Ireland 2019 Day 5 August 31st 2019 Buffet breakfast at hotel. There are a few headaches among the group this morning. On the coach and off we go. It is another drizzly day.
Our first stop is Donegal. Here we visit the Irish House, a family business that specializes in Donegal Tweed, which is handcrafted from Irish wool and Merino wool using traditional methods. A young man, a 6th generation weaver, gives us a demonstration of th ... read more
Europe » Ireland » County Mayo » Westport 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