‘Dún na mBan Trí Thine’ on tour

I arrived back in Ireland on the 5th of September after nearly seven weeks to find out ‘Dún na mBan Trí Thine’, the Taibhdhearc’s Galway International Arts Festival play from the summer, would be touring in November. I wouldn’t be operating the subtitles as the tour was of the Gaeltachtaí; Gaoth Dobhair, Ráth Cairn and Coirce Dhuibhne. […]

Edinburgh, Scotland, 20th-23rd of May

I took my first trip with people in about six years to visit Edinburgh, Scotland, for an extended weekend. Booking the flights about six weeks in advance they cost about €30 with Ryanair, and we got six-person room (for six of us) in a rather nice, very central hostel called Budget Backpackers for £52 per person, […]

Travelling: 28th of July-24th of August – Part 8; Budapest, Hungary

10th of August. Monday. I got the train from Innsbruck, Austria at 5am to Budapest, Hungary. The sunrise was beautiful. I thought I’d have to change but it turned out it was in fact a direct train. I had however misunderstood the instructions in Innsbruck and sat in the wrong section of the train, so […]