Tuesday June 29th

Odd Highway from Galway
to Clonmacnoise via Ballinasloe

Clonmacnoise Castle

Yet another view of the River Shannon,
the longest river in the British Isles.

A tour group of Irish boys
loved seeing Americans

The round tower of the Temple Finghin

Views of Clonmacnoise

The Monastery of Clonmacnoise
in County Offaly. In Irish the name means
 "Meadow of the Sons of Nos"

Tradition holds if you have any warts
you can dip them in the stone bowl
and they will be healed.
From Clonmacnoise we returned
to Dublin for more pillaging and
lunch at The Duke.

The Spire of Dublin, officially
called the Monument of Light,
is the world's tallest sculpture

Another bridge over the River Liffey in Dublin


Dinner at the hotel
(with very weak iced tea)

After dinner "walk about"
in the area around the hotel

Wandering around Holy Cross College

Croke Park Stadium

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Croke Park has been at the heart of Irish sporting life for over a hundred years. Boasting a capacity for 82,300 people, the stadium is the home of Gaelic Games and the headquarters of the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA). Music concerts by major international acts have also been held in "Croker", as it is often called by Dubliners, and it hosted the opening and closing ceremonies of the 2003 Special Olympics.