Travel Blogs from Thurles
... and love each other, even across oceans. Thanks God for sending me to them! Sunday, we bittersweetly sent the teens out to Greystones and Gorey. The rest of the day was spent walking around to Kilkenny Castle taking some crazy tourist-like pics, getting Bon-bons, and chilling by the River Nore with two youth workers from Adventures in Missions (AIM), who run a youth centre in New Ross called the Anchor. Some of ...
Just as I was starting to lose hope, I went to buy postcards...ans explained to the guy behind the counter about me search.
He then just got out his phone.
How unprofessional was my first thought. Until he showed me his phone and goes "this Colm Keegan?"
YES! THAT COLM KEEGAN!
"I went to school with him, will send him a message to see where he is playing".
Will buy that kid a beer when i can!
... B & B, greeted us at the door and suggested we head down to the Horse and Jockey for a quick dinner before they stopped serving food. We enjoyed another delicious late night dinner and had fun looking at pictures of many years of hurling history in Tipperary. We feel so blessed to be on this trip experiencing these many beautiful, historic cities and villages while meeting the kindest and most generous people.
Ireland is truly everything you imagine it to be.
... Weirdly he also has a brother living in Kyabram no less - so he and Ant had a chat about that! The weather was kind with the sun shining as they exited the church and we all got to pose in a big group photo.Both families made special effort to welcome us and introduce themselves and we had a good time getting to know them better at the reception and throughout the weekend - just lovely people!With the reception being ...
... 10pm so I had a cold shave and shower.
Left Galway and drove to Lisdoonvarna where my ancestors came from found several graves with their names on them. That night and the next one we stayed at Mallow a B&B which was good. Did day trips from here to the Ring of Kerry which wasn't much till we went over a pass with roads 1 vehicle wide and really good scenery. The best part is that tourist buses ...
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- Free parking