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Ireland 2007: Day 4 - Cashell


Doris chatted with us about the country's National Sport: Hurling (sounds a lot like Quiddich to many of us!) and how it dates back as far as Celtic times.

We then reached Cashell and stopped for lunch and took some time to see the very famous Rock of Cashell.

We reboarded the bus and began our 2.5 hour drive to Dublin, which was lengthened by a serious accident on the road leading to the highway. Johnny took control (and followed police orders) and got us through the detour and back on track. While waiting in the traffic, Richard answered some questions and discussed the Irish Rebellion.

On the tail end of our long drive we drove through Killdare and learned about St. Brigid and the story of her meadows. February 1st is her feast day and many of us decidedto take the day off this year in celebration!!!

We pulled into Dublin and enjoyed a group dinner once again. Most of us headed into the city (we're staying in a section known as Temple Bar) to check out the sights and sounds.

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