Book of Kells and Old Library at Trinity College September 23rd 2017 In late September a business meeting took me to Dublin. My colleague who was to fly in from the US arrived later than expected because of a delayed flight, so I took the chance to visit the Book of Kells Exhibition and the Old Library in Trinity College. I was lucky that there was no queue, so I got in right away and could take time to look at everything.
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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
I started this blog in late 2007, before heading off to Australia for a hang gliding adventure. After my first solo flight in a hang glider all I wanted to do was fly as much as possible. I gave up my job as a human resources consultant and headed to Australia to live my dream of hang gliding. When I returned after four months, I wanted to build my life around the sport I loved so much, and I did. I was also determined to make it into the national hang gliding team and started flying competitions with only one year of flying experience.
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