Ireland 2

Near the beginning of the Ring of Kerry we saw some beautiful things.

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This was the Ross Castle. You can only see the interior on a tour which we did. I think it must have been very hard to be a servant then.

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Followed by Muckross House. Muckross comes from an old Irish word which means Pig Woods. I’ve seen larger and better decorated castles in England but enjoyed the tour except for three little girls who should have been left outside. I’m getting more and more cranky with misbehaved children.

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There were enormous rhododendron bushes on the beautiful grounds.

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This was the view from the house. Not too shabby. Queen Victoria once visited here. The lady leading the tour said that during her reign there were 14 assasination attempts on her life. Who knew?