6/6/10 As if by magic, I was walking around Dublin’s City Centre when the next thing I knew I was unlocking the door to my empty, stuffy house. It felt so good to be at home, finally, after spending a lot of my time in Ireland wishing I were still here in Metamora. Only in… Continue reading Farewell, Dublin
6/1/10 All I wanted to do since touching down in Dublin was see some live music. Despite a few previous misses, tonight delivered. The last two nights, a small group of us were at The Church to be entertained and fed. The first night was a bust since we got there too late to eat. … Continue reading A night at the Abbey Tavern
Occurred 6/1/10; written 6/2/10 Newgrange was awesome. Our second coach tour of Ireland was a lot better than our first, in my opinion. I’ll be the first to admit I wasn’t so excited about Newgrange after the Wicklow tour. My hesitation was quickly laid to rest thanks to our driver, Brien, who made me feel… Continue reading Newgrange
5/31/10 The Guinness Storehouse and the Jameson distillery did not live up to the hype. I know I’ve written some pretty negative reviews about activities I’ve been a part of in Ireland. While I like Dublin itself as a city, I just haven’t been too crazy about some of the things I’ve done here. At… Continue reading Are you an alcoholic? You should’ve come with us today!
5/30/10 After Kilmainham Gaol, we took the bus to a stop near Christ Church Cathedral where there’s a Milkshake Bar. Since all of us were partaking in our wonderfully fattening shakes, we decided it would be best to make the half-hour trek back to the hotel. We were walking by St. Stephen’s Green when Gabby… Continue reading Dublin City Soul Festival