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« on: November 23, 2009, 11:58:35 AM »
Dear All,

Stephans article in the "Aufwind" inspired me so much that I just need to come to Irland for flying... I'm on a business trip in Dublin next week and decided to arrive already on Friday in order to fly these great slopes you have. I contacted Joe already and he recommended Mt. Leinster as well. Will anyone be there next weekend? Can anybody recommend a place to stay for Saturday?
Thank you!

Greetings from the really flat area of Munich,
Karl
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« Reply #1 on: November 23, 2009, 13:02:24 PM »
Hey Karl,

Welcome in Ireland (in advance!)

Well, hopefully the weather will co-operate next week end ! If so, I'll be there to show you around  :D
You wish to stay near Mt Leinster or in Dublin ?  :?:
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« Reply #2 on: November 23, 2009, 13:30:29 PM »
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... Can anybody recommend a place to stay for Saturday?...

If you want to stay close to Mt Leinster just stay in Bonclaudy in the Must Pub, nice B&B.
Always happy landings and you will see I have not exaggerated  :D
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« Reply #3 on: November 23, 2009, 14:16:19 PM »
A few photos of the B&B we used when Stephan came the first time are on Vincent's album : http://www.retroplane.net/album/thumbnails.php?album=46

You plan to stay in Dublin on the Friday evening ? Can show you around after work ?
Might even fancy a trip to the Johnnie Fox !  :D
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« Reply #4 on: November 23, 2009, 14:31:42 PM »
Fred & Stephan, thanks for your quick replies.

Fred, I will arrive quite late on Friday (21.30) and I learned that car rental closes at 20.00 at the airport (??) - so I have no clue how long it actually takes me (and two collegues) to get out towards Dublin. In addition, I sent my glider already to my company in Dublin - so the guys there must unpack the entire delivery (which is not 100% private :-)) and I need to pick it up Friday evening or Saturday morning at these guys home(they don't know yet) - so no, thank you a lot, but unfortunately I'm not available on Friday evening. For Saturday I just thought it makes sense to stay close to Mt. Leinster - I don't find any coordiantes of the B&B Stephan mentioned. Can we just go there or should I book in advance?

It would be very nice to meet you Fred, but normally weather doesn't like me... :!:
Thank you,
Karl
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« Reply #5 on: November 23, 2009, 14:49:59 PM »
Hi Karl, The winds for next weekend look very good for flying on Mt. Lienster, the only potential problem is a phenomenon we have quite a lot of here in Ireland. It’s a rather unpleasant experience called rain. May be, sometimes, you have this in Germany also? :roll:

At the moment Saturday looks a good day with high cloud and west / north west winds of 20 - 30 Km/h. = lots of lift! :)

On Sunday the winds are forecast to be much stronger, North - north/east 60 - 70 Km/h = lots of ballast for the models!! :D  But there is also a good chance of rain and low cloud on Sunday. :cry:

I live in County Wexford and I’d be pleased to meet you, (and any other flyers) on which ever day you choose. What models are you intending to fly?………..I don’t suppose you are into combat flying :D  :D …….are you?

(I'm afraid I know nothing about B&B in Bunclody)

Keith
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« Reply #6 on: November 23, 2009, 14:51:30 PM »
:oops: slight error in my writing look here
http://homepage.eircom.net/~skelton/bunclody/page4.html
its Bunclody Moss House, isn't it Fred  :?:
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« Reply #7 on: November 23, 2009, 14:53:33 PM »
:!:  Ah ok, I see !
Strange that the car rentals are closing at 20h! Should be up until the last flight of the day !

Anyway, I can come and collect you 3 if you are stuck ! Just let me know, no problems !  :D

B&B in Bunclody : http://www.bunclody.net/page4.html

Moss is at the bottom of the page... Good to have a pub on the ground floor for some real Guinness and the experience of a town Pub ! (but can be a bit noisy if you plan to go to bed early as they often have some music downstairs...)

Hopefully tha weather will be with us !  :?  :?  If so, great week end guaranteed !  :D
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« Reply #8 on: November 23, 2009, 14:54:39 PM »
Quote from: "Stephan"
:oops: slight error in my writing look here
http://homepage.eircom.net/~skelton/bunclody/page4.html
its Bunclody Moss House, isn't it Fred  :?:
Stephan


Same page Steph !  :D  :D  Was writing my message when you posted  :P
Yes, that's the one  :D
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« Reply #9 on: November 23, 2009, 14:55:55 PM »
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... the only potential problem is a phenomenon we have quite a lot of here in Ireland. It’s a rather unpleasant experience called rain...

no realy rain  :?: this exists in Ireland, jesus I have even not realised it during my summer vacation  :lol:
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« Reply #10 on: November 23, 2009, 14:57:12 PM »
Hey Keith  :D

It's not this week end (28th-29th) but the next one right ? (05-06/12)  :?:
Or I'm wrong and I should hide somewhere far away  :roll:  :P
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« Reply #11 on: November 23, 2009, 14:58:29 PM »
Steph, you have to write "summer" ... Makes more sense to us  :lol:  :lol:

Wetest July in record !
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« Reply #12 on: November 23, 2009, 15:03:12 PM »
Oh, Silly Me :oops:  :oops:
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« Reply #13 on: November 23, 2009, 15:05:05 PM »
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I learned that car rental closes at 20.00 at the airport


Karl,

which car rental (company) are you talking about ?

Budget is open till midnight - http://www.budget.ie/dublinairport.htm

It is 'returns' that may be closing at 20:00.

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« Reply #14 on: November 23, 2009, 15:10:30 PM »
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Oh, Silly Me :oops:  :oops:


Well, actually, I am not sure  :?:  For me, next week end, it's not this week end, but the next one..
I'm confused now, I need a drink / pills  :P

Karl, what are the dates ?  :?:
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