Ballinasloe to Donegal May 17th 2012 Thursday May 17 – Ballinasloe to Donegal - Today Christy, Noel, and I drove up to Donegal . It was quite a long drive and we went through some really beautiful countryside on the way.
We stopped at Dunnes Department store in Roscommon for me to buy some T shirts as I was on my last clean one and had not had time to wash any. Dunnes is kind of the SuperWalmart of Ireland and has a grocery stor ... read more
Europe » Ireland » County Galway » Ballinasloe Celtic tribes arrived on the island between 600-150 B.C. Invasions by Norsemen that began in the late 8th century were finally ended when King Brian BORU defeated the Danes in 1014. English invasions began in the 12th century and set off more than se... ... read more
I am a sojourner, that is my occupation, that is what I do. I took Early Retirement in December 2010 and never looked back. I have taken several trips while on vacations around the US and to Europe while I was working but now can travel full time if I wish. Since I retired I have been visiting or revisiting many of my favorite locations in the US and then revisiting many of my favorite locations in Europe at a more leisurely pace, blogging all the way. When I post a blog I try and provide some practical and useful information on the location I visit in the blog for the frugal/budget travele... full info