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Last weekend we ventured to Killarney for a day trip. I can honestly say, when I envisioned Ireland, this was what I was picturing.
Killarney is a beautiful little town. The houses are all in a row and multicoloured. Little pubs were everywhere to be seen, and the weather acted very Irish (wet and cold, all day).
... Falls was just a short walk from the car park. Brian suggested we go out onto the rocks to get a group photo. Once we were out, it was slippery. Risk Management Amy would be giving me another thumbs down on this one!
Gary and I went shopping. I still haven’t found what Kim wanted! We met up with John and went into a sweater shop. I did try on a few sweaters and I was about to buy one, but I was trying to decide if ...
... She had given me a special set of things she wanted. She pulled up some jewelry she wanted on the Internet. I am having a hard time finding any!
I slept all the way to Killarney. Brian wanted to organize a trip to ross castle for some picture taking, but with half of the group still sick, we decided not to go. When we checked in, I went to sleep and didn’t get up until the next ...
... braved the Healy Pass. Takes some concentration driving but worth every bit. Most spectacular and the statuary and explanatory plaque at the top of the Pass are interesting. Don't miss the "1931" in the cliff face.
From Lauragh we drove north until we found the sign for Gleninchaquin Park. Down a looooong boreen to the point that I was sure I had missed a turnoff and would end up in some farmer's yard, but all of a sudden there ...
Lisdoon, Lisdoon, Lisdoon, Lisdoonvarna!
South bound to Cork as quick as we could leave
To meet up for dinner with cousins Bobby & Steve
In toe were Marion, Suzie, Christine, Robert, Roy...the whole clan
The restaurant we went to so incredibly grand
That night was mum's first hostel in 20 years
But that didn't stop us from having to put plugs in our ears
On our last day Marion came at ...