Travel Blogs from Carlingford
... care about but locals don't. Nope, not true. It's older than the pyramids, they say.
"Oh, Bru Na Bonnyeh, no one calls it dat anymore"
Everyone just calls it Newgrange, apparently.
Newgrange, Knowth, and Dowth are three passage tombs. Along with about 37 other tombs, they collectively form Bru Na Boinne, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. They're around ...
... way to Drogheda. we passed through Trim, saw what's left of the castle and then finally made it to Drogheda. Phillip was taking a us a wrong way. We found we should use the coordinates that our host emailed and we were there. We checked in and they had us in a fa,ily room doe €90 a night. It was tight, so Una who showed us the rooms arranged for mom to have her own room. We stayed in the family room. Dinner was at Betty's so ...
... sizes, with wonderfully decorated and preserved kerbstones. If you're lucky enough to be here on day like this, the views from the great mound are simply stunning. Panoramic views of the beautiful countryside.
Back to the visitor’s center, we get on the shuttle for Newgrange (est. 3200BC). This is just a single passage tomb, but one of the largest in the world. It’s just amazing the ...
... made for some great rock covers of Pink Floyd, Clapton and Nirvana. This guy was really talented.
We took a few minutes to relax on a bench along Main St., enjoying the multicolor-scheme from Irish town buildings. A church at the top of the street added the perfect accent. We drove back to Cabra with plans to walk the grounds, but decided to quit while we were ahead (or at least call it a draw). Crashed out at 10pm, slept very ...
... and AJ my young Canadians favour the colder climates and AJ has veered back to Vancouver while Robbie calls Basel home for the past few years.
Arriving in Dublin on Mothers Day downunder I had to of course go straight "home" and after a nice cuppa tea with Mammy we set off for our usual favourtite haunt Headfort in Kells for the bistro pub lunch. Always reliably good! This is the first time since 1981 that I've actually slept at home....now that ...
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