Dublin -June 19 June 19th 2012 June 19 Dublin
Today I just kind of wrapped things up for this trip and did some last minute shopping and walked around the city a bit. I walked around St Stephens Green a bit and then took the bus to Merrion Square. Merrion Square is a very thickly vegetated park with landscaped trees and shrubs , different from St Stephens Green which is pretty much open space with lots of flowers and ponds. ... 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