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The Wild Atlantic Way - County Mayo, Ireland  
   

The Wild Atlantic Way - County Mayo, Ireland

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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1st November 2013

The Luck of the Irish...The Atlantic Way
This is the road I need to follow when I get to the land whose blood flows through many Aussies and travellers around the World. Beautifully written blog Shane...and it was the thrall and dingle that guided your pen.
3rd November 2013

The Luck of the Irish
There seemed to be real kinship between the Australians and Irish - when I commented to one Irish lass on her lovely accent, she replied "We know that Australians love our accent!"

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