Onward to Dublin and Wales!


By Mary Jo

Having had Tea on a Bus in London and flown a Spitfire simulator near Dover, it was time to cruise along to new territory.  Our next was Dublin in the Republic of Ireland, where we chose an excursion to the Jameson Distillery.  Founded in 1780 in Dublin, Jameson is the best selling Irish whiskey in the world.  The main distillery is in Cork, but the original production facility is in Dublin and hosts many tours.

We had a delightfully entertaining young guide who took us through the facility.  When talking about early transportation, he asked if anyone knew what an ostler was. I immediately said, “Horses!”  He told me that I was the first person ever to give the right answer, though clearly any historical romance reader would probably know that. <G>

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