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  • Dunbeacon Stone Circle

    We arrived at Yvonne’s from Galway in the early afternoon.  It was a nice, sunny day and she’d been enjoying sitting outside while waiting for us.  We decided she had a good idea and sat outside for a while too…. Read More ›

  • Bunratty Castle

    It was time to say goodbye to Galway.  Our plan was to spend the next several days back at Yvonne’s, which meant another long drive.  I promised Mike that I’d make sure the GPS routing was keeping us on the… Read More ›

  • Kylemore Abbey and Cong Village

    Today we had another long-ish day of driving on narrow twisty roads. We went North of Galway to the Connemora area to see Kylemore Abbey and then headed back by way of Cong, a village with a claim to fame… Read More ›

  • Dublin

      Having been to Dublin before, my memory of the experience was that you could get a good glimpse of Dublin in one day –so for this trip, I decided we could take the train there and back from Galway… Read More ›

  • The Cliffs of Moher

                                                               I’m off to sit on a cliff.     -Nik Kershaw We… Read More ›

  • Ireland 2019

    I hate wearin’ sunglasses, to be honest with you.  You don’t need sunglasses in Ireland.   – Tristan MacManus After our Londin-ish interlude, we returned to Heathrow for our flight to Ireland.  Our trip from hotel to airport was a breeze… Read More ›

  • The British Museum

    “When in a museum, walk slowly but keep walking”  – Gertrude Stein Since Mike isn’t generally fond of bigger cities in Europe and he’s seen most of the big things in London – I suggested we try visiting the British Museum. … Read More ›