FC: Ireland 2012 | Pilgrimage to the Blarney Stone
1: May 5, 2012 Landed in Dublin Ireland RB, Nancy, Derek, Melissa, and Melissa 1, later joined by Lance Bass
12: Guinness Factory tour 360 degree bar on top of building. Great view of Dublin
15: Clonmacnoise: meadow of the sons. founded in 548 by St. Ciaran. Churches from 10th to 17th century are on site. Religious stones used to communicate gatherings and other information.
18: Asgard House in Galway. Mary was the best host. Great cook and warm and fuzzy.
22: Ashford Castle 1228 Most enchanting Castle and grounds on a beautiful lake. Over 26,000 acres. It is now a luxury hotel.Once owned by Guinness.
25: Moran House on route from Galway to Doolin. Famous for mussels. Lance Bass joined our weary bunch of travelers.
26: Twelve foot Stag horns centuries old | Dunguarie Castle 1520
27: Bunratty Castle 1425 The 4 towers have 6 stories each | Takes 3 months to complete a thatched roof. Cooking was done by Peat.
30: Dooliin Pub Scene
31: Atlantic View house,Doolin view of Cliffs of Moher from room
32: Cliffs of Moher 20 min from Doolin. Over 600 feet high. Breathtaking...
36: Pastoral Scenes leaving Doolin
37: Blarney Castle Nancy kisses the Stone
39: Adare Mannor
40: Killarney, the B & B capital of the world. Hundreds of B & B's. Muckross House and gorounds.
42: Torc Falls
43: The Famous Jaunting Car ride!!!!
48: Played Kileen Golf and Fishing Club in Killarney right on the Lake. Ancient trees
49: Fisherman going out after 9lb salmon
52: May12, Flying Air Lingus to Edinburgh. Derek turns in silver beast. Great time in Ireland, it truly is the Emerald Isle No one at airport check in???