Tag Archives: Ireland

Belfast and Giant’s Causeway in Northern Ireland

We spent a little more time in Northern Ireland and then went on to Belfast. I must admit that Northern Ireland is much more expensive (than the south) and the US dollar currency rate against the pound is horrible… We left Derry … Continue reading

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Northern Ireland – Galway and Londonderry

Galway and Londonderry We spent the night in Galway near the Galway bay in a more secluded hotel. A nice break from being in the busy city center.  I finally got a nice morning run along the bay to start … Continue reading

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Foynes and Cliffs of Moher Ireland

We made an interesting stop in Foynes at the Flying Boat Museum. This was a surprising history lesson as this location was the first international airport across the Atlantic to North America. We toured a historic Boeing 314 flying boat … Continue reading

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Killarney Ireland

We spent two nights here next to the national park and lakes.  We toured around the countryside. In a neighboring city, they were preparing for Puck Fair 400 everywhere this weekend. (http://www.puckfair.ie/).  We only got to see the statue of … Continue reading

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Cobh and Blarney Ireland

We had a short stop in Cobh for tea and scones and enjoy the pretty ocean scenery. We took a short walk to see the famous port area where both the Lusitania and Titanic left about a century, but never … Continue reading

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New Ross and Waterford Ireland

We stopped by one of the renovated immigration ships in New Ross that was used for people to escape Ireland in the days of the famine to immigrate to North America.  It was re-created, but the museum (ship) told a … Continue reading

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Leaving Dublin Ireland

We did get to visit the Trinity college in Dublin and check out the book of Kells and the library. The library was simply impressive.  I felt like I was actually in a movie – like the historical Jedi library … Continue reading

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