Carlton Hotel Blanchardstown
Travel Blogs from Tyrrelstown
... started to introduce themselves to the other group who is traveling with us. Once I got the blog post up I joined them in playing cards against Humanity and had a lot of fun they are really sweet and funny people, they are from New York and I'm still trying to learn all of there names. Tomorrow we are going to Causey Farm, which will be fun, I think the drive up there is going to one of the best parts because we will just be driving through the country ...
... hi to everyone. Darren came down after a bit and said hello as well, then I got in a family photo on their screen, before our breakfast came out, and their huge mountain of pizza boxes arrived, and we said goodbye to everyone. We ate our delicious fry up breakfast, but had to eat quickly as our bus would be arriving in about ten minutes, so we scoffed down what we could, and I grabbed my delicious potato bread to go and we headed out the door. I had another ...
... Unfortunately we did not have a game this weekend simply because we were scheduled off. This kind of sucked because the games are what I look forward to most during the week so it made for a pretty uneventful week out here. I went to the movies last night to see Captain Phillips, a great movie that made me miss home even more. I love going to the movies and it was free popcorn night so I was pretty excited about that. Sunday night KC and I went to ...
... was built next to a well where St Patrick baptised converts. Again, the church has been subject to rebuilds and renovations, but the current building dates from around 1225. A beautiful old building, but not quite as elegant as Christ Church. However, the interior is full of interesting plaques and memorials, similar to Westminster Abbey. Of note for me is that St Patrick's is the final resting place for Jonathan Swift.
One of the fantastic things about ...
... tried to steer clear of the pigeons. We took it easy for the rest of the day, and had an early night. We noticed that in the pub districts, people start drinking quite early, and the streets get absolutely packed. Every day is St. Patricks day here!
We are up bright and early tomorrow to head back to the UK and finally get to see more than Heathrow in London. Cheerio! ...
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