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... stories. Nearly in ruins, in the 1960s the prison was restored as a museum. Excellent tour.
Harry, Ron and Melanie caught up to me and waited until I finished the tour. Back on the Hop on Hop Off bus and back to downtown. Walked back to one of our favorite Pubs, Oil Can Harry's for dinner and a drink. Finally home to the apartment about 7:30. Long, but interesting day. We are tired. Did a little washing and off to bed!
... were required to paint their doors black in mourning, so in protest they painted them in bright colors, yellow, blue, red, green, anything but black.
We have a lovely dinner at the Waterloo Bar and Grill, a short walk from our hotel. We walk along the River Lee, canal boats are docked in the water, which is surrounded by the city on either side. As we got in late, we don't have enough time to catch some Irish music before the kids' curfew at 9pm so we linger over wine and ...
... br> Every seat has it's own little video monitor. When I decided I was more or less awake, I turned it on and found a map tracking our flight. So at 1:30 am our time, we are over Dublin, and the sun has risen. The cabin is starting to smell like coffee, and every one will soon be trying to transition to the day that's beginning 7 hours ...
... Cathedral was beautiful even though we only saw it from the streets.
Saturday night we went out to a pub called The Globe, and had a lot of fun.
Sunday, we went to eat breakfast in the Temple Bar area and then caught the bus back to Cork. All in all Dublin was a great weekend, and I really hope I get to go back sometime soon.
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Today I went on a day trip with the International Office to Bru na Boinne in County Meath. Bru na Boinne is a World Heritage Site as designated by UNESCO and it is the largest Megalithic site in all of Europe, one of the others being Stonehenge. The site dates back to Neolithic times, and it is actually dated to 3200 BC, which I find incredible. The site is actually 500 years older than the Egyptian pyramids, and 1000 ...