Dooneen Lodge

Barnaderg Bahy, Letterfrack, Connemara, County Galway, Western Ireland, Ireland | B&B

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The views in Connemara

A travel blog entry by johnnym


... almost as if someone has colour coded areas as on a map. The loop road was quiet and pleasantly undulating, with a gentle flat section for me to really turn my legs over at the end.

Job done, I lounged at the hostel, t-cutting the car where I'd scraped it yesterday before realising I was hungry. Lonely planet points out that Letterfrack is really just a cluster of buildings around a crossroads, but as such it is extraordinarily well appointed. The supermarket is a fairly posh ...

A weekend of racing

A travel blog entry by johnnym


... catching a group at the top of the hill, with under a k to go, all of it downhill. An older runner detached himself from that group to go with me, timed his acceleration perfectly and took off round the front of a car which I had to go round. Next time: on his shoulder, kick for 17:59 to his 18:00. On Saturday I took a lovely hat trick of first places in parkruns, which will probably never happen again to me. Taking first was straightforward ...

Day 10: Let's Make It To The Top

A travel blog entry by lari

As I have mentioned in the previous entry, the day started with me being incredibly groggy. I went down to the kitchen to eat breakfast and of course two typical swiss girls had to be sitting there. I was in such a tired state that I could have shot them for speaking swiss german (not that that's a good reason, I know, but what can you do?). Naturally, I ignored them. A german girl started talking to them and on top of swiss german, I now had to listen to ...


A travel blog entry by bevin


... and gradually getting steeper. Well, the pictures will tell the story!!

Up and up and up – the scenery becoming even more amazing as we headed onwards and each step, once out of the bogs was onto a placed piece of slate (of course Rich gave me my geology lesson - it's called to a schist, which is metamorphosed rock). An Irish chap we met on the way up said it was an 8 million Euro project and all the rock was dropped by helicopter. What ...

The Irish are NUTS!!

A travel blog entry by bevin


... by Mark Foyle. His grandma saw the potential of the place (a former 6 bedroom home now 20) and all the lovely land around and purchased it in 1968. Of 3 grandson's he has this one while his 2 brothers manage the Foyle hotel in Clifdon. Great fun to learn all these things about interesting people.

To begin the day though, breakfast at Ardara with Paul - what the heck?? we've had ...

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This B&B, located on Barnaderg Bahy, Letterfrack, is near Limerick City Gallery of Art, People's Park, Belltable Arts Centre, and Rathbane Golf Course.
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