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Ireland 2007: Day 5 - Guinness


Just in case any of us hadn't tried a pint of Ireland's finest, we headed over to St. James' Gate for a tour of the Guinness property. The self-guided tour was fairly impressive, explaining how the drink is made (ask us what the 4 ingredients are) and its history.

We had a sample brew and then heaed to the top level for a complmentary pint in the Gravity bar - which was round and surrounded by glass panes - providing remarkable views of the entire city from nearly every vantage point.
While several of us were in the Gift Shop line, we encountered Megan McAlaugh '07 who had won a contest through a Boston radion station and was in Ireland collecting her prize. What a small world!

We then returned to the hotel (where we now have hot water) to rest up before heading a bit our of the city for dinner and entertainment at Johnny Fox's.


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