Horse & Jockey Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
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We had a crazy packed day today and we just got back to the hotel to drop our car off and catch a taxi back into town. Turns out, Wednesday night is the main music night of the week with traditional local music in all of the pubs! So, we're taxiing it to the pubs so we can drink and listen to music all night. I'll write more later, so for now, here are some highlighted pics from the day. AWESOME DAY! More to ...
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 ...
... are further signs threatening that anyone who doesn’t pay the four euro entry fee will be thrown off the cliffs so we pay up. (When we recount this to our B&B hosts later this evening they nod at each other and just say “Kerrymen – tey be like tat.”) Anyway, back to the cliffs. We follow a gravel path that disappears up the hill into the mist, expecting at any moment to plunge into an unseen abyss. Fortunately, there ...
... 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 ...