Travel Blogs from Ireland

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Guinness and Nuns., Dublin, Ireland travel blog

Guinness and Nuns.

A travel blog entry by itsem

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Another missed flight (we swear it wasn't our fault) meant a long wait around the airport and a 40 fee to get on the next flight.. Each time we miss something were sure its the last time.. When we finally made it to Dublin we headed off to our ...

Dublin, Ireland, Dublin, Ireland travel blog

Dublin, Ireland

A travel blog entry by akawally

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Today we awoke to sunshine, explored more of the coast around Spiddal, and then we had a nice drive back to Dublin. We stopped in Galway (city center) for some shopping (Glad we did, it was a much nicer environment than Dublin, and also more reasonably ...

Dublin, Dublin, Ireland travel blog

Dublin

A travel blog entry by hancocjb

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Midnight Laundry, Galway, Ireland travel blog

Midnight Laundry

A travel blog entry by wonderer

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Woke up tired again on Wednesday. Went out for breakfast...I've been making sure I get a big breakfast since I never seem to get lunch. Anyway a large, late breakfast is almost as good as lunch. Afterwards I felt like napping but successfully fought ...

Where Are We?, Derry, United Kingdom travel blog

Where Are We?

A travel blog entry by danblank

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... about that. While I'm in tune enough with the political scene to understand that they might not necessarily have a 'Welcome to Northern Ireland' sign or even a 'Welcome to the United Kingdom' sign. But it would be handy if in some form there was ...

Cliffs of Moher, Galway, Ireland travel blog

Cliffs of Moher

A travel blog entry by shanewilson

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... driving all day) but I really appreciated his excellent service. A great guy. The highlight of today... and of all of Ireland... has been walking along the Cliffs at Moher. This sight rates up there with Tiger Leaping Gorge as being the best scenery ...

Getting hit on...or Not, Galway, Ireland travel blog

Getting hit on...or Not

A travel blog entry by wonderer

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Migraine started. Not feeling well...went on medication and it mostly helped. I got to talk to Arvin on MSN and update this travelogue. Took it easy for the rest of the day. In the evening I went out to Monroe's Pub with Helena (my Swedish ...

Irrrrrland, Dublin, Ireland travel blog

Irrrrrland

A travel blog entry by kiemce

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... . The rolled up Sinn Fein weekly newspaper was a clue, but when they nearly throttled me when I referred to "The Republic of Ireland" it was a little scary. Fortunately they were well versed in the average Australian's dislike of England so I was off the ...

Newcastle Leaving Do, Newcastle, United Kingdom travel blog

Newcastle Leaving Do

A travel blog entry by emanddave

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Had our Newcastle leaving drinks at Relvolution, a vodka bar in Newcastle. Was a good night and great to spend some social time with a few folks before we leave. We were both pretty drunk on the Saturday night and even had a kebab on the way home! ...

The town of the not very much, Ennis, Ireland travel blog

The town of the not very much

A travel blog entry by kiemce

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... Michelle to take advantage of her hire car and tent to potentially save some euros and take in some of Northern Ireland, while also escaping the suffocating boredom of Ennis. She agreed to trade for my dazzling company and scintillating conversation, so ...

Killarney and Cork, Ireland, Killarney, Ireland travel blog

Killarney and Cork, Ireland

A travel blog entry by tbassplayer

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... about half way between Killarney and Dublin. Cork is a nice city, home of Murphey's stout and called the "Cultural capitol of Ireland." I thought that it resembled Dublin a lot, but the people were just a little less hurried. Aside from culture and beer, ...

Exploring the big(ish) city of Cork, Killarney to Cork, Ireland travel blog

Exploring the big(ish) city of Cork

A travel blog entry by wonderer

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... flan. Yummy! After supper I meandered back to the centre of town and got waylaid by a movie theatre (called a cinema in Ireland) that was showing Finding Neverland. I felt like going out and doing something that evening, but hadn't been able to find ...

Ireland...CHECK!, Dublin, Ireland travel blog

Ireland...CHECK!

A travel blog entry by meganandkevin

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... , we were constantly left in awe of what we saw. I think we took enough pictures to fill a few albums here alone. Ireland feels a little more rustic compared to its polished neighbour to the east. The emphasis on music and their traditional sessions in ...

The Hunt Begins, Galway, Ireland travel blog

The Hunt Begins

A travel blog entry by wonderer

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... up side, we did get to see a lot of Galway, including the local branch of USIT (the office that administers the Work in Ireland program) and a peaceful canal. By the way, one of the banks here is in a very small castle. Also there are long lineups at ...

Poster Day, COHAB, Galway, Ireland travel blog

Poster Day

A travel blog entry by off_road_clara

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I couldn't help but be vocal. I was inspired. Plus I had travelled a long way and was keen to participate. The conference was a mass of minds, all thinking about the concepts of health and biodiversity. It was the first meeting of its kind, and ...

To the Emerald Isle, Shannon, Ireland travel blog

To the Emerald Isle

A travel blog entry by off_road_clara

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... was so green. Even from the air it looked like the 'Garden of Eden' I had been told about. Hooray, my first trip to Ireland. Perhaps this was my real family home! My flight had been a blast. I had unwittingly joined a tour group from New Zealand as ...

En Route to Kilkenny, Dublin, Ireland travel blog

En Route to Kilkenny

A travel blog entry by zento

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More Days in Brief, Galway, Ireland travel blog

More Days in Brief

A travel blog entry by wonderer

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Lunch with Katherine and Megan was enjoyable, but it lacked the magic of Tig Coili or the depth of the previous day's conversation. Then I went hunting for a room (henceforth referred to as "flat-hunting"). In Galway, this involves getting the ...

Goodbye UK, Hello Ireland, Kilkenny, Ireland travel blog

Goodbye UK, Hello Ireland

A travel blog entry by shanewilson

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Today was huge... another goodbye, a car breakdown, a long delay on Heathrow's runway, and another country. Who said travelling was easy? I've now left the safe and comfortable surroundings of Cheam and am now in Kilkenny, several hours south of ...

A few Irish suprises in Cork, Cork, Ireland travel blog

A few Irish suprises in Cork

A travel blog entry by zento

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... ; One thing you must keep in mind if you ever go to Ireland: it's expensive.  And Cork being the second largest city in Ireland was also expensive.  After a brief walking tour of the Cork's centre and a few of her churches, we searched for a ...

Right to the Liffey, Dublin, Ireland travel blog

Right to the Liffey

A travel blog entry by off_road_clara

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... were good enough. You'd made the grade, passed the test. I have never felt so non-threatened and happy in such a space. Oh Ireland, you wonderful land of happy souls. By 4am the night was coming to a close. The streets were empty and I had to head ...

all things Irish, Galway, Ireland travel blog

all things Irish

A travel blog entry by twittg

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... That soon changed though...by 11am the streets were getting filled with people wearing all things Irish. I broke down and bought an Ireland soccer shirt. The parade started at 12:30pm and was alright - most the bands were little kids with the exception ...

Killing Time, Galway, Ireland travel blog

Killing Time

A travel blog entry by wonderer

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... I'm not confirmed as a Lutheran, let alone a Catholic; plus I can't eat the wafer anyway.) So my first church experience in Ireland was distinctly un-spiritual. I returned to the hostel tired, and lay on my bunk for a while and read a book I had ...

Wandering around Dingle, Dingle, Ireland travel blog

Wandering around Dingle

A travel blog entry by wonderer

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... other side of the harbour, but those few glimmered over the water through the darkness. A quiet evening in a small town in Ireland. Back at the B&B, I hung around in the living room area for a while, watching TV ("telly") with the proprietors. The ...

Country side Ireland, Dublin, Ireland travel blog

Country side Ireland

A travel blog entry by clintonb

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... ha!  (thank you traffic lights). So this is where I'm writing this entry, on the bus.  Apparently the most bars in Ireland is in Cork.  I've been doing quite alot of drinking and socialising at bars since I've met up with Matty!  ...

Admitted to the Intensive Care Unit, Cork, Ireland travel blog

Admitted to the Intensive Care Unit

A travel blog entry by shanewilson

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... ranging in dates from the 1500s to the current century... one family had centuries attached to it. I am thoroughly enjoying exploring Ireland's history. I'm in Cork now and it definitely has a much better feel to it. The hostel I'm staying at is ...

Tra la la la lee, Tralee, Ireland travel blog

Tra la la la lee

A travel blog entry by kiemce

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So early in my trip, and already I've lost all concept of dates, space and time. I managed to arrive in Tralee a day earlier than I had booked, but once I'd calmed down the Latvian girl looking after the hostel she found a spare bed for me so I was saved ...

The Gift of Gab and the Fear of God, Galway, Ireland travel blog

The Gift of Gab and the Fear of God

A travel blog entry by danblank

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... has been shot. Instead all I hear is Adrian giggling his ass off and this time taking credit for his work. And now, back in Ireland, he was at his scramble-for-the-window, morning glory finest. But the real threat was behind the wheel. Since Adrian had ...

A Kiss for the Gift of Gab, Cork, Ireland travel blog

A Kiss for the Gift of Gab

A travel blog entry by zento

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... peculiarly shaped moss covered rocks forming a cave called the Witches Kitchen.  It is believed the first settlers of Ireland dwelled in these caves.   Ed and I explored the glade and its extravagant vegetation within every corner and nook, ...

Spiddal, Ireland, Spiddal, Ireland travel blog

Spiddal, Ireland

A travel blog entry by akawally

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... that evening, but they seemed too busy. We ended up grabbing a light dinner in a pub and turning in early. Driving in Ireland was pretty intimidating at first. Laura was very helpful, and reminded me to think differently at every turn. At my age, ...

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