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Jenh1211 stayed here on Oct 14, 2013 during their trip titled: Blarney to Barcelona: Part 1.
... purpose or what it adds to the street. For me it is too modern. Right up from the spire was the Garden of Remembrance. It is a memorial for the people of Ireland who fought for the freedom of their country.
The morning (actually the whole day) was full of on and off rain. John suggested that we check out the Museum of Natural History. The museum is interesting because it houses a ton of animals in cases with taxidermy techniques from the 1800s. It was actually a ...
... and came up with the plan for the spire. Gotta love the Irish! He takes us pub hopping. We go to this place that's sinking into the bog, the peat the land is all built up on. It's crazy. The pictures tell the story, but being inside the bar was something else. Past a private boys college that resembles a castle. It's a huge rugby college, most of the Irish component of the Irish team have been here to study. Into town, head to the pub to catch the last of the races. Meet Declan, ...
... even though we were all a little in the dark about some of the specifics of the troubles going on in Ireland currently (and I was still recovering from my very first Irish hangover...) we all stayed perky and got to experience what was, in the end, a very cool thing.
Going to Glendaloch this Friday and then a rugby game on Saturday. Should be a bumpin weekend per usual. Miss home, though.
Our honeymoon had the best start playing tiddlywinks with Lorcan and Oisin. Lorcan had to go for his grading then and did brilliant so they gave him his orange belt. The master celebrated this by kicking him in the stomach!! During this Oisin took us to the park. He was able to kick the ball really far and made me run after it. He showed us a ...
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