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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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We had a crazy packed day today and we just got back to the hotel to drop our car off and catch a taxi back into town. Turns out, Wednesday night is the main music night of the week with traditional local music in all of the pubs! So, we're taxiing it to the pubs so we can drink and listen to music all night. I'll write more later, so for now, here are some highlighted pics from the day. AWESOME DAY! More to ...
Wow, what a day!! I feel like I've been running on speed all day. We finally made it to Ireland- hoorah!!!!!!! The flight over (from Amsterdam), we sat next to a 20-something kid from the North East coast of Ireland. Boy, did he have the gift of gab! He talked the entire flight and brought up every American stereotype I could think of. Did you know that the Irish Police don't carry guns? They believe having the ability to work things out with ...
... has the same job as English Heritage but does it in a very Irish manner. Why have a cafe?....as the Irish wouldn't pay for a cup of tea, what do you mean an address would help? why would you expect the GPS to have an entry?
Final night at Portlaoise (pronounced Portleash as you would expect) at quite a reasonable hotel.
Tomorrow a quick drive to Dublin and then Manchester, for our flight to ...
... 40 horses, ducks, chicken and a couple other animals. One part of her farm is on a hill which gives a very scenic view of Kilkenny city.
For the day we did all the "touristy things" as Mairead likes to say. We started at the Kilkenny Design Center. It was really cool and we saw jewelry and textiles being made in the shops. Next, we went to the Kilkenny ...
... organized when I pulled out our confirmation to see that sadly, our reservation was for yesterday!!! Imagine my disappointment. I really felt certain that it was scheduled for Wednesday. Fortunately, Nathan was able to re-schedule us for this afternoon so that's good. Nora and I are killing time in an Internet cafe where we can't use our own computer so I cannot post recent stuff to the blog because it's all written down there. Bummer!