Category Archives: Ireland 2006

Plane from Shannon to Newark

Bunratty had a folk village that was more than disappointing – the castle and the pub didn’t even make up for the fake snow on the roof of the village huts. We ate dinner at Durty Nelly’s. Where I proceeded … Continue reading

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County Kerry

Today we woke up to a decent breakfast (I’ve given up on Irish breakfasts – they aren’t vegetarian. In fact, the Irish in general tend to look at you strangely when you ask for the vegetarian option) and then drove … Continue reading

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Killarney, Ireland – The Killarney Heights Hotel, Rm. 209

After a rather long drive through the very beautiful country side, we stopped at the Blarney Castle near Cork. The castle was gorgeous, I took a lot of pictures. Blarney Castle is where the Blarney Stone is but no, I … Continue reading

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Killarney

Brief update from an internet cafe in Killarney, Ireland. It’s Saturday, almost 8pm here. We leave Ireland Monday, so I’ll be in the states Monday 2:15ish EST. Ireland is awesome. I am moving to Western Ireland if it means I … Continue reading

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Kilkenny, Ireland

We woke up earlier today, just a moment before the wake up call. Except we didn’t order a wake up call. Our escort had ordered a wake up call for us without informing us in advance, so I bit the … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin

Because I was so tired Yesterday: – Book of Kells: Excellent, see again. – Dublin Castle: Alright. Could have not seen, but I didn’t mind going to it. – Grafton street (shopping district): found Arden his gift. – got dragged … Continue reading

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Dublin, at the Mespil Hotel

If you wait until you get to Ireland, the phone cards are reasonable. I found a phone card at the SPAR (similar to a 7-11 here) for 5E that works out to be approx. 3E a minute, having 60 odd … Continue reading

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