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Moving to Ireland
« on: June 03, 2019, 02:39:21 PM »

Offline Big333223

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Today, my wife and I are getting on a plane and flying to Ireland. I'll be spending the next 3 months in County Clare, in a rural cottage with no internet. I'm bringing my Celtic hat and a Marcus Smart jersey and will be able to check on NBA news when I visit the cafe in town (I'm told).

Hopefully spending the off season in the Celtic homeland will bring luck.
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Re: Moving to Ireland
« Reply #1 on: June 03, 2019, 02:47:53 PM »

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Today, my wife and I are getting on a plane and flying to Ireland. I'll be spending the next 3 months in County Clare, in a rural cottage with no internet. I'm bringing my Celtic hat and a Marcus Smart jersey and will be able to check on NBA news when I visit the cafe in town (I'm told).

Hopefully spending the off season in the Celtic homeland will bring luck.


That sounds like either the greatest way to spend the off-season or the worst.

It also sounds like an amazing getaway.  I've always wanted to visit Ireland. 

Have a great time.  Try not to go to that cafe too frequently.
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Re: Moving to Ireland
« Reply #2 on: June 03, 2019, 02:59:39 PM »

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Pretty drastic measure to cope with this last season, but ok. Hope you're back in time for Anthony Davis at media day  ;)

Re: Moving to Ireland
« Reply #3 on: June 03, 2019, 03:03:53 PM »

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Congrats. You'll be visiting Galway, one of my favorites.

Home of one of my favorite bands, the Saw Doctors.

The Guinness tastes so good in Ireland.

Re: Moving to Ireland
« Reply #4 on: June 03, 2019, 03:12:07 PM »

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Best of luck, Big


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Re: Moving to Ireland
« Reply #5 on: June 03, 2019, 03:22:25 PM »

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Today, my wife and I are getting on a plane and flying to Ireland. I'll be spending the next 3 months in County Clare, in a rural cottage with no internet. I'm bringing my Celtic hat and a Marcus Smart jersey and will be able to check on NBA news when I visit the cafe in town (I'm told).

Hopefully spending the off season in the Celtic homeland will bring luck.


That sounds like either the greatest way to spend the off-season or the worst.

It also sounds like an amazing getaway.  I've always wanted to visit Ireland. 

Have a great time.  Try not to go to that cafe too frequently.

If you want to stay in a rustic cottage on the West coast sometime before September, let me know.

Pretty drastic measure to cope with this last season, but ok. Hope you're back in time for Anthony Davis at media day  ;)

The way that season was, I don't think it's drastic at all. ;)
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Re: Moving to Ireland
« Reply #6 on: June 03, 2019, 03:48:54 PM »

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Congrats. You'll be visiting Galway, one of my favorites.

Home of one of my favorite bands, the Saw Doctors.


The Guinness tastes so good in Ireland.

"Of the green and red of Mayo..."  LOVE the Saw Doctors!  TP!

Our son will also be spending a year abroad in Galway this year.  Looking forward to visiting him there as I have never been.

Re: Moving to Ireland
« Reply #7 on: June 09, 2019, 11:03:24 PM »

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Today, my wife and I are getting on a plane and flying to Ireland. I'll be spending the next 3 months in County Clare, in a rural cottage with no internet. I'm bringing my Celtic hat and a Marcus Smart jersey and will be able to check on NBA news when I visit the cafe in town (I'm told).

Hopefully spending the off season in the Celtic homeland will bring luck.

My sister's boyfriend is Irish, from Donegal. Such a beautiful country.
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Re: Moving to Ireland
« Reply #8 on: June 09, 2019, 11:09:18 PM »

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Green with Envy.

Enjoy.
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Re: Moving to Ireland
« Reply #9 on: June 09, 2019, 11:11:46 PM »

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Sounds awesome! I, like many others here I assume, am partially of Irish descent. Always wanted to go someday!

Have a great time away from the stresses of CelticsStrong ;)
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Re: Moving to Ireland
« Reply #10 on: June 09, 2019, 11:25:08 PM »

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Awesome! Iíve spent a semester in Cork, a week on the Aran Islands,  and a summer in Dublin. Itís such an amazing country.  Iím biased, but itís my favorite place Iíve travelled to.  Itís absolutely beautiful ó pictures donít do it justice, and the people will embrace you like one of their own.


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Re: Moving to Ireland
« Reply #11 on: June 11, 2019, 08:43:52 AM »

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It's been beautiful here. I'm at the local library right now, checking up on news. Most of the pubs have wifi as well.

I'm in Miltown Malbay on the west coast if anyone is in the neighborhood.  ;)
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Re: Moving to Ireland
« Reply #12 on: June 11, 2019, 09:12:10 AM »

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2 hours flight + 3 hours car drive .... Compared to most of the posters i am almost next door :D :D:D

Re: Moving to Ireland
« Reply #13 on: June 11, 2019, 10:17:46 AM »

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I heard the capital of Ireland is the fastest growing population in Europe. The city is Dublin.
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