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Ireland 2019: Our Game of Thrones Tour, Part Four — Direwolves and Monks

Well, we didn’t see any monks on our GoT tour because King Henry VIII either evicted or executed all of the monks in the British Isles between 1536 and 1542 and dissolved all of their abbeys. We did tour one … Continue reading

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Ireland 2019: Our Game of Thrones Tour, Part Three — Audley’s Castle

My mother’s name was Mary Audley Kenny. All her friends and relatives called her Audley. No one knows how she got her middle name. All her mother would say is that she read it in a book somewhere. Trouble is … Continue reading

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Ireland 2019: Our Game of Thrones Tour, Part Two — Castle Ward

It took usĀ  just a few minutes to drive the one and a half miles from the village square of Strangford to our parking spot just outside the walls of Castle Ward, known to Game of Thrones fans as Winterfell, … Continue reading

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Ireland 2019: Our Game of Thrones Tour, Part One — Strangford Lough

Friday was Shopping Day for my wife and daughter and grandkids but it was Game of Thrones Day for me and my son-in-law Brian. There are many companies that offer tours of GoT film locations in Northern Ireland. We chose … Continue reading

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