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  • Dublin day 2As we aren't big drinkers, originally we were going to skip the Guinness and Jameson factories, but as the cab driver the night before recommended it, we decided to start at the Jameson factory. I'm glad he recommended it. Posted by spsadventures in Adventures by spsadventures | Mar 8, 2009
  • Dublin- Day 1We arrived, fresh and ready for a great day. We stopped at the bus station to drop off our luggage so we didn't have to carry it around all day. They have these awesome lockers with magnetic locks- Posted by spsadventures in Adventures by spsadventures | Mar 7, 2009
  • Back Home AgainWe said goodbye Jeff and Deb early in the morning and headed for the airport. We had a terrible time finding the car rental return depot. We had rented from a discount place that didn’t have a spot right at Posted by katdill in Three Weeks in Portugal | Oct 27, 2017
  • Days 14 and 15 - Dublin IrelandWe booked our flights to Italy through Aer Lingus, an Irish airline company. Since their hub is Dublin, we flew through there both ways, so we thought "why not spend at least one night in Dublin on the way Posted by MazoCak in Tre Amici in Italia | Oct 18, 2017
  • Day 42 - Riding out Storm OpheliaAll was quiet when we woke up this morning. The news media advised that schools were closed today because it was expected that Storm Ophelia would roll through Ireland this afternoon and it would be dangerous for the children Posted by A-RPoulton in United Kingdom 2017 | Oct 16, 2017
  • Day 41We could hear the wind blowing all night. We had a lot of strong wind all day today. We have been hearing that Hurricane Ophelia will arrive tomorrow. We are now on the east side of Ireland Posted by A-RPoulton in United Kingdom 2017 | Oct 15, 2017
  • Day 40This morning we were greeted by another gray and rainy day. We set off and the first sight we saw was the mountain, Maol Reidh, the bald king. [img=https://photos.travellerspoint.com/720055/IMG_4876_M..dh_mountain.jpg caption=Maol Reidh mounta Posted by A-RPoulton in United Kingdom 2017 | Oct 14, 2017
  • Day 39We woke several times during the night to the sound of howling wind and lashing rain. The storm had settled down a bit by the time we had had breakfast and set out on our travels. Our first stop was at the Posted by A-RPoulton in United Kingdom 2017 | Oct 13, 2017
  • Day 38 We left Cashel in rain. This caused us to bypass visiting the Rock of Cashel. We had a list of castle ruins that we thought we might stop and see but we could not find them so we drove Posted by A-RPoulton in United Kingdom 2017 | Oct 12, 2017
  • Day 37We had a very comfortable night at Kenmare Bay even though the wind howled during the night and rain lashed the roof. By the time we were set to begin our journey to continue our drive on the "Wild Atlantic Way" Posted by A-RPoulton in United Kingdom 2017 | Oct 11, 2017
  • Day 36 We were surprised this morning to find a herd of deer grazing in a pasture near the highway as we entered Killarney National Park. This herd was near a featured castle/mansion called Muckross House. [img=https://photos.travellerspoint.com/720055/IMG_ Posted by A-RPoulton in United Kingdom 2017 | Oct 10, 2017
  • Day 35We had an excellent breakfast at Newlands Country House and set off to see Waterford Crystal. We found the Waterford Crystal plant and museum easily. The tour was well worth the time and cost. We watched the craftsmen form Posted by A-RPoulton in United Kingdom 2017 | Oct 9, 2017
  • Day 34 We forgot to tell you two stories about our Hop On/Hop Off tour yesterday. First of all, we had a bus driver with a keen sense of humour. One of her gems was that the temperature yesterday Posted by A-RPoulton in United Kingdom 2017 | Oct 9, 2017
  • Day 32 & 33We left our lodging at Blue Bell Cottage on the outskirts of London, near Heathrow, in good time on Friday, Oct 5, 2017. We drove to Heathrow and found the rental car (hire car) return office and turned in our Hyundai Posted by A-RPoulton in United Kingdom 2017 | Oct 7, 2017
  • GlendaloughHelen and Neil had a delivery to make first thing in the morning. Helen is teaching a workshop on Saturday and needed to get all her supplies there. So we had a bit later start to the day. We drove south Posted by katdill in Three Weeks in Portugal | Oct 6, 2017
  • Exploring Downtown DublinWe had a great sleep to recover from our jet lag. After having breakfast at the Peacock Green, a small coffee shop just a block down the street, Neil and Helen picked us up to take us downtown to see Posted by katdill in Three Weeks in Portugal | Oct 5, 2017
  • Travel to Ireland and Our First Day in DublinWe flew out of Saskatoon every early to Toronto and as we had a 7 hour layover there, we went exploring. We took the new UP train from the airport down to Union Station - a very easy, cheap and Posted by katdill in Three Weeks in Portugal | Oct 4, 2017
  • Dublin and the Guinness experienceWe had a wonderful time in Dublin and had the most delicious steamed pork dumplings ever. The Guinness experience was amazing, we spent 3 hours there and enjoyed a tasting of a few of the beers on offer [img=https://photos.travellerspoint.com/899664/4 Posted by Annebk in Anne & Lindesay Europe 2017 | Sep 27, 2017
  • Waterford crystal and the JFK ancestral homesteadThe Waterford crystal was so beautiful, we nearly bought a pair of gorgeous gold rimmed red wine glasses but decided it might be a little hard to get them home. The JFK homestead was very interesting and there is Posted by Annebk in Anne & Lindesay Europe 2017 | Sep 27, 2017
  • kissing the Blarney Stone and Jameson whiskey tastingWe visited Blarney castle and climbed a million step up a very narrow ancient stone spiral staircase to kiss the Blarney Stone, unfortunately I was quite able to reach so just blew a kiss, yuck who wants to put their Posted by Annebk in Anne & Lindesay Europe 2017 | Sep 27, 2017
  • Westport and KillarneyWe have spent 4 beautiful days driving around the wonderful countryside in county Mayo, county Clare and County Kerry [img=ht Posted by Annebk in Anne & Lindesay Europe 2017 | Sep 21, 2017
  • Cork - My "Alternative Ulster"Left the Midlands early-ish to drive down to Cork. Bit tired from the night before, so took it easy. After dropping the car off, I caught the bus into town and checked into my accommodation. After a snooze, I headed Posted by liamwimbo in Trip to the UK August 2017 | Aug 30, 2017
  • Whitstable and IrelandHad an early start on Saturday to go to one of my favourite places in England, Whitstable, the centre for oyster farming in Kent. Caught the train there and had a long walk along the beach before a refreshing pint Posted by liamwimbo in Trip to the UK August 2017 | Aug 28, 2017
  • "Wild Mountain Thyme"After a heavy day of driving yesterday, there is consensus that no alarms would be set this morning, breakfast would be leisurely and we would wander around Galway's old town. However a blue sky again lures us into the Renault Posted by jbushie in Greenery, Greatness, Greece & Granitas! | Jul 1, 2015
  • "Bein' Green"The buffet breakfast at Belfast's Holiday Inn Express is more expansive than Dublin's but the 'potato bread' comes nowhere close to the former's soda bread toast and the coffee is just plain awful. The BBC on the TV in the Posted by jbushie in Greenery, Greatness, Greece & Granitas! | Jun 29, 2015
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