Day Trip to Skerries

We decided to push the envelope a few weeks back and took the commuter rail past the end of the DART line to Skerries.  Remember...every place is worth visiting once!  We arrived at the train station and surveyed the scene.
We walked toward town and took a detour past a park featuring a striking set of old windmills.
The houses in town were really quaint.  I loved this mossy wall running along the sidewalk.
Some of the buildings even featured thatched roofs.
We stopped in to Olive Deli and Cafe for a coffee and treat.
The breads on display looked delicious but we opted for something sweeter - a chocolate berry muffin.
We walked out along the water. I liked these three proud and colorful ships huddled against the elements.
A tiny ice cream shop opened its door despite the rain.
We saw a flock of cormorants at home just offshore.
A solitary Martello Tower stood watch over the sea.
We took a bit of a detour on our way back to the train station.  We wandered through some narrow streets and soon realized we were lost.  Thank goodness for the local woman who took it upon herself to walk us back to the main road.
You never know what you'll find when you leave the beaten path.  We never would have seen this bit of rural street art if we hadn't meandered off the main road.
We eventually found the train station and made our way to Malahide to round out our day of exploration.

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