland with Mom
Williamsburg: The challenge for Busch Gardens in adding an Ireland theme to its park at this colonial oasis was to steer clear of shamrockery, yet still create a family environment that was fun and vibrant. "Ireland" was opened to the public May 18 and in the opinion of Sean Counihan, mayor of Killarney, steered that midway course pretty well. "What I like about it is … [Read more...] about A Little Bit of Ireland in the U.S.