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Today we went first to Newgrange (Bru na Boinne in Gaelic). Impressive place. It is about 500 years older than the pyramids in Egypt and 1000 years older than Stonehenge. It is the largest Neolithic passage tomb in Europe. It has been partially reconstructed, but is mostly intact original. Unfortunately, it can only be seen by guided tour. So we took a tour. I will say this: it is NOT someplace ...
... t burn off until about 1:00 in the afternoon, but then it was a beautiful day. We spent a couple of hours wandering around this site. It sits on a bend of the river Shannon. There were marshes all around that were full of birds. I sat and bird watched for a while. I have become especially fond of pied wagtails. The name is very descriptive; their back ends just keep continually moving! We ...
... our guide explained is the expert way of saying we have no idea what they mean. We could walk into the tomb through this very narrow passageway. At the entrance of the tomb, above the door was a little window called the roof box. When we got to the centre chamber the guide explained the floor we were now standing on is at the same level as the roof box, which was interesting considering I hadn't noticed the ground going up. Probably because I was to busy ...
... was "rescued" by friends. (Look, Honey, what I got at this afternoon's hanging festival! May I keep it?) We made a quick stop in the cemetery at St. Peter's Anglican Church to see some cadaver headstones. See picture below. Very odd why anyone would do that.
Back to Dublin for a nice dinner at The Shack in the Temple Bar area of downtown. Temple Bar is a very trendy ...
... has changed there for a while which makes it a lovely, unique place.
We got back to the car at about 2.00pm, just as Emma was waking up. We put her DVD on for her and headed off. We had a nice drive back to Dundalk and stopped on the way back to the hotel to collect our clothes from the dry cleaners.
Back in the hotel, I put our clothes away then we relaxed for a bit and put on ...
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