About the Author

Sinead Harold is from Dublin, Ireland. She emigrated from her hometown in 2014 and now lives near downtown Annapolis with her husband and pug. She loves her new home of Annapolis for its beauty and historical roots, and is enjoying spending time discovering new places to visit. She blogs about her discoveries on her personal blog, www.iloveannapolis.net.

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A Recap of the 5th Annual Annapolis Film Festival

The Annapolis Film Festival kicked off this past weekend – and what an event it was. This year’s festival started the evening of Thursday, March 30th with the opening night hosted at the Maryland Hall for Creative Arts. In attendance was none other than famous director Rob Reiner, whose movie LBJ was premiering that night. […]

April 04, 2017


Ireland in Annapolis: Happy St. Paddy’s Day!

The month of March 2017 has been officially proclaimed Irish-American Heritage month, which is music to my ears. Lots of activities and events have been created throughout the country to honor Ireland, and there’s no better place to put on a great Irish celebration than Annapolis. When I first moved over to America from Ireland, […]

March 15, 2017


To plunge or not to plunge-that is the question…

The last thing I expected to witness on a freezing cold Saturday in January was thousands of half-naked people plunging themselves into the Chesapeake Bay; but I did, and it was all in the name of charity at the 21st Annual Maryland State Police Polar Plunge. Every January at Sandy Point State Park, over 10,000 […]

January 31, 2017


Amazing Architectural Delight: Annapolis by Candlelight

Being from Europe and a new resident to Annapolis, I am fascinated by the history and character of the many old buildings that grace the wonderful streets of historical downtown Annapolis. I’ve also wondered what lies behind the doors to these beautiful homes. So of course I jumped at the chance to finally get to […]

November 09, 2016


Fall Fun for Y’all at the Greenstreet Gardens Fall Festival

What a wonderful time I spent last weekend at the Greenstreet Gardens Fall Festival. Back in my home country of Ireland we refer to fall as autumn, and we don’t celebrate it on such a big scale like here in America. So I was super excited to experience my first ‘American Fall’ festival in the […]

October 19, 2016


Fabulous Fringe Fun

A high-heeled running race—for men. Live body painting. All kinds of music. These are just a few of the things that I witnessed, laughed at, and enjoyed last weekend at the Annapolis Fringe Festival in downtown. The event, held on a fall weekend throughout West Street’s art district, has grown in just a few short […]

September 30, 2016


Annapolis Irish Festival: Almost Like Home

Lucky me. Last week I got the chance to attend this year’s Annapolis Irish Festival and it was absolutely brilliant. Each year this annual event is held at the Anne Arundel Fair Grounds in Crownsville, spread out over two days—this year, Friday July 15th and Saturday July 16th. The festival is always a good one […]

July 29, 2016


Put a Spring in Your Step: Visit one of Annapolis’ Parks

I love nothing more than slipping into my running shoes to get some exercise and explore the great outdoors. Since the weather has improved and evenings are getting brighter, my husband and I have been out and about discovering some parks and trails new to us in the Annapolis area.

April 11, 2016


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