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... the English call the pond. After walking the beach and picking up shells had lunch in Annagassan at Glyde Inn on the shore were the Vikings first landed (so it is said - blarney?). Drove to Dundalk where I burndt my first rubber on the curb. We had a good laugh over that! Later went to 7pm mass at the village church. Only about 30 people there because it is very small. The kids 2rows ahead of us kept turning around staring at us we think because of our accents. I thought ...
... 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.
... to famous Irish authors and their creations as well as the rebellion on Bloody Easter Sunday. Nick and I now consider ourselves Irish historians with the amount of history we have learnt over the last few days. In the arvo we decided we should investigate the building we are staying in and went on a Jameson Irish Whiskey guided tour. We saw how the whiskey was produced, stored and distributed. Nick became a whiskey connoisseur ...
... of the city was really good. We had a lovely Scottish driver that I couldn't understand half of the time.
We visited the docks where Titanic was constructed. We toured the titanic museum and got to see what the unsinkable ship would of looked like inside and the errors that were made that lead to sinking. A great museum!
The Crown Liquor Salon is one of the oldest pubs in Belfast. Its stained glass windows, mosaic tiled flooring and walls, its private wooden salon booths ...
... 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!