S: St. Paddy's Day in Ireland 2012
1: IRELAND | ARRIVED 13 MAR 2012 | Cliffs of Moher | Monday, March 12 How the Journey Began: 9:59 a.m. - 3:57 p.m. Denver to Newark 7:25 p.m. - 5:55 a.m. Newark to Shannon
4: The Cliffs of Moher are breathtaking! They rise to a height of 690 feet above the Atlantic Ocean and extend for 5 miles along Ireland's western coastline.
6: The Ring of Kerry, a 112 mile route that travels around the Iveragh Peninsula, boasts several popular sightseeing destinations including Dingle Bay.
8: Fact: There are more sheep in Ireland than there are people.
11: May you always have work for your hands to do. May your pockets hold always a coin or two. May the sun shine bright on your windowpane. May the rainbow be certain to follow each rain. May the hand of a friend always be near you. And may God fill your heart with gladness to cheer you. -Irish Blessing
12: THE EMERALD ISLE
15: Torc Waterfall, County Kerry
16: ROSS CASTLE | county kerry | 15 MAR 2012
17: ROSS CASTLE was built in the late 15th century and was the last Irish stronghold to surrender to Cromwellian forces during the Irish Confederate Wars in 1653.
18: Blarney Castle
21: Blarney House
22: Blarney Castle was built in 1446 by Dermot McCarthy.
25: kissing the blarney stone | BLARNEY CASTLE is home of the legendary Blarney Stone. As a long-standing tradition, kissing the stone is said to confer a magical eloquence that is also known as "the gift of the gab". The stone is set in the wall below the castle battlements and in order to kiss it, the visitor must be held by his or her feet and suspend backwards under the parapet.
34: St. Patrick's Cathedral
36: Cork | Dublin
42: EF College Break St. Paddy's Day in Ireland 2012 March 12 - March 20 Day 1: Overnight Flight to Ireland Day 2: Arrive in Ireland Travel to County Kerry via Cliffs of Moher Welcome Dinner Day 3: Sightseeing tour of the Ring of Kerry Bog Village Sheep Dog Trials Day 4: Boat ride on the Lakes of Killarney Blarney Castle Sightseeing tour of Cork Day 5: Travel to Dublin Sightseeing tour of Dublin St. Patrick's Cathedral Guinness Storehouse Day 6: St. Paddy's Day in Dublin Day 7: Travel to Galway Sightseeing tour of Galway Day 8: Excursion to the Aran Islands Farewell Drink Day 9: Flight home