Tag Archives: Ireland

Day Five: Viking Splash Tour.

Today, I boarded a Viking Splash Tour to get in touch with my inner buccaneer.  Our departure was initially short-lived, as our guide/driver/captain Paddy (naturally), soon discovered the brakes were, well, um, missing.  But no worries, he regaled us with stories of … Continue reading

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Day Four: Horses and Rugby.

So today was another day of phenomenal firsts.  It all started with a jaunt through the Horse Fair in Smithfield‘s Haymarket.  It was very interesting to see ‘Travellers’ (aka Gypsies or Nomads in other parts of the world) in town … Continue reading

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Day Three: Cliff House Lunch and Dublin Free Beer!

So today, the plan was to try and go fishing for sprat or catch crabs in Youghal (as loosely advertised on the town’s website). Apparently, these are both “summer only” activities.  Anyone who has ever lived in Ireland gets that that’s … Continue reading

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Day Two: Pack Up Irish Condo.

Right.  So.  Blogging lesson learned already – an oldie but a goodie, and really, Consulting 101:  under-promise, and over-deliver.  There will be no visit to the Gap of Dunloe today… what was I thinking?!!?  Oh right, that I could easily … Continue reading

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