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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 ...
... for 1hr. There was an exhibition on the titanic, with various displays and lots of pictures. Also there was exhibitions on various Irish migrations. Then there was time to grab a coffee before we had to get on the coach.
Then back on the coach and a 30 minute drive to Middleton. Here we went to the Jameson Middleton distillery. We did the tour – it was better then the Dublin one as it was bigger and more went on here. There was also tastings at the end. ...
... 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 ...
Last weekend, Kristen and I traveled to Kilkenny with our three Irish roommates, Aoife, Mairead, and Aisling. The bus ride was two hours but was beautiful. The center of Kilkenny is small but a typical Irish, colorful town--my favorite city center so far! We had dinner at Eddie Rockets which is the equivalent to Johnny Rockets back home. Loved the oreo shake ;). ...
... 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!