Day: February 15, 2021


Flowers of February

Flowers of February are Snowdrops and Crocuses. Snowdrops and Crocuses are one of the earliest flowers. They started flowering already in January and February. And they look particularly spectacular. Snowdrops have been known since the earliest times under various names. But were named Galanthus in 1753. They are “milk flowers” because their Latin genus name […]

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The Forge Restaurant

Less than 1 kilometer from the majestic Altamont Gardens was located The Forge Restaurant. Between the villages of Ballon and Bunclody on the N80 Dublin-Wexford road. It was an ideal stopover for tourists. I wrote “it was” because The Forge Restaurant closed its doors on 4th September 2018 as its owner Mary Jordan had retired […]

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