We retrieved our clothes from the drying room this morning and got ready for our day. After another great breakfast we were ready to leave.
This very simple looking B&B was a great place to be last night. I forgot to say that it has been in the same family since 1830.
Of course it was raining when we left. We stopped at the bakery to thank the woman who gave us a ride yesterday.
We had to buy cinnamon rolls.
I loved this doorway and ivy growing on the brick wall. The woman who lives next door told us that there are hundreds of birds living in this ivy.
In spite of the drizzle we had some nice views.
We could see the mountain getting socked in again and thought about the people up there walking today.
What a great Irish home by a river.
After walking about 3 – 4 km on the road we arrived at the beach.
Then we walked along the Fermolye Strand out to the end of the peninsula along the beach. It is the longest beach in Ireland (10.5 km). Mary and I were the only ones on the beach until the very end. When we began there was plenty of space for us to walk on the hard part of the sand. When tide began coming rising, we sometimes had to walk on the rocks. This was certainly an easier hike than yesterday.
I spent a lot of time today thinking about my brother, Bob. He so loved walking on the beach. Wherever he would be, he would try to get to a beach. I still can’t quite believe he is gone. The last time I spoke to him, he was down at the beach near Atlantic City. He would have loved this beach and the other beaches in Ireland. I will so miss listening to him tell me stories about his walks.