Tag Archives: EdMooneyPhotography

The Last Remains – Kildare Castle

It has been about four years since I first visited what remains of Kildare Castle. With the wealth of heritage sites in the area such as the Cathedral and the numerous Abbey’s you would expect to find a rather large fortification, … Continue reading

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The Ruinhunter is back, with a Medieval Adventure.

I cant believe its been over three months since I last posted. I would love to say that I got lost on one of my Ruin hunts and ended up having an adventure, but sadly that was not the case. … Continue reading

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Re-work Wednesday 44

This week I have something completely new, and outside the box. I do use photoshop for basic editing, but have never realy explored much of the wonderful creative jobs it can do. So recently Ryan uploaded a video of himself … Continue reading

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The Werewolves of Ossory 

And now just in time for Halloween, allow me to share with you a Werewolf Legend from Ireland.  There are numerous stories of werewolves in Ireland throughout the centuries but, today I will share with you just one. Nobody really … Continue reading

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The Final Curtain – Dracula’s Fire Garden

I want you to believe … to believe in things that you cannot …” – Bram Stoker, Dracula And so sadly we come to the final article on last years Bram Stoker Festival in Dublin exclusively for the thefairytaletraveler.com. Its been … Continue reading

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Featured Photographer: Medieval Castles and Ruins

I was quite suprised when I got up this morning to see that a recent interview I did with Featured E-Magazine had just been published. I had not expected it for another few weeks. I always find these things hard … Continue reading

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Donnelly’s Hollow

Now this is the type of place that I don’t come across too often. This quaint little monument, which is situated a short distance from the old military graveyard on the Curragh plains, commemorates the site of a famous prize … Continue reading

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Return of The Hulk

No, this is not a post about a green Marvel Super Hero. This is The Hulk, as it is known locally in my town of Monasterevin. A massive Georgian House which sits just outside the town adjacent the Hazel Hotel. … Continue reading

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Re-work Wednesday 12

This week we travel back to 2012 and the site of an early Christian Monastery in Taghadoe, Co. Kildare. All that remains of this monastery which dates back to the sixth century is the Round Tower which was reported to … Continue reading

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Dunfierth Church

I stumbled upon this old medieval church recently and to be completely honest, I almost drove past it. After last year I feel that I have seen far too many off these old church ruins which seem to be scattered … Continue reading

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