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... group really had the crowd going, helped by a hen's party of over-weight and under-dressed Irish girls. They sang and clapped to every song and when the band started "The Fields of Athenry" the girls were into it big time. A few of the girls took turns trying to do some traditional irish dancing to the faster numbers, which looked like auditioning for "Riverdance Two: ******, Fat and ...
... the visitors' centre, and its paved, accessible viewing platforms, you eventually come to the end of the fence. They don't make it difficult to get past this point, but there are signs everywhere warning of the danger. From this point its about 1km, uphill, along the cliff ledge. It's pretty cool. You can turn and peak over the edge, and see nothing but the waves pounding at the bottom of a sheer drop. The view from out here was perfect. With nothing between ...
... that were humorous, serious, sean-nós, ballads, short, long, high and low. Non singers were encouraged to sing as much as the singers, and only two or three people who were accompanying their spouses were allowed to pass, but not without some hopeful nudging. After most guests sang once, the emcee turned to me and asked nicely, “Carrie, would you like to sing?” My heat leapt up to my throat and it took a few moments for me to gather composure. I ...
... rode the seat was swiveling back and forth and when I peddled I could hear a “chunk” noise of the gears changing. “Well, we will probably get there in fifteen minutes or so. And this is still better than walking.”
Thirty minutes later . . .
“I’m dying.” I panted. We had been riding almost entirely up hill and against the wind. I had been trying to act like I wasn’t affected, but the façade ...
... a bit like Old Sydney Town.
The Castle is the most complete and authentic medieval fortress in
Ireland. Built in 1425 it was restored in 1954 to its former medieval
splendour and now contains mainly 15th and 16th century furnishings,
tapestries, and works of art which capture the mood of those times.
Today, the castle stands peacefully in delightful grounds. The houses
and cottages of the folk park ...