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World Trip 1999-2000: Day 106 – Dublin to Kilkenny, Ireland

Wednesday 23 February 2000 Highlights: St Canice (Kilkenny) Cathedral, Smithwick Brewery, Kilkenny Castle Today was spent in one our our small changes to the plan – Kilkenny City.  We caught the 9 am bus from Dublin and arrived at Kilkenny … Continue reading

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World Trip 1999-2000: Day 105 – Dublin, Ireland

Tuesday 22 February 2000 Highlights: The Easter Rebellion We walked down O’Connell Street and visited the General Post Office, site of the 1916 uprising against British rule.  The Rebels were not supported by the public at the time, and when … Continue reading

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World Trip 1999-2000: Day 104 – Dublin, Ireland

Monday 21 February 2000 Highlights: Trinity College, the old Irish Parliament House, the fantastic Guinness Brewery.  We woke up to a beautiful day so good in fact we decided to chance it without our raincoats. Jon had a small dispute … Continue reading

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World Trip 1999-2000: Day 103 – Derry to Dublin, Ireland

Sunday 20 February 2000 Highlights: Magnificent Murals covering the ‘Troubles’. We spent most of the day in Derry / Londonderry.  Early in the morning we again walked the wall, but this time looking murals of the Troubles. In Northern Ireland … Continue reading

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