West County Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free parking
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... go and eat some dinner. After which I promptly crashed again, this time for a solid nine hours of sleep. The next morning I got up and walked the city, seeing sights like St. Patrick's cathedral, where it is said Patrick baptized the first pagans into Christianity, Dublin Castle and Ha'Penny Bridge. I stopped at Merchants Arch for a delicious pot of traditional Irish stew (gluten free!) and a half pint of Bulmers Cider. On the topic of gluten, the Irish have their stuff ...
... entertained by these mystery folk. "Straw-boys activity occurred mostly in the west of Ireland (the West being Belmullet area, Achill Island etc). Groups of revelers wearing pointed top hats, masks, and skirts of straw arrived uninvited at wakes and weddings where they sang, danced, played music and games and generally performed acts of buffoonery often of a risque sexual nature. They were welcomed because it was believed ...
... had glorious weather for our time in Dublin, hot and sunny--I had to be careful not to get sunburned. Did the Guinness tour and the Jameson tour as part of our cultural orientation. We also happened to see a ...
... woman called Molly Malone who has a tragic history. She sold cockles and mussels but at the end, she died of a fever. You can see her statue in Grafton Street in Dublin. When we were there, we met 2 women who talked with us and before we left, they asked us to take a photo with them.
Croke Park :After spending time in Dublin, we visited Croke Park. It's a really huge stadium
where there are ...
On the return walk to the ship we had a fine view of the Irish rugby ground Lansdowne Park.
Lunch was a Guiness and steak pie washed down with a pint of Guinness at the Doyles (sounds authentic!) Pub established in 1880.
But, after another very short but interesting day, it was off down the Liffey River, out
into the Irish Sea and turning south for the Isles of Scilly.