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We had a crazy packed day today and we just got back to the hotel to drop our car off and catch a taxi back into town. Turns out, Wednesday night is the main music night of the week with traditional local music in all of the pubs! So, we're taxiing it to the pubs so we can drink and listen to music all night. I'll write more later, so for now, here are some highlighted pics from the day. AWESOME DAY! More to ...
... a footbridge over the river. This led to a footpath that led to an old abandoned mill. We passed one young couple and their baby near the mill but otherwise were completely on our own. It was really pretty cool.
We drove next to Thomastown, the village where the Shortall family may have lived in the early 19th century. After strolling around the square, we had lunch at a small café. We sat by the window and had wraps under the watchful ...
... fourth and let me tell you, the airport in Toronto was an event all on it's own. We flew US airlines because we had to catch a connecting flight in Philadelphia, but our plane was delayed so we ended up leaving about one hour after we were supposed to.
Once we landed and boarded our flight to Ireland things calmed down quite a bit. I have a fear of flying so I was a little nervous during take off but my mom helped me ...
... and a demon bull....
To us this overgrown ruin was a highlight and the photo opportunities endless!
Next stop: Loch Gur stone circle - Ireland's largest stone circle. The diameter of the circle is 47.5m and is perfectly circular. During excavations a post hole in the ...
... It was in a little theatre and it was dead until we arrived. Soon after the place was hopping with dancers. During the day, Jess and I walked around Kilkenny. So much to see! The Black Abbey was one of the neatest buildings. Most of the older buildings we saw were made with grey stone. Very Celtic. The Kilkenny castle was pretty amazing too! It is a lot easier for locals to be friendly with us when we speak the same language. I think the Irish are generally just friendly ...