Mike and Sharon along the Wild Atlantic Way / Ireland October 2018 October 2nd 2018 First full day in Ireland! Did a long, enjoyable walking tour of the city of Cork that ended with a great dinner out.
Started our walk on the University College Cork campus, right next to the neighborhood where we are staying in a B&B. Beautiful and historic place, including the Main Quad, the student chapel, and a museum of ancient stones etched with the first records of the Irish language.
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Europe » Ireland » County Cork » Cork 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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