Travel Blogs from Dublin
So many things to be grateful for these past 3 days. Saturday I got the most incredible surprise during a casual dinner with the teams. Sitting looking out the window I noticed some people coming up the stairs. I look over and in walks two of my best friends in the world, Jess and Julie, from Gorey. With actual screams I ran over to see them, as well as other friends from the Empire in Gorey. I couldn't believe they ...
The thing I like about Paddy's Palace is that if you stay 2 nights you get a free Tour through Co. Wicklow and Co. Kilkenny.
So guess who booked 2 nights?!
And today I was going through the scenery of the gorgeous Irish countryside and through part of the set of P.S I Love You. Which although I didn't actually recognise, I can now say I have been there.
So we set off. A reasonably full bus of mainly Americans and a tour bus driver ...
... upstairs to see the Long
Room. This room houses many of the college’s oldest books and rows of
busts line the ends. We saw some famous people including Shakespeare,
Boyle, Newton, and Cicero, as well as many important people in the
college’s history. When we were finished here, we headed down to the
gift shop. I saw a nice Glendalough Celtic Cross, but unfortunately, it
was out of stock. ...
What a busy day it turned out to be. I was up early because I couldn't sleep past 5.30. We had to be at breakfast at 7.30 for departure at 8.30. We got there on time and everybody else was there already. No late runners in this group. We drove south then east to the town of Kildare, about an hours drive. We visited the National Horse Stud which is the most prestigious breeding stables in Ireland. Previously privately owned it is now state run. About 100 ...
... in an irish pub on St Paddy's Day. We headed along Grafton Street which is know as a shopping street where hundreds of young people had gathered outside of McDonald's and were almost stupendously drunk. As we headed to the pub a couple of my friends and I decided that the craziness also known as St Paddy's day was almost too much and we headed back home to recuperate from it.
So we ended our day. St ...