When I was in Dun Laohaire I took the DART , a local train, in to the city center of Dublin to do some shopping. I mostly shopped and enjoyed some food and drink and did not do much sightseeing. I have done more of that earlier an if you are interested I have added… Continue reading Dublin
I booked the trip to Ireland well in advance and got quite a good price on them. I was going out in the middle of the day on the Friday and coming back late Saturday after. The best option for tickets was with KLM this time around. Sadly there are no direct flights from Stavanger… Continue reading Flying to Ireland
After we visited Galway we brought my mother to Dublin and got to be “first time tourists” with her. This included a visit to Trinity College to have a look at the book of Kells and the library where they filmed some scenes from the Harry Potter movies. It was quite cold and I didn’t… Continue reading Dublin in winter
When I was in Ireland I had a few days around Dublin and as this coincided with my plan to walk more, I did quite a bit of walking. The weather was mostly overcast and the temperature was mild. I didn’t just go walking, I had a few drops too.
When I was in Dublin I arranged to meet a friend who lives there and as we had agreed to meet up at St. Stephen’s Green I took the opportunity to look around the shops and the park. I enjoyed the area and my friend and I had a great time in one of the… Continue reading Easter in Ireland 2016 Part 6: St. Stephen’s Green
Today I went for a stroll around Dublin and enjoyed some sunshine and lovely weather. Walking past the statue of Molly Malone made me think of my old school days when we used to sing about her. There was many people out and quite a few tourist that was probably there for the 1916 centennial.… Continue reading Easter in Ireland 2016 Part 3: Dublin’s Fair City
I made it to Ireland. Even if my flight from Stavanger was late and only sheer luck and nice air hosteses helped me catch my connecting flight in London. My bag wasn’t as lucky as me and did not make the flight. We stayed at a lovely hotel in Dublin Airport that we usually use… Continue reading Easter in Ireland 2016 Part 1
This extended weekend I’ve had after my last day at work, has been really good. Thursday we went for dinner at my parents and started the long overdue process of defrosting the freezer. Friday I treated myself to a massage and after that we headed for the summer-house to fix a little problem with the… Continue reading Great Weekend and Ireland Again!
I am very much in need of a vacation. Luckily easter is coming up and I’ll get some much-needed time off from work and other things. This year I’m going back to Ireland for a nice little vacation in my days off. I’m looking forward to this so much that the day of departure cannot… Continue reading Vacation is coming