West County Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free parking
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... still have no idea how it's played. I has a bat-like paddle (kind of like baseball) but there are wayyy more players involved. On the other side of me was another field where there where there was a rugby match going on. I absolutely love rugby! I think it is one of the most under-appreciated sports in America, so I stayed and watched a bit of that game before I left. After Trinity, I just kind of walked; not really having a clue where I was going. I was following the ...
... I was struck by how dilapidated it is. There were so many abandoned buildings with bricked-in windows, and more than a couple of fences with coiled barbed wire on the top. It wasn't quite what I remembered, which made me a little sad. The people were still just as lovely, but maybe the global financial crisis hit this country harder than I realised.
I had heard that the Guinness factory was an excellent thing to do while in Dublin. I ...
... dublin! I ordered the breakfast salad that comes with grilled black pudding…I'll let you look that one up! Now that you know what it is, it was actually really good once I got over what it consisted of.
So, I am settling in very well, making friends and experiencing the Irish culture. I will try to post more often, but I was just informed that Monday EVERYONE on campus goes out, so we will see how successful I am at blogging tomorrow!
... just a wall of the castle). It's easy to say Blarney castle has had its fair share of action over the years! Over to Dublin where the party really starts. We had heard all about 'Temple Bar' being the place to be, so we made our way to temple street thinking it must be close. We found a Temple Bar on the corner however not quite what we were expecting... The bar was full of people aged 40+ singing terrible karaoke, not quite our idea of a good night out. The next ...
... group of monks. This book was brought to Ireland for safe keeping after several raids by the Vikings (heathens that they were!). This exhibit shows how the velum was prepared (apparently 156 sheep skins were used to write these books), what kinds of ink dyes they used and the history of the writing and illustrations in the books. They have blown up pictures so you can see the detail. These monks were true artists themselves. The painstaking detail in these writings are amazing. ...