Many thanks to tour participant Nancy Fitzgerald for this elegant piece about her experience on one of our very own tours. Reproduced with permission below. Originally featured on September 29, 2018, in Commonweal Magazine.   Across the Burren I climbed, through the morning’s gray west-of-Ireland drizzle. With half-a-dozen fellow pilgrims and a guide named

Ireland is full of traditions and we’ve chosen to highlight a few of our favorite Irish wedding traditions. We’ve had Wild Westies from all over celebrate their weddings and anniversaries with us. Something Blue You might be familiar with the wedding tradition of “something old, something new / something borrowed, something blue.” The rhyme is