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B and B (and a little bit of B)

On a mostly sunny bank holiday Monday, I headed out for another castle hunting adventure. During my search of nearby castles, I liked the look of Balrothery Castle with its attached round tower that is a staircase. 930 more words

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Dunboyne Castle

All work and little play has made me a dull blogger of late.  However, with castle hunting being one of my favorite pastimes, when I was offered a free bed and breakfast room at… 544 more words

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Swan Watch 2017

Late April is always a good time to find a swan on her nest, and I wasn’t disappointed when I was in Galway for the Cuirt Literary Festival.  249 more words

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Riverfest, 2017

I had just been to the theatre to see the latest installment of Pirates of the Caribbean – Salazar’s Revenge (or Dead Men Tell No Tales… 638 more words

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Athlone Castle

On my way to Galway recently I stopped to visit Athlone Castle.  I had visited this castle once before, however; only the stone outer structures were available for viewing. 570 more words

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Eggstravaganza 2017

It’s time for the annual eggstravaganza.  After last year I wasn’t sure I would find anything new and exciting enough but it appears the chocolatiers aren’t resting on their laurels. 229 more words

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The Wonders of Spring

The days are getting longer and the trees and flowers are awakening from their slumber.  Unlike some of us who may not be at our shiny best when we wake up, nature shouts her joy at the return of the sun by sprouting seas of daffodils to remind us of the absent sun.  141 more words

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