peternal instinct

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Category Archives: irish life

Ooops I did it again…

I may have found another homeless kitten on a cold winter night…this is getting to be a habit! There was a crying noise coming from outside the other night and … Continue reading

December 9, 2012 · 1 Comment

Happy Halloween!

We’re having a low key Halloween here at home, hoping there aren’t too many firecrackers and bangers over the evening. It’s always a dangerous time for pets with strange noises … Continue reading

October 31, 2012 · 7 Comments

Yarn bombing in Kiltimagh!

Kiltimagh is known for a number of distinctive sculptures throughout the town and the excitement of the upcoming All Ireland GAA match has proven too infectious to resist adornment! Over … Continue reading

September 20, 2012 · 3 Comments

Go Maigh Eo!

I never thought much could top the loyalty of Canadian hockey fans, until I moved to Ireland and discovered the game of Gaelic football played in the GAA (Gaelic Athletic … Continue reading

September 19, 2012 · 4 Comments

Online shopping for pets

In a small town in the West of Ireland, online shopping is a lifesaver when it comes to pet paraphernalia! I try to shop local but when the only brands … Continue reading

September 4, 2012 · Leave a comment

Greyhounds in Ireland

When I first arrived in Ireland, I remembered the bucolic countryside and friendly people from a previous visit and naively assumed that it translated into an appreciation for animals and … Continue reading

August 18, 2012 · Leave a comment