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  • Rock of Cashel

    We got up before Yvonne left for work to say “Thank you!” and “Goodbye.”  She probably wouldn’t want me to go on and on about it, but we very much appreciated her hospitality, her generosity, her chauffeuring skills, her cooking… Read More ›

  • Schull, Road Bowling and Bantry

    Schull, Bantry and Road Bowling This was the last day of our visit with Yvonne.  She suggested that we go to  Schull (pronounced Skull) for breakfast.  She knew of a place that made crepes.  They were huge! After we ate,… Read More ›

  • Mizen Head

    Yvonne is an avid walker and is really tuned in to weather in her area.  On good days, you can get a glimpse of the bay off in the distance from her dining room window.  On bad days, you don’t… Read More ›

  • Killarney National Park

    While visiting with Yvonne for the next few days, the plan was to play it by ear a bit –deciding where to go and what to see based on the weather and our moods. On Saturday when we woke up,… Read More ›

  • 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 ›