TripAdvisor Reviews Palmerstown Lodge Dublin
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... was the best viking with her roar. Enjoyed our 2 days, collected a van, VW Caddy 8 seater, and headed west to Kilkenny.
What a lovely town. We had decided to visit here cause we thought it was filled with cats, you know Kilkenny Cats, but alas, Kilkenny Cats is a champion Irish Hurling team, who would have thought ? And you'll have to google hurling for yourself. It's a Gaelic/Irish traditional sport.
But the town ...
... was one put on by our travel agent and was called "Beautiful Dublin and Visit to Guinness". The weather for the day was predicted to be partly cloudy and in the 60's. Our tour started out by driving into the city center, along the Liffe River which basically splits the city in *************** the Old Parliament House (now the Bank of Ireland), and Trinity College which was founded in 1592 by Queen Elizabeth I and home to the famous Book of Kells, written about 800 AD and one of ...
... so Liz and I head off to Penneys... Ireland's division of Primark and something not unlike Target. Cheap and cheerful. A couple of t-shirts, a cardigan and a nightie for now. Some toiletries and basic makeup from Boots and then off to see Dublin's main sights.
We wander south, over the River Liffey into the Georgian part of town and another long pedestrian mall of chain stores. The main St Stephens Green at the ...
... to see.
Dublin a walk around the city centre for orientation.. Also a little retail therapy. Has such a vibe. Quick change at the motel then out to dinner for an Irish cabaret. Great jokes and singing and dancing. The jokes were lost on the non english speaking Asian tourists behind us who remained with a dead pan look on their face all night.
... to all the rest, so sew, sew it all back into something beautiful (being surrounded by distress and problems, and taking the 'knot’ and making something good from it), and lastly, she overheard an interview on what they thought it meant to be irish, and they said something like’ The irish are like deer running out from the woods. They don’t want to run back in and destroy it, or anything particularly, but rather they merely enjoy the joy in jumping and running ...
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