Category: Travel Research

Harry Clarke window in St. Joseph Convent Chapel, Dingle

St. Joseph’s Convent Chapel, Dingle

Even though many 14th- and 15th-century pilgrims sailed from Dingle to Spain's Santiago de Compastela to visit the bones of ...
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Kilmalkedar Church, Kerry

Kilmalkedar Christian Site, Kerry

Just 3 kilometers on from the Gallarus Oratory is Kilmalkedar. This Early Christian and later Medieval site is spread over ...
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Gallarus Oratory, Dingle Peninsula

Gallarus Oratory, Dingle Peninsula

The westernmost point in Ireland, the Dingle Peninsula is the location of numerous prehistoric and early medieval remains. The peninsula ...
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Ardfert Cathedral site

Ardfert Cathedral, County Kerry

After a traditional Irish breakfast at a local pub in Limerick, I headed west to the town of Ardfert, near ...
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Interior of St. Mary the Virgin Cathedral in Limerick, Ireland

St. Mary’s Cathedral, Limerick, Ireland

There is nothing quite like arriving at Shannon Airport at 7:35 am, picking up your right-hand drive rental car and ...
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Ireland Tour of 2018

Ireland Tour of 2018

It's been a long time since I posted about my research travels. Although I covered my first trip in 2014 ...
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The biophilia effect

The biophilia effect

When we start talking about the "feel" of a new worship or gathering space with a client, we invariably hear ...
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Basilica of Saint-Martin d'Ainay

Basilica of Saint-Martin d’Ainay

To our friends, the Ginots, this church was a must-see. It was closed when we first attempted to see it ...
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Basilica of Notre-Dame de Fourvière

"A gleaming retro-Byzantine confection of Roman columns and religious iconography,..." is how this basilica is described on Viator's website describing Lyon attractions ...
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Sagrada Familia enters final phase of construction

Sagrada Familia enters final phase of construction

In December of this year, I will be visiting one of the world capitals of architecture - the City of ...
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