ADVENTURES IN OUR AMERICAN DREAM travel blog

Waiting for the train at the DART station in Dalkey..

The Irish Sea with the Wicklow Mountains in the distance..

People enjoying the beach and water..

Another view...

We passed several awesome beaches and villages on the way...

It was in the 50's, too cool to swim for me...

Jerry checking out the towns on the way..

This place is paradise for golfers...

We passed a lot of harbors on the trip...

This would be the perfect place to own a boat...

Rocky cliffs along the ride..

This one was loaded with birds...

Birds..

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Arriving in Greystones..

We loved this busy little town..

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Jerry..

Loved the Sweet Shop..

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We had the BEST fish and chips we ever had..

Don't miss the fish and chips from this one..if you visit this...

Heading back to the DART..

Last view of Greystones..

Awesome views on the ride home..

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Last one, back home...


We hopped on the DART today and rode all the way down the coast to Greystones, Ireland. In Dublin, the electric rail system called the DART (Dublin Area Rapid Transit) is a quick and easy way to get around Dublin. It runs along the coast of the Irish Sea from Malahide or Howth in north County Dublin southwards as far as Greystones, County Wicklow. We got off the train and had some of the BEST fish and chips we ever had. Greystones is a lovely little village, you can walk from one end to the other. It is loaded with cool shops and restaurants.

Greystones is a coastal town and seaside resort in County Wicklow, Ireland. It lies on Ireland's east coast, about 17 miles south of Dublin, with a population of about 17,000. The town is bordered by the Irish Sea to the east, Bray Head to the north and the Wicklow Mountains to the west. The town was named after a stretch of grey stones between two beaches on the sea front. The harbor area and the railway station are at the northern and southern ends respectively. The North Beach, which begins at the harbor, is a stony beach and some of its length is overlooked by the southern cliffs of Bray Head. The South Beach is a broad sandy beach about one kilometer long. It is a Blue Flag beach and receives many visitors and tourists, mainly in the summer. In 2008, Greystones was named as the world's 'most livable community' at the LivCom Awards in China.

This was a fun trip, we got to see a bit of the coast with the huge rocky cliffs. I saw a lot of sea birds, I wish I could have stopped the train and got off at the cliffs to watch them. It was a beautiful trip, I will let the pictures tell the rest of the story. Check back later for more, we will be driving to the South of Ireland soon. All my praying friends, be sure to pray for our driving on the wrong side of the road, for us. It’s the right side for them. :-)

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