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... are actually sitting at tables playing their instruments. Finally some authentic Irish music! But it didn't last too long. Remember how I said Thomas was loud? Well...he is...and we get shushed by the whole bar for talking when one of the patrons sings his solo. It was like we committed a crime of war. So we wait a bit and make a mad dash out of there, in hopes of not getting jumped. Our next stop is Matt The Millers, which is known for getting turnt up ...
... Cliffs of Moher (excellent choice) and I chose to do a tour of county Wicklow, famous for its beautiful natural scenery. I started the day with a very earnest chat with a young Irish man about the nature of addiction, and a French girl about the horrible job that is cleaning a hostel. One of the long term residents at the hostel is from Romania, and is an alcoholic, and sadly seems to be estranged from his family. He had told the other people in his room last night that it was ...
... ruins we found the remains of beautifully carved sarcophagi. The arch in the Cormac Chapel is purposely off-center to symbolize Christ’s head drooping to the side as he died on the cross. This is Ireland's first Romanesque church, consecrated in 1134 by King Cormac MacCarthy.
Typical Irish high crosses use a ring around the cross' head to support its arms and ...
... tourists still trying to find their way out of some remote areas of the island.
For anyone wishing to drive through the Healy Pass here is a picture (not mine) of the twisty turny road through ...
... to get people into the bar. A local musician, Damian Walsh, gave a brief history of the drum and played along to a song on a CD player. The guy was REALLY good. He then gets a group of about 16 up there with him and walks them through exercises and play some songs. I didn’t get picked to play, so I was kind of bummed. However, he did a second group and he chose both me AND Diane even though she was trying to videotape. She was a great sport and did very ...
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