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Today was the Bellew family day. We visited 5 sites related to Phil's Mom's family history. We first went to Castle Bellew, which is now a Catholic girl's secondary school. We called this morning to make sure it was OK to visit, and they said as long as we didn't want to come inside it was fine. This is the place that the mouth-puller is. (you remember the ugly thing that Phil carved; this is the model). We got there and ...
... was a little disappointed in the birds there. Not too many. Guess it is migration season.
After that we drove on to Drogheda. It will be our base of operations for the next several days.
the weather is supposed to be sunny tomorrow, so we might revise our plans and go to Newgrange and the Battle of the Boyne site while the weather is nice. I guess we'll have to see what tomorrow ...
... in our room. The first night we were here we could hear music from the pub across the street ( we requested a quiet room!). So the first pub music we heard was Tequila on a trombone!!! No trad at that pub. While we were in the initial pub last night we heard: Ring of Fire, Country Roads, and Momma Mia. And they were supposed to have trad music! EEK! In fact I've heard several Abba songs since we've been here...!
Also, this is the ...
... and see the tension between the Unionist and the Nationalist. We often see it as Protestants and Catholics, and it is to some degree in that the Unionist are primarily Protestant and the Nationalist are primarily Catholic. The Unionist are those that want Northern Ireland to stay a part of Great Britain. And the Nationalist are those that want to be independent and a part ...
... 45 pm which was AWESOME!! Way better than Paris. You can on huge ass double decker bus, the bottom is completely gutted of seating and turned into a haunted house with scary scenes propped up everywhere and creepy pictures and dim lighting. You then head upstairs in the bus and take a seat and all of the windows are completely covered and it is very dark. Our tour guide was dressed up and just fantastic.. told us lots of ghost stories ...