The Sands Hotel
Travel Blogs from Tramore
Left Newport Wales this morning for our drive eventually to the ferry to cross to Ireland this afternoon. Ferry due to leave at 2.30 and arrive in Ireland at 6. 30 First village was Avergavenny( remember the song), then Brecon and Carmarthen through some very green and pretty countryside Finally to Fishguard for ferry trip across St George's channel to Rosslare in Ireland. Overnight at Waterford in delightful hotel -Glanville ...
... me. :) hahaha. For this weekend my team and I are leading the training for the two youth teams at a beautiful farm/camp/park called Nore Valley Park. If you know what Camp Shiloh is, it's basically the Irish version of it! So far it's been awesome. After the session, Kilkenny, Gorey, and the Greystones teams separated to pray for each of our towns we'll be in. Our small team ...
Just as I was starting to lose hope, I went to buy postcards...ans explained to the guy behind the counter about me search.
He then just got out his phone.
How unprofessional was my first thought. Until he showed me his phone and goes "this Colm Keegan?"
YES! THAT COLM KEEGAN!
"I went to school with him, will send him a message to see where he is playing".
Will buy that kid a beer when i can!
... me walk down the beach with my shirt off.
We had a total of two hours, so at 12:15 I headed back into the heart of the city, checking out the stone church and then asking the locals where the best food was to buy. After being directed to Pipers, near the entrance of Five Arches, I purchased an order of Fish and Chips. The meal cost me 5.70, and by the time I had finished I could barely move because of the large proportions. On the way back ...
... the grounds, seeing the beautiful gardens, taking pictures from the wall, walking past Blarney House (wouldn't mind living there!) and going inside another cave!
We scoffed done a scorching pie and a pasta salad from a little supermarket on our way back to the coach, where we ended up waiting nearly half-an-hour for Kerrie, who had waited in line to kiss the Blarney Stone! Talk about rubbing it in Dean's face that he made the right choice so we could get back to the coach ...