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Dublin, Ireland: The Best Way to Spend a Day ~ Boom2Bloom.com
Dublin really is a magical city. The list of sites to see and things to do is endless. A week in Dublin would be ideal, but is not always a possibility when visiting Ireland. Therefore, it's a good idea to have a plan before you get there in order to make the most of your day. Here are some of my favorite things about Dublin! #Dublin #Ireland #DublinThingsToDo #ADayInDubling #Travel #MalahideCastle #TrinityCollege #ChristChurch #StStephensGreen
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One Irish legend goes that at any given point in time, the veil between Heaven and Earth is three feet wide. The legend goes on to say that there are physical mystical places and personal experiences we go through where that veil is thinned and the holy becomes ordinary and the ordinary becomes holy. These places are called Caol Áit, or "thin places" ..
The shillelagh is recognized (as a symbol of Irishness. Shillelagh fighting sticks were traditionally made from blackthorn, oak, ash or hazel and smeared with butter then placed up a chimney to season, giving the stick its typical shiny, black appearance. Some sticks would have their tops bored out and molten lead poured in to add extra weight to the butt of the stick.