May 1-6: Ireland Bus Tour

 

The tour was simply awesome!  We saw so much that I'm just going to let the pictures do the talking. 

My fondest memories of the tour are getting to know the other people on the bus and going out every night in the friendly Irish bars.

  • Celtic crosses at Monasterboice

  • Preserved head of St Oliver Plunkett

  • Black taxi tour in Belfast

  • Rope Bridge (maintained by National Trust)

  • Giant's Causeway

  • Walking tour of Derry (town walls, murals, monuments)

  • Strandhill beach and town

  • Galway

  • Cliffs of Moher

  • Killarney National Park

  • Dingle harbour town

  • Dunluce Castle

  • Trying to play the Irish sport of hurling

  • Blarney Castle

  • Cahir Castle

  • Phoenix Park, Dublin

 

 

Celtic Cross and Round Tower, Monasterboice, Ireland

 

Mural, Belfast

 

Basalt Columns, Giant's Causeway, Ireland

 

Paddy O'Donnell's Pub, Derry, Ireland*

 

Cliffs of Moher, Ireland

 

Cliffs of Moher, Ireland

 

Helping an Irish man Hoist a Mast, Galway, Ireland*

 

Horse-Drawn Tour of Killarney National Park, Ireland

 

Coastal Scenery, Ireland

 

Blarney Castle, Ireland

 

View from Blarney Castle, Ireland

 

Cahir Castle, Ireland

 

Tour Buddies, Ireland*

 

Tour Group, Ireland*

*photo by Doug