Ashbourne Court Hotel
Travel Blogs from Ashbourne
... Gaol (Jail) tour. That was pretty good. Got off at O'Connell Street to do some shopping and walked back to the hotel. Rested for a little bit and then headed towards the Temple Bar area. Lots of bars and restaurants. We found a couple that had live music and had a good dinner and a great time.
The weather has been fantastic. Today was mostly cloudy ...
We caught the train which is a short walk from John's house into the city. We took a wrong turn across the river and decided to follow the signs to the leprechaun museum. When we looked at what it was we were interested in going in. The next session was in half an hour so we just wandered into a shopping mall. I got a streets swirl icecream with strawberries, grapes, kiwi fruit, chocolate and waffle. The ...
Well it's been 2 months out here and I gotta say I continue to love it. Every day I try to remind myself of where I am, how lucky I am to be here, and just how amazing to be here. This past week in review: turned in my first project, had another game, had an UNREAL family dinner (pictures included), and went to the movies again. So after realizing that I really only had 4 classes this semester my life, stress levels, and anxiety took a flamboyant leap (cool phrase I ...
... us a story of a man opening his bar for the last time. The guys all thought he was a God. He came out with us to the club later and by that stage the Guiness had definitely hit!
Day 2: Killarney - Ennis
This day was all about breathtaking scenery and adventure. We spent the day exploring the dramatic Dingle Peninsula and we went to the edge of the ancient world…We stopped at the stunning Coumeennole Beach (where we had to dip our feet ...
Favourite Irish expressions
Your man - referring to any random bloke.
Eg: 'Flag down your man and ask for directions'.
Yoke - thing.
Eg: 'This sat-nav yoke is broken.'
Grand - well/fine/good.
Eg: 'How are you?' 'Oh I'm grand, thanks.'
Fecking gobshite - useless idiot.
'Your man gave us the wrong directions. Fecking gobshite.'
'You're a stupid puss. What are ye? A stupid puss, that's right.'
Uncle Kevin talking to the ...