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... constructed, the lord of the manor died. His lady wife convinced the builder to stay and finish the project by promising to marry him when the construction was finished. The story goes that when it was done, she invited him to a chamber in the top, and pushed him out the window (new vocabulary word:defenestration: tossing somebody out a window). She then had the castle all to herself. (She's not a Bellew, BTW). Anyway, ...
... the control of he throne in England (King James II), French dominance in Europe (King Louis XIV), and the power and control in Ireland (King William III). It had religious implications that are still evident today.
Then there was dinner at a local restaurant and 2 round of Euchre with the score now being boys=5 and girls=2. The girls decided it was time to switch games.
... to Kilmainham jail where a lot of people were executed over a very long period. It held men, women and even children. From there we went to the Guinness Storehouse where Nick and I had our perfect pint of Guinness. I never new a beer was so needie. Has to be stored at a certain temp, serviced at a certain temp, a frequently cleaned tap and is poured using nitrogen so that tiny little bubbles form to ...
... After stopping briefly for lunch at Galway, we headed back to Dublin, marking the end of the tour. I stupidly did not give myself an extra day to explore Dublin so now I have been to Ireland but have not seen Dublin properly. Whilst I was sad that I had to leave, I was very much looking forward to returning to Manchester where I do not have to share my bedroom and bathroom! I am so over hostels! Ireland is beautiful and I would love to return to do it again slowly and ...
... hoping to walk in Connemara National Park, but our cold, wet boots and the misty weather decided us on a drive to the North. Maybe we could do a bit of searching for the old ...