Category Archives: Ireland – Dublin and Publin’

From Cork to Cobh to Limerick

We got up early on Saturday, knowing we had a lot of ground to cover. We wanted to see the harbor town of Cobh, which was southeast, then we had to head northwest to get to the Galway area by … Continue reading

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Hoary Bitch

Talked to Lib yesterday. She was on her way home to get started on her Ireland scrapbook. I guess we all have different ways of expressing our creativity. She really goes all out on the scrapbooks – it will be … Continue reading

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Finally, Cork

Hello, fellow travelers. We rolled into Cork around sundown on Friday. This is a big, busy harbor town built into the side of a hill/mountain. The downtown is bisected by the River Lee, spanned by several, one-way bridges with no … Continue reading

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Still Bound for Cork

Leaving Greystones Friday after lunch, a quick look at the map revealed we were barely out of Dublin. We still had 1/2 the country to navigate to make it to Cork by nightfall. So we hopped back on the highway … Continue reading

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On to Cork

Hi there, When last we left our intrepid adventurers, they were tucked in their Rob & Laura Petrie twin beds at the Burlington in Dublin. Friday morning dawned, bright and sunny, yet again belying the cliche of rainy Ireland. We … Continue reading

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First Night

Dear Family, The first night in Ireland we were dragging so much we just went to a cafe near our hotel for dinner around 8. Lib was trying to convince me we weren’t so dead we couldn’t strike out into … Continue reading

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Lib’s Rebuttal

Here’s Lib’s reply, all lies of course. Peg once again regales us with her tales… and I DO mean tales – especially the one about me (er, the mythical person) knowing which sheep dung fertilized the fields!! That was her … Continue reading

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We come to Ireland

This post is copied from emails over the last few days giving introductory notes on our trip. Sorry for the rerun. All is good here. Our niece Jenny gets married in 2-1/2 weeks at a very lavish wedding in Chicago … Continue reading

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