Fernhill House Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Non-smoking rooms
- Free High-Speed Internet
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We'd been before but only as far as Dublin so we had always planned to come back and see some more of the countryside.
We caught an early flight over from Edinburgh to Dublin and got in around 10am, went straight over to the car rental place. Basically straight in and out with Jamie driving us out as my licence is still expired. We were in a little diesel Hyundai i20 which was actually really nice to drive, probably the best hire ...
... was singing and playing guitar, a lot of fun and not too crazy. Sunday we walked around and went through all the vendors and shops, it wasn't as nice but still a good time. During the week I had class and we went to Cobh, which is a sea town, we also went to Fota, a wildlife park where you can walk up to some of the animals, it was interesting. I had a lot of fun when Tara was here, good seeing another face and being with different ...
... bunch of us just went for a walk up and down the streets. It was really quiet, a little ghost-town-ish... We finally found what looked like a main street and found a little pub there. They had a special on bulmers (3 for €5), so our table kept getting those! (I was having an alcohol-free-day though, so I just enjoyed the company!!) After a few rounds there, and a few photos (they even let Darren behind the bar for a photo!), we headed back to ...
... the many millions of kisses. Legend has it that anyone who kisses the stone will forever more be blessed with the famous, Irish "gift of gab."
So I layed on my back, skooched my way along the stone floor, reached back and kissed the rock!!! What a difference! I could really feel a new eloquence overtaking me.
Then I made my way quickly down the 126 knee-crunching steps to the bottom where mom was anxiously waiting.
... jail time today. One inmate was a nine year old boy, who got whipped for his punishment of stealing a small amount of food in order to survive. The gaol was built in 1824 and served as a prison for both males and females of all ages, but the two sexes were held in separate wings. In 1828, the first hangings took place in the arch way where we entered. The cell became home to young boys caught stealing, ...