Glenn Eireann House B&B
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- Continental Breakfast
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... this town we walked to the cathedral of St. Columb's, whose construction began in 1628. Along the way, we came across a yarn bombing. A large patchwork piece was draped across the top of a building. The knight's armor at the front door was also adorned with knit and crocheted items. Inside the building were a variety of shops, antiques, books, used clothing, a tea shop, and a very small yarn ...
... and working class feel to its architecture. The buildings feel like they have a purpose. Solid, Dependable. There are signs of what the locals refer to as "The Troubles" the period of discord between the English Protestants, Irish Catholics and the third group just known as "the Northern Irish". You can still see graffiti, flags and banners around certain parts of town proclaiming for one side or another. This would have been a very scary place to be back ...
... 8221; look that I was wearing on my face. I got on and made my merry way home, contemplating that which I had just observed and experienced.
Unfortunately, when I got into Dublin, the buses to UCD had stopped. Their “Night Link” service only goes on Friday and Saturday. The walking distance at that time of night not being feasible, I bit the bullet and hopped in a cab. The cabbie was a nice Irish fellow who started talking to me about the shooting at ...
... fascinating tours that I've done on this whole trip. It was called the black cab tour and went through all the sights and stories involved in the war between the IRA and the English and protestant Irish. The tour was run by an ex IRA bodyguard who basically knew everything about the conflict, probably because he'd been a part of it. He explained all the roots of the fighting, which is alot more political than just religion. The most heart wrenching part ...
... later, had a problem with a couple of sheep that were frightened by our car and wanted to race us down the road. We finally managed to pass them without hitting them. Having escaped us they then turned around and walked back up the road.
As it was raining Tom was very diligent in taking photos while Ruth enjoyed the views from the car.
However by the time we reached Glenarm and the walled garden of Glenarm Castle the weather was fine and we ...