ireland for the 1st time

Sep 11th, 2003, 03:48 PM
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ireland for the 1st time

going on a pub tour, leaving on 11-8. what weather should we expect? any advice on clothing? thanks for your help.
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Sep 11th, 2003, 06:06 PM
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The weather's unpredictable. I was there late in November and had temps in the 40s and little rain.
We took things we could layer (fleece pullover over long-sleeved shirt over T-shirt). Took a good rain parka with a hood. Bought a woolen sweater over there. A second pair of shoes is a good idea.
Ireland is pretty casual, so you don't need dressy clothes unless you're planning to go to very upscale places...which most pubs are not.
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Sep 12th, 2003, 05:09 AM
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thanks mary
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Sep 12th, 2003, 03:40 PM
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Sure. But, you do know that Penn State plays Northwestern on November 8, don't you?
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Sep 15th, 2003, 09:20 AM
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Which pub tour are you taking - through CIE tours? If yes, I'd be interested in your experiences after you return. I am planning a pub tour in March/April of 2004. Thanks!
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Sep 15th, 2003, 09:46 AM
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I was just there this past weekend and currently live in London. The weather changes constantly...so bring layers. I wouldn't bother with shorts- jeans, hiking boots or like casual, but comfortable shoes. A fleece or sweater and definitely bring a rain jacket or wind-breaker of some kind. MaryZ is dead on- it's all very casual. Have a great trip!
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