Travel Blogs from Dublin
... and passion that went into that performance summed up the Irish. When we are listing to their CD back home, it'll be with fond memories from one of Europe's coolest cities, made that way because of the little orange haired, funny sounding local inhabitants.
With 4 leaf clovers not far from my mind, I couldn't believe how lucky we were to catch up with my cousin Martin and his wife Tricia, just a 30 minute plane ride from Dublin to Lancashire, England. It was ...
... extraordinary, especially when you can consider that the bread is cooked in Dublin's very own homemade beer.
For our MAIN COURSE we shared braised rump steak slowly cooked in a mushroom Guinness brew and served with creamy mashed potatoes with Vichy carrots & pearl onions. *This hardy delight filled the senses and warmed the soul with some good old Irish flavors.
Alongside the rump steak ...
... contents including the ancient artefacts and the skeletons of those who were buried there.
After our tour ended we were driven back to the tourist centre and headed to the café for a coffee while Sal and I had a quick browse through the gift shop before we were back on the road again to lunch at Clonmacnoise.
Before lunching we purchased our tickets then Trev and Aaron noticed a short film was about to commence in the theatre ...
... grocery store, Dunnes, which are all over the place in Ireland. Our meals were a little abstract now, but we managed OK. We also found a great little noodle place and curry joint just down the street from us.
As for quenching our thirst, there was always ice from the ice machine and the bathroom sink to keep our
number one beverage sparkling ...
... with the Lord Mayor of Dublin. He was wearing a suit and the ceremonial necklace dating back to 1600s. Yes it was a copy--still kind've cool. We told our Pres, Dave, he should have worn his! Dinner was at our Hotel and was ok, not much to write about. Bedroom is cool, time to sleep. Tomorrow is a long day (don't they know we're on vacation???). We have an economic discussion on the Irish economy w a govt official at 830am. ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Parknasilla Dublin
Other places to stay in Dublin
Northside, Dublin | 3 star hotelfrom $88
- Perfect -- simple, clean, affordable. Great location
- Great Hotel
- Very good. location perfect
Northside, Dublin | 3 star hotelfrom $98
- A good choice for it's price range
- Previous Harsh Reviews not quite true
Trinity College, Dublin | 4 star hotelfrom $109
- Fantastic hotel
- Great weekend!!
- Fantastic value
Ballsbridge, Dublin | 3 star hotelfrom $89
- One price is great, even during concerts!
- Excellent Hotel-Great Value
- Nice Hotel in a Quiet Neighborhood
Rotunda, Dublin | 3 star hotelfrom $86
- Would stay there again!
- It's only OK
Pembroke West, Dublin | 3 star hotelfrom $97
- Good value for money
- Good for the price, short on charm
- Good service but really needs a refurb
Ballsbridge, Dublin | 4 star hotelfrom $101
- Nice overall
- Loved the Burlington
- Top class hotel for great prices
Northside, Dublin | 4 star hotelfrom $134
- GOOD HOTEL
- Don't even consider it....
- Gresham Hotel
Liberties, Dublin | 3 star hotelfrom $106
- Great time was had by all
- Good Location/Average Hotel
- Not Great
Naas Road, Dublin | 3 star hotelfrom $58
North Inner City, Dublin | 4 star hotelfrom $83
- Nice Stay
- Thumbs Up.
South-East Inner City, Dublin | 5 star hotelfrom $254
- Nice touches at the Wesbury
- Very friendly staff
- Overpriced and Overrated
Trinity College, Dublin | 3 star hotelfrom $117
- Great value hotel
- OK- but nothing special
- Great weekend spot
North Inner City, Dublin | 4 star hotelfrom $74
- Great rooms, cold reception
- Great 'new' hotel
- Not impressed.
Dublin Airport, Dublin | 4 star hotelfrom $100
- Great airport hotel
- Good Airport Hotel
Naas Road, Dublin | 3 star hotelfrom $66
- Not what was expected
- Great refurb
- Awful hotel
Liberties, Dublin | 4 star hotelfrom $99
- Location and room ok, but service rather poor
- Happy With the Ashling
- Not the Best West
Liberties, Dublin | 4 star hotelfrom $172
Northwood Park Santry Demesne, Dublin | 4 star hotelfrom $112
- Spot-on, well-above average Airport Hotel
- Top Class Airport Hotel
- Good hotel but......
Pembroke East, Dublin | 5 star hotelfrom $249
- Excellent, world-class service
- Almost perfect
- Corporate ambiance and spotty service
Artane - Whitehall, Dublin | 3 star hotelfrom $61
- Pleasantly Supprised
- Great choice
- Stay Away
Dublin Airport, Dublin | 4 star hotelfrom $82
- Poor reviews unjustified
- Definitely not a Four Star accomodation
Mansion House, Dublin | 5 star hotelfrom $257
- Superior Shelbourne
- Fabulous Shelbourne
- Excellence in Dublin
South-East Inner City, Dublin | 3 star hotelfrom $132
- Great location, good restaurant
- Trinity Capital Hotel, Dublin, Republic of Ireland
- Central in Dublin
North Inner City, Dublin | 4 star hotelfrom $81
- A home away from home in Dublin!
- Excellent hotel
- Very nice room