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... of St. Patrick. On to the town of Cork. We were more interested in the beautiful old cathedral than the shops, and the bus driver offered to drive us up the hill to the church, wait for us, and then drive us back down! Lucky us! The church had beautiful windows and a huge pipe organ. Wish I could have heard it play! We had a few extra minutes after coming down the hill, so I ducked into the English Markets. There was a maze of open ...
... at the top, it was time to kiss the stone! One used to be grabbed by the ankles and lowered down, head first to kiss it but a greater awareness of safety (and lawsuits!?) now allows one to lie down, lean back into the hole and pucker up! Check out the pics!
Climbing up and down the steps built up our appetites so we headed back to Cork for dinner. I cannot express how much I love eating dinner at 7:30pm. (Most restaurants in Spain ...
... soda bread, and salad, and cake. I love soda bread. One of my New years resolutions will be to make a loaf once a week. It is easy. No yeast no kneading, just mix and in the oven. Nothing like a thick slice of warm sode bread, so,e home made soup, and a generous swipe of real butter on top. For the next several hours guests arrived, drank whiskey and brandy, and ate christmas cake, sandwiches and mince pies, and discussed who came from which piece of ...
... They were served to us as a slice that had been fried, we both weren't really fans of the sausage but Luke liked the black better and I the white. The white sausage was very fatty and rich but had more spices added and I found it hard to mentally eat the black sausage. Still we have now checked this off the list!
Our first stop for the morning was to head into town to get ourselves a travel partner. We found a great Irish pub songs cd to also ...
Over the next 3 days we spent one night in each of these three Irish cities touring various sites during the day. Below is a list of the highlights with a brief description of what we saw; Rain- I'm not sure if it actually qualifies as rain most of the time but in Ireland it seems as though it never stops raining. It's more of a mist most of the time, not enough to make you change your plans but just enough to make you wear a rain jacket. Whenever we mentioned the weather to a local ...
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