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Ireland in Spring 2002
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The wedding and travels west...
||Matthew and Sarah Riley on their wedding day.
The view from the top of the tower was spectacular.
The wind snapped around them, stinging their eyes, forcing them to
clutch their jackets closed. The
magnificent power of the blackish sea swelling and cresting, then crashing
white waves high over the rocks held them spellbound.
Soon they had left Renvyle far behind and followed the winding road across
a sweeping landscape of golden brown and auburn rolling plains and crystallized
lakes cupped between the snowcapped Connemara Mountains, around windswept
beaches and bluffs, past resort areas buttoned up against an unusually cold
sheep wandered in flocks occasionally infiltrated by black rams, whose wool was
as dark as the peat mounds in the bogs flanking their rock-strewn meadows.
And on to the place where
Maggie and Thomas meet...
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