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... s a grand soul he is.
Watched a program called “a poem for Ireland”, really interesting, narrowed down hundreds of poems to 10, public votes each week to only 1, with stories of the author and historical context each week, learning, learning I am the beauty from this country
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Tea: 8, Hot Chocolate: 3 (Bridgie has my Childrens album – she and Noreena know my song “Hot Cocoa” very well and they made me ...
... said the soup of the day was potato leek. I surprised the waiter with my enthusiasm and he replied, “Wow, I've never seen anyone get so excited over potato leek soup before”. Since then, I have learned that there is an abundant amount of potatoes at every restaurant and that I should try to hold my excitement when encountering everyday Irish objects. Nonetheless, the soup was ...
... As well as have the University fix my lack of hot water! Fortunately, each individual room in my apartment has its own bathroom, so no one could get upset with me for taking a 45-minute shower.
My first day at Maynooth was a roller coaster of emotions. I am certain that these emotions will level out over time and allow me to enjoy the great craic on this once-in-a-lifetime adventure.
... on the storehouse, which is pretty cool.
At the end of the tour we were able to go up to the top floor, which has a 360° view of the city, and have a free pint. I'm not a dark beer drinker and if I ever do have a Guinness I can only drink a few sips without feeling outrageously full. But, as I learned on the tour, the beer doesn't "travel well" and research says that people enjoy Guinness more in Ireland than anywhere else. I suppose it could've been a ...
... We left the bus in O'Connell Street and after having coffee, we made our way, on foot, to Trinity College, where the the Book of Kells is housed. This is a collection of illuminated mediaeval manuscripts, depicting the four Gospels of the Bible, dating back to the 9th Century. There were two sections on display, under glass. It is amazing how bright the colours have remained in the intricate embellishment of the calligraphy. The Celtic script is so neat ...