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
Category: Dublin, Ireland
A night at the Abbey Tavern
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
Are you an alcoholic? You should’ve come with us today!
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!
Dublin City Soul Festival
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