Horse & Jockey Hotel
Travel Blogs from Thurles
... and smiled ear to ear as Jess said she was "buzzin' for worship tonight." I met Jess and Julie two years ago, when they came into the Emp with their friends and we immediately bonded. By the end of the trip, we got to talk so much and I was able to tell them how God has changed my life. I gave Julie my bible and Allie have hers to Jess. It was obviously God's plan that we would become so close and ...
... student ID. I've saved a penny or two!
I then went for a Kilkenny beer in Kilkenny...didn't even know there was such a thing! It was like a light version of Guiness aparently. Let's say I won't be going to the Guiness Factory.
I think most of us slept on the way back to Dublin.
Which was good, because I got no sleep that night. I went in search of a musician again.
A few different pubs, and then back to the Temple ...
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