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Thursday, October 27, 2005


The Ferry was a good experience

I had my own cabin

The Staff mostly Eastern Europeans

Were very friendly

There was lots to do

The restaurant served

good food

But I was happy to see land (I get sea sick easy) Posted by Picasa

Tuesday, October 25, 2005


We then drove to the Port to hop on

Irish Ferries to ...

Cherbourg, France Posted by Picasa

Monday, October 24, 2005


From there we went back to Wexford to check out the

Irish Heritage Center Posted by Picasa

Friday, October 21, 2005


Here's a copy of a passengers contract ticket Posted by Picasa

The next morning we drove 30 minutes to New Ross to take a tour of

a replica of the 1845-1870 Dunbrody

Actors re-enacted what miserable conditions were like during the crossing of the Atlantic to Canada and the U.S. ||  Posted by Picasa

Thursday, October 20, 2005


As you can see on the video below, the highlight of my trip to Ireland was having dinner upstairs of this pub

and then going downstairs to listen to the locals sing Irish songs as they sipped their Guinness.  Posted by Picasa

Wednesday, October 19, 2005

1 minute Johnny Jet Video of Cork and Blarney Stone

Ireland Video

1 minute Johnny Jet Video of Dublin

More Ireland Video's

Saturday, October 15, 2005

1 minute Johnny Jet Video of Wexford

The highlight of my trip to Ireland took place in this Wexofrd Pub. (Click the link above for a 1 minute video).

From Dublin I took another 3 hour train on Irish Rail (using my Eurail pass)

I went to Wexford and checked into the Talbot Hotel (it was really nice) Posted by Picasa

Thursday, October 13, 2005


I also did the Literary Pub Crawl (11 pounds).

Who would've believed I won the quiz at the end
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Bachorlette Parties Posted by Picasa

From Cork I took the train back to Dublin and went out to the Temple Bar

It was a good time

There were tons of Hen Parties ||  Posted by Picasa

Sunday, October 09, 2005


5 miles down the road from Cork is the Blarney Castle

Inside the castle is the famous "Blarney Stone". It's very touristy but

The castle and the views are beautiful

Those who want to kiss the stone (and get the gift of gab) have to lay down and lean back

Of course, I had to do it! Posted by Picasa

Saturday, October 08, 2005


From Dublin I used my Eurail pass to do a day trip to Cork

It was an easy 2:48 minute ride because I sat in their City Gold Class

And ate good food

Cork is a beutiful city

with lot's of bridges.  Posted by Picasa

Thursday, October 06, 2005


Back to the Ireland/France trip in a second. (I'm home in the U.S. and last night attended the Yankees playoff game in Anaheim, it was fun until the Yanks lost).  Posted by Picasa