Galway, Corrib Village, and the Burren July 7th 2009 Galway and Corrib Village
The Aer Lingus flight from Boston to Shannon was smooth, on time, and uneventful. We arrived in Galway early Saturday morning, the Fourth of July, and settled in to our accommodations at Corrib Village. These are apartment-like suites. Each student has their own room, sharing a bathroom, living room, and kitchen with 3 others. Mike and I have rooms that are “en-sui ... 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
June 1, 2012: I am heading off to Ireland again, this time for five weeks, with a group of students from my college in Vermont. I won't have time to post a lot, and I won't repeat much info that I covered in 2009. Enjoy.
Before this year, there were three parts to this blog. In 2009, I spent three weeks (July 3 - 28) in Ireland with students from my college and my colleague, Mike. Then my family was on vacation in London through August 15. This blog's purpose was to document and share highlights and photos from this trip with friends and family.
The earlier entries are from 2007. Thi... full info