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Molly McCluskey divides her time between Washington, D.C. and various cities in Europe — but keeps returning to the land of her ancestors, Ireland. She lived in Galway City last summer and will be returning for a second dose of Irish hospitality this summer. Here are a few of her favorite things about the “City of the Tribes.”
Céad míle fáilte, Ireland’s oft-repeated blessing, means “a hundred thousand welcomes.” That promise of hospitality has rung true wherever I’ve traveled in the Emerald Isle, but I’ve never felt more welcome than I did in Galway. And nothing embodies that spirit quite like Frank Maher of the Petra House Bed & Breakfast. Here are a few of Frank’s favorite things about his hometown.
We’ve all experienced how hard it can be to transition from vacation mode to everyday mode. That’s why I decided to tack on a few days of downtime to my family’s summer travels to help us ease back into our routines. After spending a hectic week in London navigating the Olympic games, I figured Ireland was the perfect place to decompress before our return flight dropped us back in reality.