Maldron Hotel Citywest
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... people have used that same place of worship for over 900 years. The Cathedral itself is beautiful, and being a Protestant church, is magnificent but not overblown. I found it to be one of the more aesthetically pleasing cathedrals I've visited. One of the big attractions of Christ Church is the tomb of Strongbow, leader of the Norman invasion of Ireland.
From Christ Church it's a short walk down one of Dublin's few hills to St Patrick's Cathedral. ...
We woke up early this morning to get a start on the day in Dublin. There's a free walking tour around Dublin, so we decided to go do that. The tour guide was hilarious, which made the tour quite entertaining and funny. We visited Trinity Campus, which is like the Harvard of Ireland. Before the 1960's no Catholic was allowed to step foot on the grounds, because it was built by Queen Elizabeth back in 1592 and was ...
... got about two hours sleep. Other than that there were no dramas getting back to the Burgh Monday morning in time for work (no shower) but that's one of the perks of having a flat four minutes away from your mahimahi!
Overall we liked Dublin. As our taxi driver suggested, it's not a pretty town but very vibrant. We would certainly return for a big party weekend as the Irish surely know how to do it. C'est la vie, to be sure, to be sure.
... cards. So no stamps, no mailing the cards out before we left.
Off to security. Our luck with security on this trip had been varied, and none of us had been spared at one point or another. Coming into Dublin, Craig had forgotten to take his watch off walking through the metal detector and had subsequently been patted down and forced to take off his knee braces (for no apparent reason). Another time, Brandon had his left leg patted down (for no apparent ...
... tour I got to see some really amazing sites and learn a lot more about Irish history. One thing is for sure, the Irish hate the English. Also, there have been a lot of fires through the centuries in Dublin, but what they do have left is truly beautiful. My favourite thing has to be Christ Church which was built in the 11th Century but the majority of that church was burned down by the vikings. The church was rebuilt in the 16th century as it ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking