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... listen to their stories for hours; we all come from very different walks of life. We have different childhoods, different customs, and different experiences (people in Brazil don't put their eggs OR milk in the fridge! oh and Irish milk is GREAT). I have made friends from Rio, Brazil; Quebec, Canada; many from the United States; Italy; Belgium; Germany, and the list could probably go on. We have started to do potucks once a week, which is fun to see what everyone ...
Well it was a bit of a whirlwind, but I got into contact with an Evelyn Buckley (Maiden name Hallihan). So after a quick phone call, I bought some bus tickets to Mallow from Cork. Half a day later, and I've met one of my grandfather's nephews and half a dozen cousins! Even better, they've fed us and offered to put us up for the next two nights. Easily the best food and bed I've had in well over a ...
... a witty rhyme, not even Dick.
Just north of Limerick of off M18 we stopped at Bunratty Castle. As compared to Blarney, not our favorite, but the Bunratty castle grounds are unique in the fact that they contain a handful of homes that help visitors understand how the structures have changed, or actually stayed similar, over time and across the country. In addition to the buildings we were treated to a variety of ...
... heading to the
top of the winding staircase which gets gradually smaller and smaller until you
reach the summit. Baz you would have struggled up those last few steps I’ll
tell ya that one, it get tiiiiiiiight. Once on top we get a wonderful view of
how vast the grounds around the castle are and then we lay our eyes upon the
stone. The story that the stone gives you the gift of the gab are true because
after we kissed it I couldn’t get Briony to ...
... in Ireland, is was a sad one: man finds girl, courts her, buys her pretty dresses. Girl marries the man, whereupon he buys land, and builds her a house. Girl runs off with the stable boy. ...