Riverbank House Hotel
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... of Irish people to America to escape the devastation caused by the potato famine.
We ended the day in Waterford with a walking tour of the historic district. The Vikings came here to pillage but ended up staying and founding what we know as Waterford today.
In the hotel bar there was live music - a country western singer! We will be in Killarney tomorrow and we know where to go there for real Irish music!
First our family had crepes at the Lemon Crepe and Coffee house, they were delicious. Then We drove away in the car to Wicklow where there was a gaol. It was really creepy because they had ghosts on the walls like a headless man. We had to find seven questions around the gaol and answer them to be free. After that we went swimming in the Irish ...
... the years in Wexford, the sisters congregation grew and they established the convent, started providing care in the Workhouses for the Poor, opened a nursing home and established schools. Congregations were also established in Kilkenny and Waterford where their work in health care and education continued. In 1895, it was from Wexford, that a group of sisters left to travel to Perth to set up a congregation at ...
... in County Wexford. Things I learned today: Metric is used in Ireland but English don't use it as metric was invented by the French. An inch was the length of Henry VIII's first indexing his thumb. He noticed twelve thumbs equalled his foot and three feet equalled his arm and six feet was his height and should be called a fathom. English use miles but Irish use kilometers. English still use pound sterling as money unit. ...
... of both time and weather. We wanted to get closer but it was enclosed within a gate, and a light drizzle had us walking more briskly toward a cafe where we hoped to get online. Instead we just sweated in the heat (they use their heat to its maximum potential here, forcing everyone to remove their Arctic-ready layers) and bought a pricey latte! No wireless.
Since we were not able to get a hold of our host to confirm our arrival, ...