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This is part three of a three-part series on our vacation to Ireland in June. Part Three: Swine Flu? We began the final third of our trip with one night’s stay at Ballyseede Castle Hotel in Tralee, County Kerry. I have one Irish ancestor that I know of, Thomas Blennerhassett Hurley, who immigrated to the [...]

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First of all, I think that is my longest post title ever. This is part two of a three part series on our vacation to Ireland. Part Two: Castles and Cottages and Cliffs, Oh My! I neglected to mention in the first installment that the framework of our trip was this: fly into Dublin, rent [...]

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We just returned from a 10-day trip to Ireland, our last big pre-being-parents vacation. There’s so much to tell about this trip that I’m dividing it into three parts, the other two to come over the next few days. Part One: Bird Poop On our first afternoon in Dublin, as we strolled hand in hand [...]