Category Archives: Ireland 2005

And then home

Up at 6, on the road by 6:30. Drove the 15 minutes to Rosslare then sat in the ferry queue till 7:30! There was some sort of hold up but the tannoy was only allowing every 3rd word through so … Continue reading

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Unimpressed with Enniscorthy

Woke at 8:15 with Denise worried we’d missed breakfast. We hadn’t and tucked into another full Irish with gusto born of not having dinner last night. We eventually set off for the Irish National Heritage Park. This is a lovely … Continue reading

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The devil throws rocks

After a lovely bacon and egg breaky which belied the overall state of the B&B, we set off at about 9 back to Bunratty so we could visit the gift shop. On arrival, this time, we actually parked in the … Continue reading

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Bunratty is great

Woke at 6. Woke at 8. went to breaky at 9. Scrambled eggs and bacon on toast. Very cheery, very tasty. Left around 9:30, dropping off first at Blarney Woollen Mill so Denise could experience the massive shopping experience that … Continue reading

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Full of the old blarney

Awake at 6:30, up by 7. A beautiful sunny day. Breakfast at 8:30 which comprised a full Irish which is a full English with the addition of white and black pudding. It was as usual very filling and basically means … Continue reading

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By road and by sea

We left from Braintree, Essex as we’d attended Len’s birthday party the night before and had stayed overnight at Kay & Wreford’s. Being up at 6 and away by 7 was no problem for a constitution as tough as mine … Continue reading

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