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... saw Our Lady (Mary, Jesus' mother) in 1879 on the back wall of the church. It was my first visit to a Marian apparition sight. Today we visited Croagh Patrick, a mountain that tradition says that St Patrick had a 40 day retreat on the summit in the 400s. It was raining, windy and cold so we didn't climb it. This evening we went to a performance of Handel's Messiah. Such beautiful music! I travel to Dublin tomorrow and fly home on ...
update on 10/16 - went to dinner on the quay (pronounced "key" for those of you in the Bronx. - Had some oysters and scallops right from the Bay.
Went to Matt Maloy's Bar - the flutist from the Chieftains owns it or that is the rumor - met some folks from Belfast.
Went to the bar next store - the Portush - nice Irish music -
update 10/17 - Marian made us soup for lunch - went to an Italinan restaurant for dinner in town - food was great - La Belle Vita ...
A relaxed start to the sunny day, allowing the patient to sleep in. Reluctant to leave with so much unseen. Ok, we will have to come back. We picked up our car at around 11. It is a 1.6 l diesel Golf with engine shut down when idling. It seems great. We drove out of Dublin following the taxi driver's instructions, " when you come to the church in the middle of the road, go right". It worked and soon we were on a freeway heading west. We stopped at Enfield to get our bearings, have a ...
... the crowds. We turned on the GPS, Lilith, by name, and let her do the navigating. Lilith is named after the character in the TV program, Frazier, the totally drab and monotone sounding wife. Anyway, one thing that we have learned about Lilith is that she will send us down almost any type of road or lane regardless of its size as long as she considers it the shortest route. Consequently, we have seen some lanes that had ...
... and I am constantly impressed at how kind and welcoming the Irish people are. The culture is all about knowing one another. Walking or even driving down the street can feel downright bizarre; no one fails to wave or otherwise greet you as you pass them, regardless of if you know who they are. It's incredible.
Back to FWM. My first two weeks or so will be spent working with all of the machinery. So, I was paired up with ...
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