This was our trip to Ireland in March of 2007.  Ryan was here ahead of me for work in the Shannon office - working with a few DBAs.
Raymond and Angus at DR
Another Pic of them
The birdfeeder at Angus and Jane’s house
My first day arriving
Jenny and Sally at Angus’s house
A Chaffinch
A finch species from far away
Can you recognize it yet?
Ryan and Angus walking the grounds
A tree in their yard
The Atlantic ocean
More of the Atlantic
It started to hail!
We got swept up in the wind
Us and the Ocean
Ryan with the ducks
Another pose with the ducks
Ryan and the ocean
Tiny, tiny surfers
A Cathedral in Ennis
A church in Ennis
The Furgus river in Ennis
Ciarans Pub in Ennis
An old Abbey in Ennis
The hotel where we stayed
The Burren - a region in County Clare
Jane and Angus - our gracious hosts
St. Patrick’s day parade in Ennis
On the right - musicians playing
More of the parade
A castle tower
An older castle
The train station in Ennis
A Carnival in Dublin for St. Patrick’s day
The front of Trinity College
Inside the Courtyard at Trinity College in Dublin
One of the original towers of Dublin Castle
The clocktower at Dublin Castle
Ryan in the courtyard of Dublin Castle
Inside the Castle - plaster work
The throne where Queen Victoria sat
An older wall inside Dublin Castle - Viking origin
Inside Dublin Castle
High School girls in uniform
Inside Christchurch Cathedral
A tasty french restaurant we went to in Dublin
Garda station
The Gravity Bar at the top of the Guiness Storehouse
This was a great tourist trap of a museum
A nice bar in the Jameson distillery
Ryan shopping the goods
The street outside Jameson’s distillery
Inside the distillery
The river Liffey - looks great at night
Outside the National Museum of Ireland
OConnell Street
Darcy at OConnell Square
A view of downtown buildings from the square
Another view of the square
The tall spire was very intriguing
Porterhouse Pub
Across the street from the Porterhouse pub
Inside the Porterhouse Pub
A beautiful pub - Quays
Ryan feeding the duck, seagulls and pigeons
Close up of the ducks
The ducks that Ryan fed
There really was snow
Stephen’s Green
A fountain near St. Patrick’s cathedral
Ryan and St. Patrick’s cathedral
Ryan and St. Patrick’s cathedral - tall
The graveyard in St. Patrick’s cathedral
The famous Temple Bar in the Temple Bar district