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... around it, also in the rain, there was Desmond Castle to visit. Not an especially large castle or strategically positioned, it served a military purpose and has been a prison. It now houses a museum that tells of the history of wine in Ireland and how the Irish have become major participant in the wine industry in both France and Spain and to a lesser degree in Italy and California. It dates from the late 1500’s.
Outside the town were once two ...
... Cathedral it was. A ruined 12 century church in the hands of the Office of Public Works who for 6 months of the year charge 5 euro to see what the rest of the year you walk over for free. Very Irish. But where is the castle in our travels?
We found one in Listowel, following a GPS-led tour of the supermarket carpark. It was more of a short, ruined tower than a castle, but in Irelend you take what you can get. I have to admit I ...
... out at around 1.00am, we could hear girls, one in particular, singing the BeeGees song "Words". All the other girls were killing themselves laughing. Peter couldn't decide whether he should go down and join them..... Ha Ha! Anyway the noise went on for hours and then the garbage bins started, then the peak hour traffic.
We had imagined Tralee to be a tiny QUIET village. We couldnt have been more wrong. We were very happy to check out in the ...
... There will be ample opportunities for ancient sites on other days. The fort was pretty cool, and we found the secret escape passageway beneath the walkway. And the view over a cliff down to the water's edge was awesome; the water is a mediterranean blue, the cliffs are black, the water spray is white. Colors everywhere. At the next overlook there was a point with a path down to it, and we saw a family down at the edge. Ann Marie first said "We are not going down there," then ...
... maybe they import most from overseas. I need to do some reading on local industry and farming.
From a tourist’s point of view this is a magical place. Unfortunately we have not had a great deal of opportunity to meet the locals. They tend to keep to themselves and are quite reserved. They’ll give you a one word answer to your questions and then keen to move on. Hoping to get the chance to sit and have a ...
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