Friday, January 29, 2010

Mary Ann Furendi and Rick May are back from a five-day "pub-crawl" in Ireland. After stops in Dublin to see Trinity College and the Book of Kells they moved on to Clonmacnoise in County Offaly. ("It was suitable gray," Mary Ann said.) Most of the time was spent on the west coast in County Clare with visits to the Cliffs of Moher and The Burren. They sampled and enjoyed the local cuisine and especially the "brew." Both agreed that Guinness really does taste better in Erin. Most enjoyable were the musical "sessions" that pop up in pubs unexpectedly. Being there on the off season, the couple and their travel companions got excellent treatment at their b&b . . . If anyone wants to keep up with Irish events, tune in to "The News at One" weekdays at . . . (You can listen anytime.) . . .

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