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Eire, A Montage

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[caption id="attachment_1763" align="alignnone" width="645"] On our first two nights in Ireland, we stayed in the little down of Dun Laoghaire, just south of Dublin. We were out of the city, but just a short train ride away. This picture was taken on our first night, after we went to Saturday evening Mass, enjoyed a great pub dinner of fish and chips, and walked along the sea shore for a bit. It was rather grey, wet, and blustery, but we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves.[/caption]

[caption id="attachment_1767" align="alignnone" width="645"] At Dublin Castle, we saw just the chapel and the bathrooms. It's quite stunning architecture, but I couldn't help dwelling on all the Catholics persecuted by imprisonment and tortures in this castle, including St. Oliver Plunkett and others.[/caption]

[caption id="attachment_1769" align="alignnone" width="645"] The tower is that in which Red Hugh O'Donne…