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Going to Ireland!!!

Flying from London's Luton Airport to Dublin on Wednesday 12th May
and returning on Sunday 16th May 2004

...and click here for a complete day-by-day itinerary
of the places she will be going and the things she will see

Tanya's Diary

"It was great fun and Ireland is a well worth a visit"

Simply click on the days below to read all about what she saw and did
- these pages also contain the thumbnail links
to the 176 photos she took

Day One and Two
- Wednesday 12th and Thursday 13th May
--(47 x photos incl 10 x Tanya)
To the airport
Arrived at the hostel in Dublin
Our tour guide
The Rock of Cashel
Cahir Castle
Drive through County Tipperary
Blarney Castle and the Blarney Stone
Arrival in Kilarney

Day Three - Friday 14th May
--(54 x photos incl 13 x Tanya)
A ride in "jaunting carts"
Kilarney National Park
The Shannon Ferry
The "pub town" of Trallee
Lunch in Lahinich
The 750 foot Cliffs of Moher
Through the Burren (a limestone plateau)
The "Famine Walls"
Arrival in Galway
The Claddagh ring
"One American girl who didn’t mix with anyone"
Tried a "Belfast Car Bomb"

Day Four - Saturday 15th May
--(22 x photos incl 1 x Tanya)
Bought a Claddagh ring
Clonmacnoise - Celtic Crosses
A drive through the Bog of Allen
Lunch at Hiney Pub
A look at Phoenix Park
Back to Dublin
Watched the Eurovision song contest
A visit to the Temple Bar area - "the party place"

Day Five - Sunday 16th May
--(53 x photos incl 5 x Tanya)
"Headed off to jump on an open top bus trip"
A visit to the Guiness Factory and the Gravity Bar
Kilamohen Jail - "the execution yard"
To Trinity College to view the Book of Kells and The College Library
"...the airport then home and my bed...very very tired!"