Headley Court B&B
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... to Bunratty, a long 5km and stopped for a drink at Durty Nelly's. There was a wedding reception scheduled and the guests were gathering as we were leaving, making for an interesting photo op. We went in to the Castle and Folk Park at 5:00 and wandered and shopped. The castle grounds featured little shops and buildings representing blacksmiths, pubs, and other artisans who would have been represented hundreds of years ago. I bought ...
... But never fear – I made him a giant shamrock to put on his shirt. Which he took off after just a few minutes so that he would not get beat up. Some people wore silly leprechaun hats and red beards, or green white and orange wigs. Patriotic, much? After getting bored with the parade, we went into a pub to watch while sitting comfortably and sipping on a noontime beer, then we went out again and watched some more, then we got thoroughly bored. We went ...
... to another Thanksgiving meal, this time hosted by two of the American professors at the academy.
And waking up all too early for a very strange meeting. I had to go sit in a conference room at 9:30am while two men unaffiliated with the university asked us what we thought about various issues like resource availability, class content, and professors. I only had good things to say about mine. Some representatives in the room had more ...
... travelling all over Ireland over spring break when my lovely family joins me :).
Tonight I am having tacos with some friends, and then we might hit up karoake at a pub on campus. Friday I leave for Galway!
Random story- Yesterday when I was walking up to my door, I heard a LOUD "MEOWWW!!!!" and I thought maybe it was some stupid person in their house being ...
... great hall for a mead drinking welcome. The hosts were great. They were dressed in period costumes and used the language of the times. They taught us a lot about the medieval times without getting dry and boring. They sang and played the violin to entertain us through out the night. After the welcome we all moved down the very narrow winding stairs to the lower hall where our dining tables awaited us. We lucked out and were seated just in front of the little stage. We had a bunch ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHeadley Court B&B Bunratty
As usual, Kathleen was the perfect hostess in her delightful B&B.
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