Ring of Kerry and Galway (day 1) - Trip Day 6 March 19th 2007 Steve here: Travel day to Galway. The roads are a bit straighter than they were going south, so travel goes much faster. On the way, Ed decides that we will go to a third Waterboys show in Limerick, as long as the drive from Galway to Limerick isn’t prohibitive. We decide to drive the Ring of Kerry today. This is a 170km (105 mile) tourist trail that travels through some of Ireland’s most be ... read more
Europe » Ireland » County Galway 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
Ireland here we come!
There are 4 of us, Tammy and Ed (a married couple), Jackie and Steve. We have been friends forever, and although we have gone a number of smaller trips together, we have never been so bold as to go on a 10 day trip to another part of the world. Will we still be friends at the end of the trip...of course!
For years we have been threatening to go to Ireland for St. Patrick's Day and/or to see one of our favorite bands (The Waterboys) perform live...and that's exactly what we are going to do. Along with our fondness for The Waterboys, we have all taken a liking to I... full info