Clonmel Park Conference & Leisure Hotel
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I hold on to nothing
yet my hands are full.
My hands, my head and
my heart are bulging,
with all that creates me,
makes me, defines me, completes me.
I am greater than a list of actions.
I am greater than a list of belongings.
I am my feelings, my connections,
Today... Was not the best of days. Anna and I felt a little off at our prior nights dinner and progressively felt worse throughout the night. Food poisoning had it's way with us and with Emma (who felt a tad woozy and off herself later in the night) so we opted for a day of "sleep it off in Emma's bed until we feel better". Turns out that lasted till about 3pm - at which point we dragged our ...
We woke up in our favorite lodging spot so far, Castle Country House B&B in Thurles, County Tipperary. Pierce and Joan, the owners, were so friendly, accommodating and helpful. We enjoyed exploring the grounds, practicing hurling (with some great tips from Pierce), playing with their dog Sparky and eating a full Irish breakfast.
The first castle built on their property was made of timber in 800AD, but burned down after 100 years. This ruins of ...
... wall surrounding it. We went to the top of the drive and saw the gate…it was closed…and locked. Darn! We could see the farm house not much further up the hill (many of these ruins lie on farm land and are not restored. They are simply left to crumble).
While standing there taking pictures through the locked gate, the cows who were pastured right next to the ruin came to visit. Literally, they all came over to us to say hello. ...
... was to help Dan and Iona's friend Donal and Virgina. I met them and helped participate in fixing up derelict structures on Donal and Virgina's property. What we did was help clean up the four properties that were on Donal and Virgina's land.
The property consisted of 4 structures. This included a house, barn, yurt and an outhouse. The outhouse was a compost toilet. The ...