Category: Republic of Ireland

Dublin

I must say that I couldn’t have timed this trip better if I had tried.  Gorgeous weather, St Patty’s Day celebrations, elections in the North, the anniversary of the hunger strikes, and today I...

Time flies

I’m back in Dublin now.  I haven’t had any time to write and still don’t.  This trip is going by way too fast!  I wish I had more time to stop and enjoy some...

Whirlwind

We picked up our newbies in Galway yesterday, two more Aussies, a Kiwi and a German.  We drove through the Burren National Park which felt like being on another planet.  I don’t think I’ve ever seen...

Let’s start with a Guiness

[Note:  Most of my photos from the ROI went missing in the mail, and some of my journals were damaged.  As a result some of the following entries are light on detail.  Many of...

Top of the morn’ to ye

Hello Dublin!  The flight over was great – only £90 return with RyanAir.  It took about 30 minutes from start to finish: 10 minute ascent, 10 minutes at altitude and a 10 minute descent. ...