The Residents Hotel
Travel Blogs from Ashbourne
... crowds and the wait. The library has an excellent display for the Book of Kells, detailing how and why it was made as well as giving some information about what makes it so incredible. Then it's into a little room to see the Book. It really is beautiful -- it was open to a full page illumination -- and is in incredible condition considering it's over 1000 years old. Also on display was the Book of Armagh -- lesser known that the Book of Kells, and not quite as old, ...
... and the broth
were almost the same (though Mom’s cooking’s better than even the Irish). I was stoked that something I grew up on was so traditional
Irish, assuming this restaurant in the heart of tourist central was the real
The trip into Dublin was awesome, and although I did
pass through areas I didn't love, with kind of shabby brick buildings built too
close to each other on narrow streets, ...
... a picture of the sign outside the building. We then walked around a different little section of Dublin and found the statute of Molly Malone from the song "Cockles and Mussels" and took a few photos. She was actually a real person and the song was actually written about her. We headed back to the room and checked out a few more shops while en route but we were starting to get our fill of cities by this point. We went back to the room where Z, C, and P took a nap and M surfed ...
... storytelling. Perhaps that explains my love for musical instruments.
Ancient burial mounds, caves and seaside cliffs prevail, resulting in amazing vistas of the North Atlantic Ocean.
The word Sligo means "shelly place".
Great great grandparents Owen and Bridget's son ...
... 8217;s. We were able to grab 2 stools at the bar and had a wonderful time talking to the bartenders and then we struck up a conversation with a couple from Australia that were seated next to us. They were very nice people and they had a lot of questions about the U.S. The husband had been there once before, but the wife had never been. We told them about Mutefish and they went out to watch them as well.
Mutefish is a 6 man group with a guitarist, bass ...