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.
... that runs underneath it and it has flooded periodically.
Next stop was Killmainham Gaol (pronounced jail). We did the tour and learned a lot about Irish history and gained a better understanding of the conflict between the republic and the loyalists. We also learned that during the great potatoe famine, over a million died and 1.5 million emigrated. Many people wanted to go to the gaol because at least they would get one meal a ...
... unaccompanied, from Southampton. At £900 the southampton cost is £100 less than the tri through the Med. Regardless, Alison and I plan to don our cloaks of invisibility and cross on the ferry from Turkey to Girne (the Turkish name for the northernmost port, it has a Greek name too) and land illegally along with all the other passengers and if they don't let us cross we'll just have to stay in the occupied area. Actually, that would be quite handy ...
... accent with some German sounding words thrown in. She showed me around a bit then took me to a bar that stays open late we could stay in until closing time. After that we did some more drinking (Irish people are pretty awesome like that) at her apartment where we chatted about her upcoming internship in Aus and I headed (stumbled) home in the early hours of the morning.
On my third day in Dublin I met up with the Wisconsin group and we went to the ...
York: I know those two words together typically carry the stigma of being oxymoronic, but yes, and most of what I know to be true challenges convention, so I’m relegated to sharing it with a minimal few.
So you’re a rule breaker, of sorts.
York: I don’t break rules, I break traditions. The same goes for my writing.
York: I hear all the time that ...
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