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November 1, 2015 – Londonderry/Derry to Belfast, Northern Ireland (United Kingdom)

It was an eye opening experience to see the constant and ongoing conflict between The Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. This morning, I walked to the border and captured a lot of the murals and graffiti in Londonderry/Derry (The Free Derry).               RAAD – Republican Action Against Drugs. Research this group; very […]

October 31, 2015 – Galway, Ireland to Londonderry, Northern Ireland (United Kingdom)

Londonderry/Derry, Northern Ireland; a city with two names but one incredible history. Those from the Republic of Ireland refer to it as Derry, whilst those from Northern Ireland, an independent country that’s part of the United Kingdom, call it Londonderry. Today, depending on how you name the city immediately gives away your alliance. The city […]

October 30, 2015 – Killarney, Ireland to Galway, Ireland (Family Day)

Tombstone of Patrick Cahir in Corofin, Ireland; my great great grandfather.          The old site of the Cahir Pub       The journey there…      Cliffs of Moher                   The only coffee on this island that isn’t made with instant coffee beans… 

October 27, 2015 – Dublin, Ireland (Pub Tours)

Rainy morning in Dublin, Ireland; the perfect day for a tour of the local pubs.                Take me to Church, Pub. Old church converted into a Pub.           Temple Bar (Tourist area).             Found an Irish Jam Session Band at an authentic, local pub – I […]

October 25/26, 2015 – Newark, NJ to Dublin, Ireland

Newark Airport – Terminal C   Wall-E is coming to fruition; she’ll be 400 lbs and without muscle in about 18 months; perspective husbands beware   When you’re nearly 6’3″, there’s very few, if any, ways to comfortably sit on an airplane, let alone sleep   Streets of Dublin        Christ Church Cathedral & Dublinia […]