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June and Tris Wedding in Belfast, Belfast, United Kingdom travel blog

June and Tris Wedding in Belfast

A travel blog entry by marshallmatters

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Before we landed on English soil, it was time for a whistle stop tour to Belfast and to attend June and Tris wedding.  We heard of their wedding plans whilst on the trip and the timing couldn't have been more perfect as it meant we could drop in on ...

We have Flights!, Newcastle, United Kingdom travel blog

We have Flights!

A travel blog entry by emanddave

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After numerous iterations and changes to the route, we've finally booked our flights. The first of many major milestones in making the trip a reality. We searched around on the internet, read books, visited STA/Trailfinders and spoke to friends to ...

Ring O' Kerry, Bantry, Ireland travel blog

Ring O' Kerry

A travel blog entry by jennykelly

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... drivers Lou & Des with many winding roads uphill and down. I would have to recommend The Ring of Kerry to any visitor to Ireland. Our stay in a Caravan Park in Ballylickey was a lucky find as we danced, sang and laughed the night away in the local pub ...

Met Up With Ma and Pa Norrie!!, Galway, Ireland travel blog

Met Up With Ma and Pa Norrie!!

A travel blog entry by jackie_n_james

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 We arrived in Dublin around 10am and waited for my (obviously, James') parents to meet us at the airport to pick up their car they rented. When they arrived they didn't see us so I snuck up behind them to surprise them. Mom of course ...

An Island of Stone, Aran Islands, Ireland travel blog

An Island of Stone

A travel blog entry by jackie_n_james

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 We got up in the morning unsure of what we were going to do for the day, but after going to an information centre we decided to go to the Aran Islands and check out a 3000 year old fort that was there. We drove west of Galway to where we could ...

The Cliffs of Moher...and more, Kells, Ireland travel blog

The Cliffs of Moher...and more

A travel blog entry by jackie_n_james

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... a bite to eat and finally bought the next book in the series I've been reading, also so we could say we ate in Ireland's Ennis, haha.       We wanted to get to the Ring of Kerry tonight so we drove for the rest of the ...

dun laoghaire pin, Dún Laoghaire, Ireland travel blog

dun laoghaire pin

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belfast pin, Belfast, United Kingdom travel blog

belfast pin

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Camping Hell, Castlerock, United Kingdom travel blog

Camping Hell

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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... on this beach was incredible!  The image of white sandy beaches is not one that commonly came to my mind when thinking of Ireland, but this trip has changed that image for me.  But somehow cars parked on the beach takes away from the beauty a ...

Hop on the Tourist Train, Ballycastle, United Kingdom travel blog

Hop on the Tourist Train

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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... all of Europe.  We shall see about that! So we set off of the tourist train to 'do' the Northern Coast of Ireland.  First stop was Dunluce Castle.  This is a beautiful castle complex mostly built and revised in the 16th and 17th ...

James' Birthday & Kissing the Blarney Stone!, Kilkenny, Ireland travel blog

James' Birthday & Kissing the Blarney Stone!

A travel blog entry by jackie_n_james

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 It happened to be raining for our visit to the Blarney castle but we still enjoyed ourselves. We toured through the castle reading about old rooms with wooden floors that had now rotted away so we were now looking up into the next room above as ...

Back to Dublin and a Guiness Tour, Dublin, Ireland travel blog

Back to Dublin and a Guiness Tour

A travel blog entry by jackie_n_james

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 On the 13th James and I (Jackie) woke up with the feeling that we still had booze running through us and Karen and Bill were surprisingly fine! (Definately not fair!) We got all packed up, had a bit of breakfast and got on the road. When we arrived ...

Goodbye Karen & Bill :(, Dublin, Ireland travel blog

Goodbye Karen & Bill :(

A travel blog entry by jackie_n_james

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 Karen and Bill had to leave early in the morning so they woke us up to say goodbye. We were very sad to see them leave and very much appreciate them coming to see us and hope they had as fantastic of a time as we did! They certainly ...

A chance to help Smile!, Carrickfergus, United Kingdom travel blog

A chance to help Smile!

A travel blog entry by carjack83

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BARN DANCE!! When - Saturday 12th April 2008 @ 7pm Where - Greenisland, Co Antrim, N Ireland Help to support Smile's work in Sri Lanka. You can see a snippet of what they do by reading my blog! Great night's entertainment for all ages and you get ...

Off again. China 2007., Derry, Ireland travel blog

Off again. China 2007.

A travel blog entry by charity_cycle

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Thanks for taking a look at my travelogue. I still enjoy taking an occasional look at the original diary and my favourite photos of the trip. As time goes on I am all the more glad I kept it This year I am off to China in September for the Foyle ...

4 days to go...., Carrickfergus!, United Kingdom travel blog

4 days to go....

A travel blog entry by carjack83

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Hi all!! This is my 1st entry and i'm still in bright and sunny NI!! I've uploaded some photos (if i ever work out how to do that!) which show details of where i'll be staying, who i'll be working with etc! I'm just thinking, the next time i'm ...

Did somebody say Guinness?, Dublin, Ireland travel blog

Did somebody say Guinness?

A travel blog entry by chronometers

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... building, the Natural History Museum, is a huge collection of animals. The 1st floor was all stuffed animals and skeletons from Ireland. The upper floors were animals of the world. It was the biggest collection of animals we had ever seen in one ...

The Atlantic and Ocean Boy, Dublin, Ireland travel blog

The Atlantic and Ocean Boy

A travel blog entry by janda

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... enquired at Finnigans about dinner (they only serve lunch). Then we made our way back to the hotel. Today is our last day in Ireland. We fly out at 6:10am tomorrow which means we will likely have to get up at 4am even though we are so close to the ...

Dublin, Ireland, Dublin, Ireland travel blog

Dublin, Ireland

A travel blog entry by tbassplayer

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... they could possibly be any parade at any time of year and there were marching bands from all over the United States and Ireland. I didn't see any European Marching Bands and it made me wonder if that's even something that is popular in Europe. There were ...

Meet  The Charities., Derry, Ireland travel blog

Meet The Charities.

A travel blog entry by charity_cycle

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... the famine in Biafra Nigeria in 1968. In June 1968 a group calling itself "Africa Concern" launched an appeal for the people of Ireland to send a ship full of aid to the suffering people. In three months quarter a million pounds was raised (this was 1968 ...

The world's best hostels are . . ., Dublin, Ireland travel blog

The world's best hostels are . . .

A travel blog entry by happysheep

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... Hostel [Min 500 beds]: Wombat's City Hostel, Berlin, Germany 9. Most Improved Hostel: Marlborough Hostel, Dublin, Ireland Best Hostel Chain 1. Wombats, Austria and Germany 2. Hatters Hostels, England 3. St Christopher's Hostels - ...

Home Sweet Home???, Belfast / Portaferry, Ireland travel blog

Home Sweet Home???

A travel blog entry by andy_jillian

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Well, we're back. The end of an era, the end of a dream... Yes, it's nice to be home, it's been a long time away from everyone we love and everything we know, and being home for Christmas is lovely. It's great to see everyone again and tell all our ...

Overnight with Shielagh and Dennis, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Overnight with Shielagh and Dennis

A travel blog entry by jennykelly

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As night doesn't actually fall until about 10pm here we have plenty of time to look for overnight stops. We arrived at Kinsale with no room at any inn so we travelled along the coast to a great looking spot near a dairy farm. Lou checked with Shielagh ...

Goodbye Ireland, Larne, United Kingdom travel blog

Goodbye Ireland

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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... time’ would drive me crazy!  It was always go Go GO!, but now I can take it more in stride now.  Leaving Ireland on the boat I’ve tried to reflect a bit on our first ‘finished’ country.  Of course, there’s so ...

What Do I Look Like, a Doctor?, Dublin, Ireland travel blog

What Do I Look Like, a Doctor?

A travel blog entry by danblank

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... any good visitor to the city, I dutifully made my first stop at the Guinness Store House (which also offered a student discount -- Ireland, like the Czech Republic, was a country with its priorities in order). The Store House is massive, as the ...

killarny pin, Killarney, Ireland travel blog

killarny pin

A travel blog entry by elsewhere

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kilkenny pin, Kilkenny, Ireland travel blog

kilkenny pin

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sligo pin, Sligo, Ireland travel blog

sligo pin

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Driving half of Ireland in half the time, Dingle, Ireland travel blog

Driving half of Ireland in half the time

A travel blog entry by danblank

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... but is famous for being packed with 52 pubs -- quite a ratio for the size of the town and proof once again about where Ireland's priorities lie.The next morning the rain had passed and we had excellent weather again, and although I saw it in far superior ...

The End of The Story., Derry, Ireland travel blog

The End of The Story.

A travel blog entry by charity_cycle

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Well, the grand tour is all over bar the shouting. Looking back over some of these entries brings back great memories. I'm really glad I kept this, although at time it was hard work, some I wrote when I was tired, some when I was a bit drunk, some when I ...

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