If your week has been like mine, and you’d like to catch up a bit, here’s Sally’s wonderful Weekly Roundup post from her Smorgasbord blog! It’s crammed full of good stuff! Check it out, and remember to pass it along, if you would. Thanks!
Welcome to the weekly round up and I have been off on a jaunt this week. As a birthday treat we went down to Waterford, which is David’s home town for a couple of days and stayed at the Waterford Castle Hotel on its own private Island.
You reach the island by a chain link ferry which only takes two minutes and runs every 15 minutes during the day and 30 minutes at night. We had a suite overlooking the magnificent gardens and all the rooms have wonderful features introduced over the long history of the castle. Such as this fireplace with a Wedgewood insert.
Throughout the centuries, the Island’s strategic location, in a pivotal position near Waterford City, brought it historical fame playing a major role in the history of the region.
From the 6th century settlement of Monks to the Vikings in the 9th…
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