Diamond Coast Hotel
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... for employment elsewhere. The men want to strike and riot. It is good to know that my father is above that. Anyways, Sligo is a beautiful town. The homes are so beautiful, but it feels empty here. So many have left. I see the SS Shannon docked at the port, and it is not as big as I thought it would be. I'm looking forward to being on it though. It'll be a new experience. America, here I ...
We just finished dinner and it is time to hit the showers and get ready for my birthday in Ireland tomorrow. I had hoped to be on the Cliffs of Moher when I turn 60 but we are scheduled to leave 12 minutes before I turn the page for a new year. If I add the appropriate time difference, I will be in the castle at our medieval banquet and show when the clock ticks over to a new year. The other ladies on ...
... headed off to Connemara Marble. The most beautiful marble we have ever seen in many colours - though they have run out of the red now. I bought a lovely pair of earrings made from the green marble. Connemara marble is over 600 million years old. It is found only in a remote area of Ireland. We then headed into Galway for our lunch stop. Galway, or the City of Galway, is a city in the West Region of Ireland and in the province ...
... towns in Ireland
William Allingham is buried there
The Fairies poem
Belleek Pottery is in Northern Ireland
Signs are in English only; no Gaelic
2 groups of 20 & 18 people for the factory tour
Dorothy, Ronna, Don and I had lunch at the Belleek visitor center cafe prior to our tour.
Dorothy did not take the tour as there was a lot of walking.
Instead she and I did a LOT of shopping. She ordered ...
... br> 10:15 Depart
Knock International Airport
After papal visit, the project was started
Would have been the 5th international airport in Ireland
2 airlines agreed to include Knock:
Ryanair and Air Lingus
Unfortunately, there is a fog problem with this location. But according to Wikipedia, this airport has always had a large amount of travelers going through it.