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We arrived in Dublin at night, tired and ready for a day of relaxing. I was hoping to see a bit of the countryside, as our destination was 2 hours west of Dublin, but it was too dark to see anything. That didn't stop me from getting my fill of beautiful Irish countryside, as we got to do a bit of driving around during our time there. The following day, we just got to relax and basically do nothing, something long needed after 12 weeks of constant "doing".
Maggie and I got our ...
... though!) Blarney castle itself is a wonderful, huge old medieval castle built high on top of a rock, complete with dungeons and caves. Of course I couldn't wait to see the dungeons, but alas, there was a swarm of bees buzzing around just inside the entrance! I put my hood up over my head and gave it the old college try three times, but didn't get very far before the bees chased me out. I did manage to snap a photo though. Blarney castle is surrounded by 60 acres of ...
... saying I love it but here we live in hope that you will not need to use it. It was that energy of hoping that I had been feeling through Ireland. Goddess Brigid is all around in in Ireland & lives within the people here.
Love and many blessings from the Emerald Isle
First stop venturing from Galway for the day was at the Joyce family's marble factory. They mine locally and manufacture Irish marble jewellery as a family business. Much of the land in Ireland is divided into geometric patterns by rows of piled stone, visible above in aircraft. Rolling hills are punctured by rock, crawling like skeletal bodies beneath the mosses. It is primarily rock bed under the land, therefore cultivation ...
... dragged out to sing for his life before the Earl of the castle. He did fine as he had time to get a bit of Dutch courage on board. They ended the night with several songs from the cast. One of the girls had a stunning voice and stole the show. Another great nights entertainment. The castle was only 150m from the hotel but it was pouring down, forunately Moichael was there to pick us up in the bus. However between the castle and the hotel ws a pub called Dirty Nellys, so we all piled ...