Ballaghboy Lodge Farm
Travel Blogs from Ballinafad
My brother and I have arrived in Sligo. We will be boarding the SS Shannon soon. We have received word that our father has been fighting with his employer. My father helps build infrastructure for the big cities in America. His employer thinks that he can just cut wages in half just because he has the authority to. Doesn't he realize that these men are supporting families? My father is ...
This is going to be short, the one night stays in the hotel are murder! But! We made it to Ireland and when I got off the motor coach at the hotel tonight, I danced a little jig as it was the first time I set foot on Irish soil.
We crisscrossed back and forth over the border several times today but we are not firmly in Ireland. We are staying in another lovely Victorian hotel. Different from the last one but almost ...
... and found the coach and headed off to Limerick. Limerick (/ˈlɪmrɪk/; Irish: Luimneach [ˈl̪imʲɨnʲ< 1;x]) is a city in Ireland. It is located in the Mid-West Region and is also part of the province of Munster. Tonight some of the crew went off to a show but we tend to give those a miss! We wandered up town for a look and then headed back to our room for some time out and to catch up on the ...
... city in Ireland
Nobel prize winner W.B. Yeats born in Dublin in 1865, died in 1939 in France
Mountain of the Kings:
Mave's grave on top
Yeats grave in St Columba's Church
High Cross nearby
Yeats grave stone:
Cast a cold eye on life
On death horseman pass by
12 noon depart for Donegal Bay
Driving to next stop Belleek
Ballyshannon - one of ...
... br> More beautiful green fields of Ireland
The Great Hunger - famine years
Product was shipped out to England
It all belonged to the landlords
Cnoc (Knock) - Pilgrimage village
1879 - 1979 Centenary of sighting
1936 - Rome investigated and found that 'the testimony of the witnesses, taken as a whole, was trustworthy and satisfactory".
9:15 Arrive at Knock
Park in the North ...