Shamrock Lodge Hotel Athlone
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- Non-smoking rooms
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Non-smoking hotel
- Babysitting service
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10.10 dept. 13.5* overcast, pleasant. trees on the turn. Out past Galway airport to Athenry. Totally different from yesterday, trees, green grasses, nice houses, wealthy area. Still stone walls but large areas which have been cleared of them and fenced. Followed a farmer for about 15kms to Athenry (Athen-rye) market, (sale yards, auction to us) farmers here don't have trucks or transport firms like us, they have their own trailers, ...
... ease in understanding what you would hear (yeah, like I'm sure you'll go around trying to repeat it :).
Anyway, Michael was a delightful old gentleman, and I got myself interviewing him on film. I know it's poppycock, but I didn't think to get a photo with him in it. He was going back to Cork the next morning (yesterday), and I was planning on trying to meet him. Unfortunately, Cork is much further than I thought it would be, and I probably wouldn't have been able to ...
... and justin bieber...)
The second day of the tour was kind of odd, as we spent an hour at the same place we had gone the day before.
My struggle began when I found out that we were actually joining a tour that had been going on for a few days already. They were already really close to each other. Anyone who knows me knows that i'm insecure on a good day, and am really not good at joining in when people seem so clique-e. ...
1- Morning work
From the first day, I discovered two amazing things ; how I'm not in shape and how horses can poop! Seriously, the first few days were really tough. My back was painful and my stomach was shaking with the simple act of buttering my toast. Indeed, every morning from 9 to ...
... me a thumbs down!
John had sat with an Irish guy on the flight to Dublin. He had already had about a dozen pints before the flight and was drinking during the flight. John said he told lots of jokes and stories. He lived in Trim and wanted us to stop in his pub when we visited the castle. John was unsure if he owned or just drank in the pub. Brian gave us some time to visit McCormacks Pub. As soon as we got in, ...