2012 Ireland trip Day 2 - Dublin May 11th 2012 Friday May 11 – Dublin day 2- Friday was a long day. I took the LUAS to O'Connell St. and ate breakfast at the kylemore restaurant by the Spire. It was quite a large breakfast and cost 9.95 Euros ($13.93 ) . No free refills on the coffee though....that would have been 2.65 E ($3.71). So I made do with only one cup. After breakfast I bought a combo LUAS/Bus daily pass and took the 140 b ... read more
Europe » Ireland » County Dublin » Dublin 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
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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 ... full info