Ireland trip - Day 4 - Dublin May 13th 2012 Sunday May 13 – Dublin - Today I just kind of roamed around pretty much and went to the National Museum of Ireland. It was too windy and cold to be too comfortable in it so I went to the museum. I also went by the Basarus bus station to check on taking the bus to Ballinasloe on Tuesday. So that is the plan at the moment. I bought a phone and will set it up tomorrow and call my cousin Chris ... 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