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... of people emigrated to Canada, U.S. and Australia. The population of Ireland decreased from 8 million to 4 million over the years as people left in search of a better life somewhere else. Many of the homes that were abandoned by original settlers during the Famine lie in ruin today. Sad story.
These were some of the stories that Michael O'Malley shared with us....although many of the 'other' stories involved a pub!!! Go figure!!!
... Burren, was the Poulnabrone Dolmen. It was way more exciting than it sounds. It is a portal tomb from the stone age. It is dated prior to the pyramids.The tomb is comprised of a large stone slab resting on two vertical side stones. This dolmen is set on top of a cairn that contained roughly 30 buried people of various ages. This monument stood out in the topical barrenness of the Burren.
Another gem that we found in the Burren was the Burren ...
... to go clockwise since you don't want to get stuck behind a tour bus for miles and miles. It was good advice, other than having to squeeze by buses coming the opposite way on narrow roads at times.
That drive took up almost the whole day, and we spent the night in Dingle. It's a small city on the Dingle Peninsula that was a fun place to stay at. A lot of the bars have live traditional Irish music at night, and a ...
... windy again and we have made our way to Galway. It was Market Day in the city and we wandered our way down "Shop Street" and in amongst the stalls before making our way to our B&B. Martin not feeling great so hoping a good nights sleep will restore him. The streets are really narrow again and I have no compass whatsoever so letting me loose to find our way would be disastrous. I don't feel at all confident driving in the narrow streets, weaving in and out of cars. We were hoping ...
... would be tonight. Only invited close friends visit this special event, I was now personally invited.
After the wonderful interview flew by, I listened to a few tunes next door before making my way back to the golf club. As I listened to the tunes, two middle aged women were looking at me from across the room, whispering to each other and occasionally pointed at me. A young boy, maybe a teenager, walked up to one and I could tell by their body ...
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