Irish Odyssey – Part 2

Our journey from the east to west coast of Ireland gave us our first taste of a very good road system. We weren’t sure if an ‘M’ meant motorway or just major but they were fast and in most cases fairly traffic free. Lunch was taken in Athlone which really did feel like a town struggling with the down turn […]

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An Irish odyssey – Part 1

So… what do you do in Dublin at 5.30am? You drive up O’Connell Street and remind yourself of all the action the Post Office saw in 1916 when it was the headquarters for those in the Easter uprising. You can stop and see those bullet holes because there is no traffic! We had left Liverpool at 9pm the previous evening and enjoyed a […]

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100 Word Challenge for Grown Ups – Week#132

I’m off on a working holiday today. Someone told me that was an oxymoron! I’m going to Ireland. Hubby is coming with me so we are taking the car on the ferry. We go from Liverpool to Dublin and will spend 6 days with me visiting schools and conferences and him having a tour around. So, the prompt is obvious…. […]

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