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Today we explored Galway starting with a visit to a primary school in the Claddagh area. Half the children's choir sang for us -- they were very good. I suspect it helps that some professional musicians also happen to be on the school staff. Was introduced to a new type of "whistle" actually the size of a clarinet made out of (effectively) a …
Slept in a wee bit following our pub singalong night. No hangover though ... bonus. Sat down to breakfast in the guest room and next to us was a group of 6 Americans complaining about Australians and how we talk! How rude! There's nothing wrong with the way we talk. It's the yanks that have *******ised the English language ... not us.
Took the train to Galway from Dublin (3hours). Galway is a rather big seaside town with a charming downtown area and a good place to use as a base to explore the west coast of Ireland. I took a tour north to the Connemara area. You really feel like you are in Ireland ... sheep, stone walls, thatched corteges and people with such heavy accents you …
Woke up to a delicious breakfast and left our lovely bnb at Thurles. Headed to the Cliffs of Moher which were beautiful and thanks to the free wifi on the cliff we could download the free app to listen to the audio info. We discovered the Princess bride was made there - will have to watch and see. Experienced 4 seasons in 1 day at the cliffs with sun, rain and even ...
... last year. There a fly fisherman in the river catching massive salmon to take home. We then toured around a lake called Lough Corrib, through Connemarra and the bogs where they traditionally farm Peat to burn. There are sheep everywhere, just sitting in the middle of the road sometimes. We stopped at this beautiful Abbey in Kyalmore which is owned by Nuns who turned it in the a boarding school where famous people like ...
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