Category Archives: Ireland

Happy St. Patrick's Day!

Happy St. Patrick’s Day everybody! If you’d like to get in the mood for tonight’s festivities, here’s a complete archive of blog posts from my trip to Ireland.

And if you’re looking for some Ireland artwork, check out my Ireland Gallery on Imagekind.com

Slainte,
Brian

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Ireland Days 10 & 11 – Dublin

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SATURDAY NOVEMBER 17 AND SUNDAY NOVEMBER 18, 2007

Here are the last of the photos from my last day and a half in Ireland.

“Weren’t you in Ireland last year?” You say.

Yes. I am just very, very, disastrously far behind in updating this blog. Apologies. Please accept these photos as consolation. Continue reading

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Ireland Day 9 – Galway, Athlone and Dublin

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FRIDAY NOVEMBER 16, 2007

I am the worst blogger ever. Here are more Ireland pictures from a year ago. I’d tell you about the day, but it was so long ago, I don’t remember any of it. It was cold. The people had accents. There was lots of green. Here are some pretty pictures. I took them. Enjoy. Continue reading

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Ireland Day 8 – Galway

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THURSDAY NOVEMBER 15, 2007

Last night I went to Tis Coili, a pub with traditional Irish music, traditional Irish drinks, and a traditional Irish guy named Patrick who decided that this particular tourist needed to try each and every beer, wine and spirit that is brewed, distilled and fermented in the fine nation of Ireland. Continue reading

Ireland Day 7 – Cliffs of Moher and Galway

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WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 14, 2007

More tardiness in my updates from Ireland. This morning I drove from Killarney to the Cliffs of Moher and on to Galway. Here are photos: Continue reading

Ireland Day 6 – Dingle Penninsula

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TUESDAY NOVEMBER 13, 2007

This morning I packed up and checked out of the Kenmare Bay Hotel for a trip around the Dingle Penninsula. The Dingle Penninsula is similar to the Ring of Kerry, but it features, among other things, a much sillier name.
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Ireland Day 5 – Ring of Kerry

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MONDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2007

Today I visited the Ring of Kerry, a scenic route that winds through Killarney National Park and skirts the coast of the Iveragh Peninsula. Continue reading

Ireland Day 4 – West Cork, Baltimore and County Kerry

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SUNDAY NOVEMBER 11, 2007

This morning, I stopped at Cork airport to pick up my new rental car.

Literally.

I lifted it out of the parking lot and placed it on the road. Continue reading

Ireland Day 3 – West Cork

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SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2007

Enough with the cities. On Saturday morning, we left Cork to see the real Ireland. The small towns. The rolling countryside. The sheep.

We would not be disappointed.

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Ireland Day 2 – Cork

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FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2007

On Friday, we would rent a car and drive from Dublin to Cork on the wrong side of the road.

And so, for the first time since puberty, I lay awake in the middle of the night mentally rehearsing the act of driving.

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