Carlton Hotel Blanchardstown
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The Club are on tour again - this year to Dublin for some intensive long course training at the National Aquatic Centre (see www.nac.ie). The trip takes place over Easter for a few days only. We have 22 swimmers on this trip with Parents making up the total travel party of 37. Please keep logging in to see how we are getting on.
... our thirst with some fine whiskey. Pete had hailed upon request for volunteers and I had also hailed from whence one volunteer did not thus appear at the tasting tasting table and a new volunteer was thus requested. From thence wee went to quench our hunger at a cafe by the name of Avoca. I be eating some chicken with salad ...
... We did manage a few windswept stops at The Gap of Dunloe, Ross castle, a chocolate factory and the Charlie Chaplin statue (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, haha). Although it was disappointing that the weather was so bad it was good to see the few sites that we did and gain an understanding of how pretty the area could be in fine weather. The area actually reminded us a bit of Margaret River, just without all the wineries. In the evening we went into the town centre ...
... by The Spire (more commonly known as 'the Stiffie on the Liffey’ – the Liffey being the river than runs through the centre of Dublin. We also drove past Trinity College (which I will visit when I return to Dublin in a week’s time), various churches and parks, the Guinness Storehouse, the Old Jameson Distillery (believe me, you are well catered for in this town, if you are a drinker!), the National Museum, the President’s Residence, ...
Adios Dublin! So I'm leaving today.... I havnt packet yet. I havnt checked in for my flight yet. I'm to be in the airport in 4 hours. Oh yeah, and I'm still lying in bed. After the shena****ns of last night (one of many 'farewell' nights out that myself and friends arranged this week) Any excuse..... And now that I think about it, I'm not 100% sure where my passport is. It must be somewhere. I'm pretty sure I came home about 3am in a state less than sober and put ...
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