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After another "Traditional Irish Breakfast", we loaded up the car and headed off to Kilkenny which is Southwest of Dublin. I planned just one stop along the way at Kells Priory just south of Kilkenny. Kells is a very large and impressive ruin, but the best thing is that you are allowed to just wander where ever you want. It's completely open and …
We got up bright and early this morning so we could get on the road. Today was the day we were renting a car and starting off across Ireland. We checked out and got a taxi to the Hertz rental place outside the center of the city. We were awfully surprised that it was less hassle renting a car in Dublin than it was back home in the States. We both …
... even though at one point in my life I was fluent. Trying to converse in English was a battle, but for the most part we understood each other. I told her I was from Montreal, and she told me she never could quite understand the Quebec French...they spoke too quickly and have a horrible accent. I do my impression of a French hockey announcer (which is a bunch of stammering and nonsense) and she gets a good chuckle out of it. We finish up at the pub and ...
... on her Millay/Milea ancestor that came to Maine in the late 1700s. However, church records don't go back that far in Ireland so there was not much to find out. But, the lady did give us some names of Milleas who follow family history, one who is a local politician, so we'll see where that leads.
The House, on the other hand, was very interesting and worth the stop. Good insight into how ...
... below. It was about 3km round trip and I didn't have too much time so I was booking it up and down this trail. On my way up it started to rain, thank goodness I brought an umbrella and my EF rain slicker. I stayed dry except for my feet (and being sweaty). I got the photo I wanted and then booked it back to make the bus on time. From there we went back to Dublin, passing a bunch of Georgian style homes, including the one where Oscar Wilde was born and grew up.