Travel Blogs from Trim, Ireland

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The Voyage Begins, Athboy, Ireland travel blog

The Voyage Begins

A travel blog entry by athboybrowns

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Sunday afternoon and the kids are so eager to leave that they cannot wait any longer and start walking towards Dublin. Thanks to Siobhan's advice re shopping and the number of bags we would need the back seat was very squashed !! The Irish Summer weather ...

Just a little trim., Trim, Ireland travel blog

Just a little trim.

A travel blog entry by joeljenaturner

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Driving aimlessly west as we do when a GPS isn't handy, brought us to a town called Trim. A sweet little town built around a great big 13th Century castle. A bunch of very sociable boys tried to tell us all the ways we could get into the castle for free. ...

Day 2: Glasnevin to Trim - The Hangover Continues!, Trim, Ireland travel blog

Day 2: Glasnevin to Trim - The Hangover Continues!

A travel blog entry by angiekayaks

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... , which it did. What it didn’t say is that we would have to go through 4 roundabouts to get there! Apparently Ireland and other parts of Europe don’t use intersections and use these damn roundabout things..... to an American tourist it just ...

Bike riding, castle exploring and football!!, Trim, Ireland travel blog

Bike riding, castle exploring and football!!

A travel blog entry by webbies2013

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... for a ride to check out the countryside. It was lots of fun, though Emi's fingers nearly froze ;)   In the afternoon we went into Trim, to visit the Trim Castle. We did an informative tour and Emi was given the keys to the castle (to let us out ...

Trim, Trim, Ireland travel blog

Trim

A travel blog entry by leann-robyn

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... (thank you again Ryan, it's come in very handy!) and bussed our way out of the city to a little place called Trim.  A heritage town nestled on the Boyne River in the County of Meath, Trim is filled with ancient ruins (the Trim castle ...

Intro to Smithys & Bulmers, Trim, Ireland travel blog

Intro to Smithys & Bulmers

A travel blog entry by no-moinutah

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... to look around for lunch ideas, but not many places open on Sunday.  The bartender at Tully's recommends The Bailey at the Trim Castle Hotel.  The hotel has some event going on, maybe a wedding reception, so it’s busy.  They ...

We make it to Ireland - visiting Trim!, Trim, Ireland travel blog

We make it to Ireland - visiting Trim!

A travel blog entry by mnasega

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Visiting Ireland and Northern Ireland for the next week. Today, we fly into Dublin and head north through Trim.   ...

Rain, rain and more rain.., Trim, Ireland travel blog

Rain, rain and more rain..

A travel blog entry by thedarlings

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So finally after 4 glorious sunny days, we got to wear our rain gear. It absolutely poured at Newgrange which is a neolithic burial site of 3000 BC that is largely outdoors. But being in the interior and having them simulate the winter solstice with the ...

Off to Royal Meath., Trim, Ireland travel blog

Off to Royal Meath.

A travel blog entry by thedarlings

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... . There we pick up our Opel rental car for the rest of the trip. We'll have to tell you in person more about driving in Ireland, but let's just say that John now mutters "stay to the left" in his sleep. He is mastering left hand stick controls, but we ...

Satire with an Irish accent, Trim, Ireland travel blog

Satire with an Irish accent

A travel blog entry by picaroon

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... that funny) However Tina Turner tea lady sole the show even when technology let her down Martin Maloney (Eddie Durkin of the Hardy Bucks)  gave good insights into the Irish mindset Finished with the hilarious Totally Wired least famous band in ...

May 30, 2012, Trim,  Ireland travel blog

May 30, 2012

A travel blog entry by keeno54usa

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Braveheart filmed ...

Day 5 in Ireland - Belfast & Trim, Trim, Ireland travel blog

Day 5 in Ireland - Belfast & Trim

A travel blog entry by kupkah

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... explained the history of ship making in Belfast and how it was made. Flat Stanley then drove (actually Mr. Pete did) down to Trim stopping off on the way to see Monasterboice and the Old Mellifont Abbey. These are the remains of two Cisterian abbeys with ...

I need to get me some trim..., Trim, Ireland travel blog

I need to get me some trim...

A travel blog entry by zarah

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... I am getting some trim tonight. Okay, let's be clear, I'm not actually "getting some trim," but I am staying in a town called Trim. Still pretty good though.  Hold up, let's not get ourselves wrapped up in the awesomeness of the trim, let's back it ...

Oh my God...is that REAL COAL?!, Athboy, Ireland travel blog

Oh my God...is that REAL COAL?!

A travel blog entry by audramheath

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... to the concept of being cold all the time. We just finished cooking dinner and we are finally warming up to the unseasonably cold Irish weather. Could be the heat of the stove or my first pint of Guiness, but Ireland is starting to look real nice, kids. ...

Heading to Trim, Trim, Ireland travel blog

Heading to Trim

A travel blog entry by joannie62

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We set off from Donegal and head to Trim this involves travelling through Northern Ireland so a tad confusing re miles and kilometres along the way. We arrive in Trim and our hotel is fairly easy to spot once we locate Trim Castle as it is next door. ...

Cathedral of St Peter & Paul, Newtown Trim, Ireland travel blog

Cathedral of St Peter & Paul

A travel blog entry by nahury1

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The cathedral and the priory of Newtowntrim, as well as the priory of St John the Baptist. All within view of the Trim Castle. ...

Trim, Trim, Ireland travel blog

Trim

A travel blog entry by elsaluki

Trim ...

Our Irish lunch special of the day was..., Trim, Ireland travel blog

Our Irish lunch special of the day was...

A travel blog entry by laurenmichaud

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... eating." With that intro, the location for our short food spread is a cafe, part of the Trim Castle Hotel, in Trim Ireland, 15 miles from Dublin, and the site of the filming of the bulk of Mel Gibson's "Braveheart" in 1994. More on that when I ...

Trim Castle & Braveheart (Wallace Part 2), Trim, Ireland travel blog

Trim Castle & Braveheart (Wallace Part 2)

A travel blog entry by laurenmichaud

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... attendants. I took this photograph of the photograph in the binder when I was on a trip to Turkey, Albania and Ireland, where I visited Trim Castle, in 2011. It is no longer in the binder which visitors are allowed to view in the ticket office ...

Picnic at Trim Castle, Trim, Ireland travel blog

Picnic at Trim Castle

A travel blog entry by dannjess

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... .....ashamed to admit! Still getting acclimated to the Long days. Well.. we started slow. But ended up with a fantastic walk around Trim Castle grounds and a wonderful picnic. A little Irish boy on top of his Dad's shoulder said "That's a nice picnic!". ...

Day 14.. driving from the very north to Trim..., Trim, Ireland travel blog

Day 14.. driving from the very north to Trim...

A travel blog entry by taralynne

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... we headed off on a wild goose chase to find the HIll of Tara.. it was the spiritual and political high seat for the kings of Ireland around 11 AD. it was the Celts that lived there. now its a bunch of hills but they are excavating. a local in Galway told ...

A Castle and Auntie Carmen, Trim, Ireland travel blog

A Castle and Auntie Carmen

A travel blog entry by la_marci

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... and had a fried egg before we had to leave for Auntie Carmen's house. Auntie Carmen lives just up the road, a little farther from Trim.  We brought the Blakeslees, and it was warm enough to sit outside and let the kids run around on the grass.  ...

Less is Moher, Trim, Ireland travel blog

Less is Moher

A travel blog entry by schwinks

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... landscape was transformed and everything was so bright and so Green! We felt so lucky to finally have a real non-rainy day in Ireland, where the locals have told us that even for Ireland this past year had been especially rainy. After breakfast we drove a ...

Trim Castle, Trim, Ireland travel blog

Trim Castle

A travel blog entry by travelswitz

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On our way to Galway, we noticed a cool old castle in Trim, and of course had to stop.  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trim_Castle ...

Trim and County Meath, Trim, Ireland travel blog

Trim and County Meath

A travel blog entry by debrob

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... .  None of us did - it was pretty high up there.  The castle was built around 1173 - part of it anyway.  Ireland's such an old country, especially compared to the USA.  Dave said it would be the pits to have to learn Irish history in ...

The Ruins Around Trim, Trim,  Co. Meath, Ireland travel blog

The Ruins Around Trim

A travel blog entry by tgerei

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Although I have been to Trim before, it is growing and changing all the time. That being said, I always love to see the castle and other ruins around the ...

Dave driving, Trim, Ireland travel blog

Dave driving

A travel blog entry by debrob

Dave driving on the wrong side of the road, with the steering wheel on the wrong side of the ...

Tidy Trim, Trim, Ireland travel blog

Tidy Trim

A travel blog entry by ryder.alison

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I'm serious.  There were signs everywhere proclaiming Trim as the tidiest town in all of Ireland.  There was even a contest and they only came in second. We stopped off at Trim Castle, which might be recognizable to fans of Braveheart, because ...

Heaven, Trim, Ireland travel blog

Heaven

A travel blog entry by audramheath

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... dull but this is the kind of thing I spent hours and hours studying for, testing on, and writing about in college. I'm kind of obsessed and to actually see a site like this in person is a dream come true! This was certainly my favorite day in ...

Trim Castle, Trim, Ireland travel blog

Trim Castle

A travel blog entry by heatherkassab

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Where Braveheart was ...

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