Tuesday, June 7, 2011

The Crown Bar

We finally made it to one of the best know pubs in Northern Ireland which happens to be a National Trust property as well. The pub was established in 1885. It's known for its elaborate tiling, stained glass, and woodwork. The craftsmen who helped renovate the pub were Italians who were brought over to work on the churches in the area.
We have recently made good friends with a couple who participated in the Fulbright exchange last year. So, we have had lots of good conversations comparing our experiences and sharing our stories. They were great company and we enjoyed our evening together at the Crown. We even got a chance to grab a "snug" or enclosed booth. They originally built these booths to accommodate the pub's reserved customers during the Victorian period.

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