Carlton Hotel Blanchardstown
Travel Blogs from Tyrrelstown
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.
... the party. We found some hole in the wall pizza joint that sold by the slice, and it was quite tasty. A bonus though was we bumped into our next door neighbors as we walked up to our house (they just got out of a taxi). After talking about wanting to meet people in Blackrock, Susan suggested they would host a dinner party soon where we could meet more of the neighbors. I really hope that actually happen!
Then we had Kassy's Halloween party on Sunday night. She went all ...
... potatoes, boiled potatoes, carrots and parsnips at Fitzpatricks Pub in Doolin near the Cliffs of Moher.
THE best Fish & Chips at Murphy's Pub in Dingle.
Cottage Pie with three scoops of ...
... pint of guinness in Ireland, and discovered it tastes pretty much the same as it does in Australia (i.e. ordinary). Having never really known what it is, I was keen to taste some Irish food. I had Irish
beef stew at the Auld Dubliner, which was hearty and tasty, We went to a few more pubs afterwards, each one of them packed with punters. I've never seen a bigger age range of people at a pub. There were people aged from 20 right up to old men ...
... would have made getting around a lot easier but they ended up stayed on strike until we left for Amsterdam). We took the tram to Jervis stop which was just across the river to Temple Bar area which apparently is very famous. Very touristy but fun energy. We found a great place for dinner. We each had an Irish pancake filled withe meat and sauce...Tom had beef and I had chicken and bacon. They were tasty. After dinner we walked around a little more and ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center