Dublin

Goodbye Dublin and hello Westport Ireland

Goodbye Dublin and hello Westport Ireland We have all our bags and have taken the DART into Dublin. It was great as we had stayed right opposite the station so it was easy to get our bags moved. From Dublin we are going to have to take the LUAS tram system to the Train station. […]

Howth and Malahide near Dublin Ireland

Howth and Malahide near Dublin Ireland Malahide is an area just out of Dublin. We are actually here to meet some-one, but we didn’t know the castle has many car parks. So we follow the completely wrong signs and end up over a km out of town. But not to worry. There were toilets and […]

St. Patrick’s Day Birthday in Dublin

St. Patrick’s Day Birthday in Dublin for a 9 year old Australian boy. The reason we chose Ireland for this part of our journey, was because Explorason was born on this day – 9 years ago! ┬áSo when we talked months ago about where he wanted to be for his birthday, he chose here – […]

Viking Splash Dublin Ireland – what fun!

Viking Splash Dublin Ireland – what fun! Today I have a surprise early birthday present for Explorason. I have contacted Viking Splash and pre-booked tickets. They are not able to run tomorrow as the parade is on, so it had to be today. We climb on board, and are given Viking Helmets! I immediately know […]

Visiting Dublin with an 8 year old

  Visiting Dublin with an 8 year old My son has been given a wonderful birthday gift for tomorrow. Lovely Irish clothes – a rugby top and a fleece jacket, so he is warm and ready to hit the Dublin wild and woolly weather we have here today. We ride the DART into town – […]

Guinness Factory Tour in Dublin Ireland

Guinness Factory Tour in Dublin Ireland Our 7 day road trip has come to an end. We get caught in roadworks getting the car back in time to the Airport. One great thing is we were able to collect from one airport, and drop back to another with no drop off fee. We make it […]