Day 2. Howth and Kilmainham Gaol

After a hearty full Irish breakfast we took a bus out to Howth, a small fishing village on the northern edge of Dublin Bay.  It was a bright, sunny morning as we strolled along the West Harbour pier.  Along the waters edge fishermen were landing their morning catch and brightly coloured fishing boats bobbed about …

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Day 3. Phoenix Park and Grafton Street, Dublin

After breakfast in the hotel we took a bus out to Phoenix Park which is located  north of the river, 3 km west of the city centre.  It's the largest enclosed park in Europe and was 350 years old in 2012. We enjoyed a walk along the main avenues and left the park by a …

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