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... a current university, I couldn’t imagine tourist walking through everyday while I was trying to go to class or sit an exam. We then explored the Cathedrals of Dublin, they may all look the same everywhere in Europe but you can’t go to a city without ticking it off your list. St Christ Church and St Patrick’s were the ones we visited. We strolled through the Dublin botanical gardens, and went into Dublin’s historical museum. The museum had ...
... went to a nearby pub to pay homage to the brew.
We attempted some shopping in Dundalk but Irish goods are few and far between. Shopping is very "americanized" with similar products to what we get at home.
We stopped in Slane for the evening and enjoyed some haute cuisine at the local hotel.
The rain continues to fall with a few dry intervals in between. The vegetation away from the coasts is very lush and reminds us of Vancouver.
... find on the east coast.
Sat.may 17Off to the Cliffs of Moher, side roads, and lots of buses, so we decided to take it easy and take a few more stops, like a castle and coffee and market time. The Cliffs of Moher were stunning, nice walkway and lots of people, very Eco friendly, even the Welcome centre was built into a hill. Got back to the car and chose the scenic route, Really !!!
Garry has really learned how to drive on the left side, and watch for cars on ...
... the round trip and then stop at Trinity College and in
particular the Old Library that houses the Book of Kells. Well how do
you sum this up in a few words.
Over a 1000 years ago, when the Book of Kells was written the Irish church was
largely monastic in organization. Monks lived in communities devoted to
the study of God's word, fasts and manual work. The message of Christ
was spread through the gospel books and the scribes and artists ...
... and rode on brooms like in Harry Potter! Also, while playing songs on the Bodhran we all learned to play an Irish polka, which happens to be one of the most memorable songs from the movie Titanic for me. You know the scene where Rose is dancing in the third-class cabin with Jack and they are tap dancing? I LOVE THAT SONG, and now I know how to play it! It was such a fun day, maybe even one of the best I've had in Ireland!