Carrygerry Country House
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- Continental Breakfast
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- Free parking
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But first.... my eldest lad turned 22 today. Happy Birthday Jack.
I originally planned to leave yesterday, Monday, but the weather report over Ireland wasn't too crash hot, and I had some extra work to do on the plane, which I'll expand on at some later time....
Anne flew with Aer Lingus from Heathrow to ...
... t look like pudding at all! It looks like a round fried oatmeal patty. Black pudding is known as blood sausage because it is made with pig's blood. White pudding does not contain any blood. Matt liked the white pudding better than the black. I tried a tiny piece of each and was not a fan of either one, but at least I can say that I tried it!
Peter picked us up around 10:30am and we headed back to the airport to pick up my parents. I was so happy ...
... way in. The spiral stone stair case took us up to the turrets for a wonderful view of the surrounding countryside ....... so green. The tapestries were huge and finely detailed. Outside the castle was a reconstructed village of thatch roofed stone cottages and tea rooms where we enjoyed afternoon tea.
We then made a not so quick visit to the Blarney Woollen Mills ...
... us around the island, it had been a very memerable journey. Jeff said that it was the highlight of the entire trip for him.
Next stop, Shannon. It was our last night in Ireland, I was sad to be leaving the country. The people were so sweet & really went out of their way to be accommodating, not to mention the beautiful scenery, so peaceful.
The first hotel we went to was full (here we go again), a wedding was about to begin, but the ...
... the boat!" The Irish do like to drink, especially their Guinness, although we saw a lot of wine being consumed also. Many of the people drank wine (or beer!) with their lunches we noticed. Monday is a bank holiday and Padraic informed us that the island was busy with people who came to party for the weekend. He said they have a lot of bank holidays...which are holidays for everyone (except jaunting drivers!). The next one will be in August. Complained that it was due to the unions ...