Category Archives: Ireland

Our Final Goodbyes

One Last Night Our final afternoon and evening in Ireland was wide open for the team to use as we saw fit.  Some of us did more shopping; others opted for some legal gambling at the local casino; the rest … Continue reading

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“Dooblin” and Our Last Game

Guided Bus Tour After a three and a half hour drive from Ballina, the team picked up a lovely, random old lady on a street corner, whom Paul thought would be a dandy addition to our preliminary tour of the … Continue reading

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Game #3 and Lord Mayors… Another Day in the Life

Shaking Hands, Kissing Babies and Rocking Gold Chains

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Game #2 and More Tours

Giant’s Causeway Ireland, as I have said somewhere between twelve and 3,000 times already, is known for its unbelievable natural beauty.  The green grass, rolling hills and stone cliffs produce unbelievable photo opportunities.  Many Americans, however, only get to experience … Continue reading

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Bye Bye Belfast

One More Time For our final night in Belfast, the team took to the city center one last time.  The team split up for our own dinner exploits.  That involved half of the team going to Burger King.  Those who … Continue reading

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Clinic and First Game

Clinic After our first night out on the town, the team met for a 9 am breakfast (some of us are still struggling with the food) before our clinic at the LeisurePlex, a recreational center just outside of Belfast.  The … Continue reading

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Yankee Struggles

Some things us Yankees are struggling with… -Looking right before crossing the street -37 degree showers being incredibly hot -1.20 for gas not being cheap (1.20 is pounds, not dollars, and they measure by liter, not gallon.  I’m not a … Continue reading

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Departure/Arrival

Departure Just prior to 3 pm, twenty-three bodies filtered into the mini tour bus outside of the Gardner Integrated Athletic Center in order to make our 9:20 pm flight (That’s right, we had a window of just over six hours.  … Continue reading

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Men’s Basketball Set for Eight Day Ireland Trip

The Haverford College men’s basketball team will make its first road trip of the 2008-09 season a few weeks earlier than normal this fall. On Friday, October 10, the Fords will embark on an eight-day trip to Ireland that includes … Continue reading

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