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... over 11 years J and to be there with all of my family, and to see it, . The other amazing thing was to see the site of my great grandparents, that was something else, and lastly I saw a stone for “Michael Maloney”, and that was ultimately the most trippy and scary thing ever to see. Ive never seen a Michael Maloney stone in America, but its far more common here, I take, and it just gave me the shivers.
Bridgie and I then visited Rita, a 92 year old woman ...
A big feed of black pudding on Patrick's Day at Kelly's Kitchen ......followed by a view of the Newport parade afterwards.
This was our second visit to Newport and to Kelly's Kitchen, which is at the top of the main street. Next door ...
... saw Our Lady (Mary, Jesus' mother) in 1879 on the back wall of the church. It was my first visit to a Marian apparition sight. Today we visited Croagh Patrick, a mountain that tradition says that St Patrick had a 40 day retreat on the summit in the 400s. It was raining, windy and cold so we didn't climb it. This evening we went to a performance of Handel's Messiah. Such beautiful music! I travel to Dublin tomorrow and fly home on ...
... or curve. As I was driving one time, I earned a nasty look from a lady going the other way because apparently I was not far enough over to my side of the road for her to go shooting past without slowing down.
I should also say that I think that was the only time on the whole trip that anyone was the least bit less than friendly and courteous. Everyone ...
... course, we were also planning to do some hiking so we had our really big rain jackets, too.
In a cultural sense, Ireland was fairly surprising. Irishisms (can you believe that word doesn't create any sort of stir with the Word spellchecker?) are so prevalent the world over - Irish pubs, St. Patrick's Day, leprechauns, potatoes, shaved head/track suit combos, more Irish pubs, green boxer shorts - that I've always felt like I had a pretty good handle on things. But ...