March 14, Sunday – Arrived at London Heathrow; Transferred from Terminal 5 to Terminal 1; Arrived in Dublin, Ireland mid morning; Finally found the hotel location; Late lunch/early dinner at the Jameson Distillery restaurant (Happy Irish Mother’s Day!!)
March 15, Monday – Toured Christchurch; Located the Essex Street Tourism office; Cruised Grafton Street; Rode the Luas to tour the Guinness Brewery
March 16, Tuesday – Visited the Irish National Museum of Decorative Arts at Collins Barracks; Leisurely walk to the Temple Bar area for lunch; Brief walk to Dublin Castle; Brisk walk back in late afternoon for the Jameson Distillery tour and tasting<
March 17, Wednesday – Happy St Patrick’s Day!! Parade viewing on Dame Street; High afternoon tea at the Westbury Hotel; Wandering the festive streets of Dublin; Dinner at O’Shea’s on the banks of the River Liffey
March 18, Thursday – Day tour to the Cliffs of Moher and the Burren; Lunchtime at a Doolin carvery; Drive around Galway Bay and back again to Dublin; Supper at Dirty Grace’s Bar
March 19, Friday – Ah, the full Irish breakfast at O’Shea’s; Bus trip to Dun Laoghaire and a walk on the pier; Sighting of a seal at the harbor; Lunch in the harbor town; Back to Dublin for last minute souvenirs
March 20 , Saturday – Off to London Heathrow…Will our British Airways flight back to the States take off on schedule or will the strike delay our homecoming?
To find out more about the above adventure, check out the Extended edition of “Wearin O’ the Green in the Emerald Isle 2010” coming to a blog on www.TallyHo-Traveller.com soon (as soon as my editor approves the final draft…)!!