Clonea Strand Hotel
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... up, living next to her Donnelly aunt.
Brian and his wife couldn’t stay but the rest of us went to a local pub for lunch and a long catch up. Tina had prepared folders of information, one for Kay and one for Tom and Tom set up the laptop and showed Tina and Kay some photos, most from the American Daly cousins.
We returned to our B&B after 18:00 and Tom spent several hours capturing the information from the day and updating his family ...
... Ali and I are very grateful for the support. Tomorrow is the final day and I am looking forward to getting to Cobh and seeing everyone again. I will admit that I will miss the adventure. Thank you for coming along with me and for indulging my persistent Facebook posts - I promise that after Friday everything will return to normal and I will hang-up my electronic quill for a while. I will post the last blog tomorrow evening and tell you all how the final furlong went. Bye for now, ...
... bus back to Tramore was not full. It provided a tour of the town, with the central stop being one of the last. We had a couple of hours to kill until our meeting with our contact so we retrieved Tom’s cap and went for a walk along the coast then sat admiring the view (and catching our breath). About half an hour before our rendezvous Tom received a text saying she couldn’t meet us. We mentally shrugged our shoulders and went for a meal at a local pub, ...
... and drenched, we went back down the stairs and purchased pictures of each of us in action. Back in our car, we dried off and left the town of Cork for the southern coast and Cobh.
Cobh is the original name of a town that bore the moniker of Queenstown from 1849-1922 . As you near the town from the north, you cross an old stone bridge and climb a steep incline to the top of a crest. The other side of this hill holds ...
... the company won many awards it closed in 1851 because it was unprofitable. In 1947 the firm restarted with 1 boss (escaping communism), 1 worker (in Ireland for work experience) and 1 cutting machine. The worker stayed for the rest of his life as the head of design.
The tour took us through the factory, starting at the glass blowing part. We were told that the apprenticeship is 5 years and then 3 more years to be a master glass blower. We saw the wooden ...