Dublin’s oldest pub
Archives for July 2007
It so happened the last Harry Potter book was released while we were in Dublin. Of course, we all lined up at midnight to get the book!
Of course, we had to go to the Guinness Storehouse while in Dublin.
Dún Aonghasa is the best-known of several prehistoric hill forts on the Aran Islands of County Galway, Republic of Ireland. It lies on Inishmore, at the edge of a 100 metre high cliff. A popular tourist attraction, Dún Aonghasa is an important archaeological site. Wikipedia
The monastery of Clonmacnoise Cluain Mhic Nóis in Irish, meaning “Meadow of the Sons of Nós”, is situated in County Offaly, Ireland on the River Shannon south of Athlone. Clonmacnoise was founded in 544 by St. Ciarán, a young man from Rathcroghan, County Roscommon. Wikipedia
Oranmore was the home base for the first half of the trip.
No way Dad is taking us to Ireland without visiting the home of The Quiet Man.