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... off our bags we stopped by a local Irish Pub, The Porterhouse, for food & drinks. One thing none of our friends warned us about who had been to Ireland is to not order Irish Car Bombs. Luckily we learned that lesson very quick because when we went to order not only did the server not know what the drinks were, when he asked the bartender she got extremely offended! Erik heard her saying to the server, "they really asked you for that? How ...
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 ...
... first destination of Malahide because there was too much traffic, and ended up at Skerries, beside the beach. Went for a walk around a little peninsula in the middle of it and the boys were very excited to spot two seals. We left quite early and stopped in Laytown beside the beach for breakfast. Filled up with diesel in Drogheda (it's cheaper in Ireland) before getting on a motorway to Northern Ireland. We did a little loop around the Ring of Guillon ...
... got up to the mid twenties (yes that is hot!) and had clear blue sky. With such beautiful weather we made our way just out of Dublin to a little fishing village called Howth. The sparkling blue ocean, islands out at sea and peacefulness of the town reminded us of being back home in the Coromandel. The relaxed atmosphere and friendly banter in Ireland made it hard not to have a smile on your face the whole time... Except maybe if you're trying to figure out the ...