Kilmainham Gaol, Dublin

2017-09-14T09:49:26-07:00July 28th, 2010|Ireland|

Kilmainham Gaol (Jail) in Dublin was built in 1796, and served as a prison for 128 years. It played an important part in Irish history, as many revolutionary leaders were imprisoned and some executed on [...]

More Irish Golf!

2017-09-14T09:49:26-07:00July 26th, 2010|Ireland|

Oh, the skies were black, the wind howled and still we played golf. I was at the driving range during a nasty shower and someone said, "Now there is a dedicated golfer". I said, "No, [...]

Dublin sights

2017-09-14T09:49:26-07:00July 25th, 2010|Ireland|

At the Ha'penny bridge in Dublin, and a statue to Molly Malone... along with the lyrics, in case you forgot them!!In Dublin's Fair CityWhere the girls are so prettyI first set my eyes on sweet [...]

Tea Time in Killarney, Ireland

2015-02-17T08:10:36-08:00July 22nd, 2010|Ireland|

Miss Courtney's Tearoom in Killarney is famous, now operated by the 4th generation of family. All of the china there has been donated - Miss Courtney put out a notice that she'd accept china from [...]

Chatting up Jim Furyk

2017-09-14T09:49:26-07:00July 21st, 2010|Ireland|

He's #5 in world golf rankings, andn I met him at the Ballybunion course in Ireland, chatted him up and clinked glasses with him to wish him good luck in the British Open. Having said [...]

Irish Golf

2017-09-14T09:49:26-07:00July 15th, 2010|Ireland|

We're officially calling this the Gortex Golf Tour. Sprinkles, showers, rain, winds up to 40 miles per hour. Wind so fierce that wearing a brimmed hat of any sort is impossible. It's a battle with [...]

Ireland in a Nutshell

2017-09-14T09:49:26-07:00July 10th, 2010|Ireland|

About as big as Indiana, 4 million people. Ireland is two separate countries - Republic of Ireland to the South (part of the EU) and Northern Ireland (part of the United Kingdom).  Currency is British [...]

Welcome to Ireland!

2017-09-14T09:49:26-07:00July 9th, 2010|Ireland|

We stumbled on the Clancy Music Festival in Miltown Malaby, Ireland. Music students, seasoned players, and beer aplenty. Music spilling out to the street in pub after pub!