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... of Irish people to America to escape the devastation caused by the potato famine.
We ended the day in Waterford with a walking tour of the historic district. The Vikings came here to pillage but ended up staying and founding what we know as Waterford today.
In the hotel bar there was live music - a country western singer! We will be in Killarney tomorrow and we know where to go there for real Irish music!
... everything, as the history is interesting, but then very hot , [ I will persist in having too many clothes on, the weather is so warm and humid in Ireland,and early in the morning you think...maybe its not going to be hot...it is..even if it rains a little!]
We decided this little village at Dunmore East,was much more appealing, but always good to see the cities,our driver gave good commentary, though both ways they were ...
... in County Wexford. Things I learned today: Metric is used in Ireland but English don't use it as metric was invented by the French. An inch was the length of Henry VIII's first indexing his thumb. He noticed twelve thumbs equalled his foot and three feet equalled his arm and six feet was his height and should be called a fathom. English use miles but Irish use kilometers. English still use pound sterling as money unit. ...
... being blown and stems added. All pieces are checked by eye, any not perfect are ground down and go back into the furnace. One man was marking a grid pattern on the pieces, then it was on to the cutters – absolutely amazing that such intricate work is done by eye/hand, it’s really beautiful to see. They have one machine only for doing very fine cuts and that’s only been recently developed, otherwise it’s all by hand. I was ...
... gets a comment and that driver liked it. We enjoyed the drive back through the city in daylight, went through Donnybrook (always sounds funny), and I thought it was all a bit like being in one of my favourite Brit house renovation/finding programmes; I almost expected Kirstie and Phil to bounce by saying ‘and LOOK at this delightful Georgian terrace, it’s all ready to move into’, or to see Martin Roberts peering at a bit of a wreck ...
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