Glendalough International Youth Hostel
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I woke up this morning to a massive headache! I tell you, I didn't drink much but it was enough to wake up regretting that part of the night-the rest was good; caught up with a friend from Gilroy who lives in Ireland, Michael. He took us on a walk through Dublin showing us the sights-very lovely! Dublin is a stunning city at night!
On our last day in Ireland, we visited Glandalough. It was a monastary found in the 6th century by St. Kevin. We saw the priests house and the Cathedral. It was really interesting because we were in a valley and the sight was really beautiful. We saw many tombs and some of them have the oldest tomb stone. This last visit was really interesting because we learned a lot from it.
... of here that provided the most spectacular scenery of the country for us. Narrow, winding roads (you're advised to drive it clockwise to avoid congestion) hugged windswept cliffs, with the misty, mysterious Kerry Peninsula across the bay providing a constant backdrop. Fascinating domed stone hits dating from 2000 BC were close to dramatic views of the Blasket Islands, the westernmost point of Europe. Enjoyed gingerbread and pastries salvaged from brekkie overlooking ...
We landed at 8:30am in Dublin. For me, it was interesting and funny how we had dinner on the plane around 11 and then breakfast at 1am our time, even though this was to help adjust. The airport workers there were really kind and we were all exhausted. We got our bags and met our guide Craig and went to the atm. We got on a bus and went to the GAA.(Croke park). We learned about the city on the ride there and listened to a ...
... and once again met Molly, the pub dog. We first met her in 2006. She is still a tart, favouring the men, particularly those with bacon sandwiches.
We both tried a glass of new light ale. Written on the glass was
Irish Family Brewers