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Hay Festival Kells: preview - Telegraph

Hay Festival Kells: preview  - Telegraph | Road Tripping | Scoop.it
Kells, the Irish town that gave its name to a famous medieval manuscript, is gearing up to host a Hay festival. Neil Hegarty reports.

 

A spring morning in the town of Kells, deep in the countryside north-west of Dublin. The grass in St Columba’s churchyard is long and green – and a little wet too. Not that we are wasting time grumbling about damp shoes, for this atmospheric site is keeping us fully occupied.

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To all those who have aspirations of tripping all the way to Ireland...

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Extraordinary Dreams of an Ireland Traveler

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Ever dream of going to Ireland? Watch this video...your dreams can come true!

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Marilyn Armstrong's comment, February 13, 2013 11:51 AM
I loved Ireland. Wish we could go again!
Marilyn Armstrong's comment, February 15, 2013 12:11 AM
May I suggest that skipping the 5 star hotels and staying in B&B's (mostly private homes who rent out rooms to tourists) will give you much more of the "real Ireland" than staying in big hotels? My husband didn't believe me, but he loved it. We met real people and got to talk to them. Not just other tourists, but regular people. I wouldn't do it any other way!
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Ireland's History

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Ireland lies west of Britain. It was inhabited continuously from the 6th century BC by Celts and Picts. Celt kings and chiefs rules over the Ireland till the Middle Ages.

Via Rosemary J. Adkins
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When traveling abroad, it is definitely worth knowing a bit of history behind the country being visited.

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Rosemary J. Adkins's curator insight, April 17, 2013 12:43 PM

Irish history-A must before traveling to Ireland so you can truly appreciate the land you visut and understand the hardships this country once faced.