S: Ireland, June 2011
FC: Ireland June, 2011
1: Boarding in Newark, New Jersey | Arrival in Shannon
2: Galway, County Galway | Sehan Ua Neachtain
3: Dinner at McDonagh's | Saint Nicholas' Collegiate Church First built in 1320; Columbus visited here.
4: Dad found this dog in the vestibule of the church.
5: Sea Breeze Lodge Salthills, Co. Galway | Great view!!
6: County Clare
8: The Burren
9: Cliffs of Moher
10: Cliffs of Moher
12: Doolin...We loved this town! | Our eventual seat for the evening music!
13: Palm trees..who knew??
14: Tralee County Kerry | Dingle Peninsula County Kerry
17: Dingle | An Droichead Beag (The Small Bridge)
18: Huge fuschia plant! | Slea Head Drive -Dingle
19: Trigh Bhric restaurant & microbrewery Drying out at the pub!
20: Kinsale County Cork | This kind woman "rang" our B&B to inquire where they were located. The sign/driveway across the street is where it was! So funny!
21: Two lane road...seriously! Use common courtesy!
22: View from our B&B in Kinsale. | Our hosts Phyllis and Jim Crowe | This is a "dress" Scottish kilt. He was part of a wedding party.
23: KInsale Harbor
24: Had to keep track of these two!! | Charles Fort
25: Then the sun was over the yard arm.....so we went to..... | Parking wasn't fun here... yes, the road goes around the building!!
26: ......and had some grand conversation and hospitality!!!
27: Cobh St. Colman's Cathedral and the shipwreck memorial. | The "mouser" of the cathedral!
28: Blarney Castle | Blarney
29: Kissing the stone!! | Phud at the top of Blarney Castle...near Blarney stone!!
31: Blarney House with a wood inlaid grand piano with a burn from a hot tea kettle! | Always time for a rest!
32: Jameson Distillery
33: Ennis One last night of fantastic music!
36: May the sound of happy music, and the lilt of Irish laughter, fill your heart with gladness, that stays forever after. | May the road rise up before you, and the wind be always at your back, and the good Lord hold you in the hollow of his hands.