Punters, Hookers and a Little of the Fiddle June 16th 2009 Ireland surprised me with their version of summer and immediately I was sent shopping for socks and warm clothes. There tongue in check humor quickly warmed me over as I passed a door store called, "Knobs and Knockers." So it is with relaxing thoughts that I nestled into a pub with a pint and a book.
I hadn't really thought much about Ireland. I started this trip with the simple idea of chil ... read more
Europe » Ireland » County Galway » 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