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... Ireland rolls up the welcome mat as soon as September hits, and the castle was closed. We then attempted to go to Craggenouen, which is a place Pat had recommended to us - same result...closed. So our only other option was to go to Quin and walk through the ruined abbey there. We also had lunch outside at one of the little restaurants just across the street from the abbey. That evening we went to Durty Nelly's for dinner with Pat and Orla, and just after we finished eating ...
... s horse was also the slowest horse ever; we got passed by every other cart on the road. I actually didn't mind because sometimes those guys drive so fast that you can't enjoy the whole experience as much because you are too busy hanging on for dear life. But Dennis was annoyed because the three carts we had were all spread out and it turned out to be not much of a group activity. We arrived at Lord Brandon's Cottage with just enough time to have lunch and another Irish coffee; then ...
My first week here - in Northern and central Ireland - I had brilliant weather. I head south - and I have snow!!!! Last night the weather was Shat and it was pouring when I woke up. So, I decided to take a tour bus of the ring of Kerry. For €25, they drove 19 of us around, telling histories, stories ... Stopping for pictures and even sang to us. I'm glad that I had someone driving me - I didn't realize the ring of Kerry was up and down ...
... concert on in the street which I thought was cool. However the rooms were so hot because the sun was on the building and you can hear the music as if you were downstairs. Lets say we didn't have a pleasant sleep that night. But we did go downstairs for a drink and it was so much fun. The country band were so good and the country music they played in between was too! The were lots of cougars out prowling as usual so there was heaps to laugh at.
We pulled up to a fort built in the 12th century. Most of the historical architectural sites in Ireland have been destroyed by the British at some point in the island’s bloody history, and this was the same. However, the outside parameter of the fort was intact. We were surprised once we got inside it at how small it was. “So I guess this fort only protected the king then?” Ashley said.
Later when ...
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