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Exploring County Meath, Ireland

(Newgrange Passage Tomb , Celtic Crosses at Kells, and Bravehearts at Trim Castle)

We flew into Dublin, picked up our rental car, and immediately drove to Drogheda. 67 more words

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The Anglo-Normans Knew Their Shit

According to my friend Elena, “Today we learned that shit matters.” Specifically, royalty’s shit mattered back in medieval times.

The indoor plumbing for the aristocrats during that time consisted of a hole in the floor that emptied straight outdoors. 265 more words

The Paper Airplane

6 "Touristy" Things Everyone Going to Ireland Should Do

If you are planning a trip to the Republic of Ireland or just need some inspiration on things to do, maybe this will point you in the right direction! 1,076 more words

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Today in Irish History - 8 December:

In the liturgical calendar, today is the Feast of the Immaculate Conception. If it falls on a week day, Roman Catholic schoolchildren get a holiday and in recent times, it has become the custom to go Christmas shopping in the city. 813 more words

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It’s a well known fact that we never appreciate the things around us and no where is this more true than in the places that we visit, for days out we will travel miles away from where we live, neglecting places which are much closer to home simply because they are closer to home and this is exactly what I have been doing with Trim. 803 more words

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Photo Friday

Ok, one last Eurotrip photo and then I’ll give it a rest. This one is of Trim Castle in Ireland. I love looking at old homes and castles – part of the fun for me is imagining what life must have been like for the people living inside. 32 more words

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The Hill of Tara, Trim Castle, and Glendalough

This weekend was pretty eventful, with a school field trip to Trim and Tara and Alex’s and my trip to County Wicklow – it’s definitely catching up to me now in the form of a sore throat and an intense urge to take my second nap of the day instead of writing the paper that’s due tomorrow. 967 more words

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