Tag Archives: Ireland

Getting Schooled in Sligo

Sligo, Ireland is a veritable treasure trove of super smart tour guides. Today’s journey was perfectly timed to take advantage of their astounding stories. I got an early start but it came to a screeching halt when I nearly drove … Continue reading

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Inconceivable

The Cliffs of Moher were first on tap today. It was hard to get an early start after dancing most of the night with Ian and Mick at the Fire in Cairo concert. Fire in Cairo is the Cure tribute … Continue reading

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There Once Was A Girl On Vacation

The first part of my day was a short trip to heaven. I left Dingle and headed west. The sun was peeking in and out of clouds as I drove through the twisting coastal roads. I got behind a big tour … Continue reading

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Words Fail Me

West of Dingle is a bit of heaven. I have no words. Only pictures. Enjoy! p

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Pub Fun

I wondered why I haven’t found any tea shops but there are pubs on every corner. Now I know! Last night I was feeling so much better, I decided to have dinner in the pub and timed it so I … Continue reading

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Dingle All the Way

I enjoyed a long, restful night, tucked away in my cozy little attic nook. When I finally went down for breakfast, hoping to get an early start, I discovered someone had blocked me in and I had to sit around … Continue reading

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Downton Abbey Comes Alive

Slept in today and it made me feel better but totally forced me to adjust my plans. After another lovely full Irish breakfast, I hopped in the car and set out for Waterford. Although it wasn’t on my original itinerary, … Continue reading

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The Road to Kilkenny

It was another glorious day in the Emerald Isle and today I began my journey all the way around. The first thing I discovered was that the Aircoach goes right from the Conrad to the airport. And for slightly more … Continue reading

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A Day in Dublin

A full Irish breakfast at the Hilton found me ready to tackle the Irish public transportation system and navigate my way to the next hotel. The Conrad Hilton is located just across from The National Concert Hall and just down … Continue reading

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Malahide Village: No Sign of the Edge

 My first day in Ireland got off to a late start. The six-hour delay in my flight, lack of sleep and burgeoning cold left me a little reluctant to embark on my full schedule. But I was determined to see … Continue reading

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