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... luggage can't take any others.
I am now back at the hostel after grabbing some snacks for dinner since I was still full from lunch. I've showered and I'm just hanging out. It seems only the guys stay in this room since I've only seen 2 French girls twice but the boys are here all the time. I've showered and now I'm just going to chill. I'm getting up early again tomorrow to go to Cork and Blarney Castle!
Until tomorrow! Miss you all!
The cemeteries were like the ones you’ve seen in films, right beside the church. It’s not something I’ve seen at home, but maybe I wasn’t in the right area. Walking inside the church there were grave stones dating by to the 1800s.
We left here and had dinner at a favourite spot of John and Kay’s, before driving back to their home. We passed a village called Hollywood. It even ...
I have promises to keep
perhaps miles to go
to my last sleep
We reluctantly pulled ourself away from the beach and drove for two hours through Limerick to Thurles in County Tipperary. An ancestor of ours, William Maher and his 4 year old daughter Margaret Maher, emigrated to the States from this small town in 1860. I'm looking forward to wandering around the town tomorrow and possibly discovering more of our ancestry.
Pierce, the owner ...
... quick tie purchase by Ant) and we were off to the church. A supper cool Davey seemed to appear from the pub across the road (?!) just after we arrived, and the bride soon arrived in a vintage car. Orlaith looked absolutely beautiful as did the bridesmaids in a gorgeous dark blue silk I think. Father Joe did a great job of making everyone feel included and welcome throughout the service and showed he has a great sense ...
... when they fed their dog in the kitchen.
Left Derry and drove to Galway driving around the coast road as much as we could saw a lot of great scenery. Saw where they dig up peat then dry it and sell it for burning in their fires. The B & B in Galway was according to mum 200% better than Derry I wasn't that impressed because when I went for a shower at 11pm there was no hot water as they turn the pump ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service