The Glenside Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... finally found the mouth-puller also. It was a lovely surprise to get to see so much. Not many folks get to go in, much less get coffee and biscuits in the teacher's lounge and meet the
We went on down the road to Bellew's Bridge. One of Weezy's ancestors built this bridge, which is still in use. Next up was Castle Roche. PD's folks lived here for about 200 years. It has an interesting story to go with it. When it ...
... and water to no avail. David takes him to the Burger King next door and gives him a mini bath. Kaeleb tells Grandpa that Dublin is weird, they put coffee shops with ice cream shops and it makes the ice cream melt; his reasoning for why his ice cream fell off. This is what we needed, a good hard laugh.
Genny comes out of the shop and we find a place for lunch; The Hairy Lemon, a very nice Irish pub. The owner is very friendly, and a terrible ...
... spring and autumn solstice phenomenon at the large mound at Knowth. They were constructed in a way that lets the sun line up perfectly with the passages inside the mounds at the different solstices to provide light.
We also visited the sight of the Battle of the Boyne (July 1, 1690). It remains the biggest battle ever fought on Irish soil with over 60,000 troops. ...
... is that 1.) it was written around the year 800 and has survived since that time, through Viking raids and wars and years and years and years.... And 2.) it was all done by hand, page by page, using crushed stones, dirt, and even bugs. It's very, very intricate and surprisingly, very colorful. Only one page is on display at a time, under glass in a dark room, and no photography is allowed. It's really freaking old. The page we saw is shown below. After seeing the old ...
... early Christian missionary efforts among the Viking and Celtic tribes here. Many were inscribed on skins and bound so as to be easily transportable.
We weren't allowed to take pictures of the books so as to assist in their preservation. However, don't miss your chance to see these manuscripts up close. This exhibition is well worth the time. ...