Limerick Aug 2008 – Day 1 – getting there

Limerick, Ireland – August 2008Day 1 – getting thereSunday 3rd September We think of ourselves as rather adventurous people by and large. We’ve travelled around the world (and then some) and have been to some far off, exotic destinations. But it’s also true to say that we’ve explored the British Isles extensively too, having travelled […]

Limerick Aug 2008 – Day 2 – Limerick

Limerick, Ireland – August 2008Day 2 – LimerickMonday 4th August I slept uneasily through the night. My sore throat was causing me no end of grief. By morning, Jennifer had developed a severe case of constipation and was breaking out into consistent fits of inconsolable screaming every five minutes or so. As this was no […]

Limerick Aug 2008 – Day 3 – St. John’s Castle

Limerick, Ireland – August 2008Day 3 – St. John’s CastleTuesday 5th August Despite the full-on past couple of exhausting days, my body clock got me up earlier this morning than I might have expected. I’ve come to expect this phenomenon and have put it down to not knowing what the time is. I had another […]

Limerick Aug 2008 – Day 5 – just chilling out

Limerick, Ireland – August 2008Day 5 – just chilling outThursday 7th August This morning’s routine was much as it was yesterday. I say this with some inability to determine if that’s a bad thing or a good thing. Usually, when on holiday, we like to keep a full schedule of activities with lots of exploration […]

Limerick Aug 2008 – Day 6 – Knoppogh Castle

Limerick, Ireland – August 2008Day 6 – Knoppogh CastleFriday 8th August I collected Darren, Nyree, Jasmin & Tony from the airport this morning. Let’s hope their first impressions of the Emerald Isle aren’t confined to the layout of the local shopping centre that Sandy immediately took them to for supplies. Since looking after the kids […]