Holidays in Galway and Montana 12/19/17 – 01/03/18

Home, Galway
A holiday well spent traveling

Well I can hand on heart say that this was definitely a well traveled holiday season. From a work trip to Vegas, followed by 11 days in Ireland then a last minute trip to Bozeman Montana, I’m pretty confident that the PDX airport staff think that I work there! Continue reading “Holidays in Galway and Montana 12/19/17 – 01/03/18”

Christmas in Ireland

 Shop Street, Galway
Back to Galway I Go

Door to door it took me around 19hrs to get back to Galway from Portland. To say I was exhausted when I arrived in Ireland is an understatement! I got the Go Bus from Dublin Airport to Galway city (Euros 18, 3hrs travel) and was so happy to see  Aoife waiting for me at the bus station. I came home a day earlier than what I had told people and Aoife kindly offered me a lift. So after some grub in Scotty’s we made way for Headford. Of course no one was home except a sleeping Brenda but the folks arrived in a little bit later. Brenda got some hilarious videos of mom, dad and Pat’s reactions (for which I’d be killed if I posted LOL) and I caught James the next day. Continue reading “Christmas in Ireland”

Lets start from the beginning…

With all of my flights and majority of accommodation booked, I took my two week gap between finishing up work and my first flight to get a small taste of the back yard. This weekend, after a good catch up with some friends over pizza, a small gang of us headed down to Clare to see Father Ted’s house.

Thanks to Ashna, we were loaded with faces of Fr. Ted, Fr. Dougal, Fr. Jack and Mrs. Doyle for some snaps outside of the parochial house. We didn’t get a glimpse inside but got a chance to see some of the countryside!

Fr. Teds House                        Alan, Ashna, Dorothy and Joe                      Joe, Ashna, Zita, Alan and Dorothy

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