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Glenn and Marie's Ireland Vacation

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S: 2012 Ireland

FC: Ireland 2012

1: We will never forget. | Making Memories. | Ireland September 16, 2012 to September 30, 2012 In Search of the Golden Ancestral Sod | dddddd

2: We will never forget. | Making Memories. | Dublin Street Map | dddddd | Grafton Street

3: Ha'penny Bridge | September 17

4: Dublin, Day 1 Beautiful!

5: St. Stephen's Green

6: Dublin September 18

7: Day 2 in Dublin was sunny! | Tired but happy!


9: A cute Dublin building


11: 17 story "skyscraper" in background is tallest building in Ireland

13: Templehouse B&B County Sligo September 19

14: A Protestant Manor House



17: Ruins of 12th century castle built by Templars

18: We see the GOLDEN Ancestral Sod! North County Mayo September 20

19: The NEW Lackan Cemetery

20: This NEW Cemetery has all the family names: GOLDENl, Flannelly, Kearney (and Forde) | The family names in both old and new cemeteries: GOLDEN, Kearney, Flannelly

22: This is where my grandparents, James Francis Golden and Annie Golden Golden, lived.

23: A beautiful day in rural and quiet Rathlacken

24: This B&B in Killala was our first choice, but there was no one home. We might have gotten word of Golden relatives in the area. | AVONDALE HOUSE

25: Still looking for a place to stay we happened upon Beleek Castle between Killala and Ballina. But, no room at the inn. | This winding, tree-lined road gave way to the beautiful castle. It was out of a Gothic novel!

26: Westport, County Mayo September 21 | Waterside B&B our room for the night

28: On our way to dinner at Martine's we heard bagpipes. This group—men, women and children, all wearing the same outfit—were playing in a building down the street from our B&B. They were terrific!

30: The name of my gr-gr-grandfather on Grandma's side

31: Westport, through the Connemara Mountains, to Galway

32: Bride and Groom | The (tortuous) road to GALWAY—the Twelve Pins (Bens) September 22

35: The Galway hurling team was to play the Kilkenny hurlers in the All-Ireland Hurling championship the following Sunday

36: A | ADARE a beautiful “Tidy Town”




43: WOODLANDS HOUSE our beautiful B&B for two nights KINSALE

48: My friend Pat from Cork City

49: KINSALE Harbor

51: inside Woodlands | ...and on to KILKENNY


54: Two days in KILKENNY

60: Our hotel in KILKENNY

61: DUBLIN again | IRELAND our wonderful adventure!

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  • Title: Glenn and Marie's Ireland Vacation
  • 2 week trip to Ireland in 2012
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