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Day Six: Free Time in Blarney!

The day began with a small breakfast at the hostel during which I discovered the joys of butter and jam on toast together. Most of the girls had hangovers from the previous night and so those of us who didn’t drink struck out earlier than the rest. 1,159 more words


Day Five: Cork and the Surrounding Area

Friday we were already on the ferry by 8:00 a.m because we had a lot of places to visit. We began with a mesolithic stone monument. 682 more words


Day Four: History and Archaeology

Not much to report on for Thursday. We spent the first 7 1/2 hours of the day in lecture. We finished learning about the archaeological history of Ireland and then we learned about basic archaeological techniques. 284 more words


Day Three: Cobh

Wednesday began with a three hour lecture about the archaeology of Ireland. I’m sure you’re not interested in a recap of the entire lecture so I’ll boil it down. 883 more words


Day Two: Spike's Military Connections

Tuesday was just as hectic as Monday was. Again, we met at 8:00, but this time we left the island immediately and we did not stop traveling until dinner time. 603 more words


Day One: Spike Island

My day began at 7:00 a.m., which (let’s just admit) is early for me, especially considering the time change. So you should be extremely impressed right now. 510 more words


Planes, Trains, and Automobiles

Alright, so a lot has happened in the past few days so I’ll break up recent events into multiple posts.

To begin with, I spent the 20th and the 21st traveling. 536 more words