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A wee bit of time in Ireland

Arrived back in the states a week ago from a 10 day trip to Ireland. 

A lovely family member had arranged for about 20 of us to do a tour of the family history sites via private coach prior to the wedding of a cousin.  We had a lovely time and traveling by coach was very nice.  I've never not been the "this is the bus we'll take to the train station where we'll get on the XX:XX train to this station where we'll get off at this stop" traveler, so the ability to wake up in the morning and all I need to do is be outside at 9am was delightful. 

It's been awhile since I've posted here, but I figured this was as good a time as any to do an update.

Ireland is a fantastic place for those with specific diets and allergies. The Food Safety Authority of Ireland requires all food (whether packaged or sold in restaurants) be labeled with the allergens the food contains.  There is a standard key by which food is labeled, including on restaurant menus.  I see that t…

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