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Saileen Drumm, proprietor of The Gráinne Uaile - Newport, County Mayo, Ireland  
   

Saileen Drumm, proprietor of The Gráinne Uaile - Newport, County Mayo, Ireland

An essential place to stop for a meal on the Wild Atlantic Way.
Embraced by Irish Pride

October 14th 2013
My eyes lowered from the dim vaulted ceiling towering above me to the grand wooden shelves emblazoned by 200,000 fuscous books, their dull tones adding gravitas to one of the finest libraries in the world. The 65 metre Long Room at the Trinity College Library is a dream for fellow bibliophiles, but alas – so much knowledge and so little time. Two lines of marble busts sat beneath these rows of c ... read more
Europe » Ireland » County Kerry » Dingle Peninsula

Irish Flag 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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31st October 2013

when Irish eyes are smiling.
1st November 2013

Smiling eyes
Thanks for the comment, they Irish eyes often seemed to be smiling, even when they weren't openly laughing. They are a very special people.

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