North County House
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... the cell service is just bad in Beaufort no matter what you do. Our next stop was going to be the hardware store but he was just closing up for lunch, so we went across the street to MacSweeney's to sit outside and drink a pint. It was Ladies' Day at the horse races in Killarney that day and the town was absolutely mobbed with people heading for the racecourse. The ladies were looking amazing, with all kinds of crazy headgear (can't really call all of them hats), summery dresses, and ...
... route with roads so narrow there are no lines. Cats sun themselves on the road as there is no traffic. Keep off the L roads, N are ok, M are the toll roads; wide and fast and no one on them. We wonder if that is due to the recession Ireland finds itself in the grip of. They just don't have the money to pay. We have never seen so many properties just abandoned. Many are in negative equity and for the 3rd time in Irish history, they just walk ...
... single pub there! We weren't hungry yet, but Haley was, so we walked around for about an hour before she decided to just get subway! We had a bit of a mini pub crawl, and had a drink in a few different pubs. We met an old Irish guy at the last place we went to, who was trying to recommend us a few places to go, but he was SO drunk it was hard to understand him! After that we went to get some dinner at a place called Macs Restaurant, which was pretty ...
... an impressive tudor style mansion and an extensive series of gardens set against the backdrop of Killarney's Muckross lake. The last part of our ride took us back passed the abbey. The abbey ruins are the remains of a Franciscan friary built in the 1400s. The monks were driven out by Thomas Cromwell in the 1650s. Adjacent to the ruins is a graveyard that is still an active burial site today. The friary was not the first abbey on the site, the previous abbey is said to have ...
... nowhere this Irish boy appeared... he was bouncing around and full of energy and wanted to dance. With me??? Oh, I can't Irish dance. No, no really.. no. I promise you don’t want to dance with me… OK, fine!
His name was Chris and we bounced and attempted to dance and I had so much fun!! That was defiantly a highlight of my Ireland experience.
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