Kermor House

Streamstown Bay, Clifden, Connemara, County Galway, Western Ireland, Ireland | B&B
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Travel Blogs from Clifden

Episode 8

A travel blog entry by bennybeanbear

72

... and the old kitchen. In the basement was found more than 40,000 documents relating to the property over the centuries and many of those related directly to the treatment of the local people during the famine of 1846 to 1850. Although in need of some restoration and maintenance work it was really nice to see it as it has always been.

Based on the documents found in the basement and other information there is also a small museum dedicated to ...

Something about a Quiet Man

A travel blog entry by sbbwebsters

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Today we left our big hotel rooms and headed on the road to go to Westport, Ireland. We went to Cong. We went to quiet man's bridge, where a famous movie called The Quiet Man. We tooted around and had lunch. Then we finally arrived at our B and B and got set up. We headed to the town and went shopping for a little and had a nice dinner. We went into a pub owned by Matt Molley who plays flute in the band called The ...

Episode 5

A travel blog entry by bennybeanbear

33

... then on to New York. Commercial flights lasted less than 10 years, from 1937 to 1946 because by that time many land bases were available having been well developed during the war years. Both Pam Am and Imperial (later to become BOAC the forerunner to British Airways) both flew out of here. The biggest aircraft was the Boeing B314, she carried 34 passengers and 9 or 10 crew. Even had a honeymoon suite:

It was in one of the rooms in this building ...

Episode 4

A travel blog entry by bennybeanbear

41

... nearly as steep as Waterford.

There are a few archaeological sites too towards the end of the peninsula. There is the Dunbeg stone fort that is said to date from 2000BC but it is closed due to the fact that last winter’s storms were huge and have eroded the cliffs to a dangerous degree. A few more of them and the fort will disappear into the sea forever. There are some Beehive houses too. These are also very ancient. The type of stone work is ...

A day of contrasts

A travel blog entry by janet_and_ron

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... to stay. It has a lovely harbour area, and a busy wee shopping centre. Having tried one B&B around lunchtime, which was full, the woman there rang around for us and found another with a ground floor room. Mary obviously loves gardening, as she has a small but lovely garden in the front, and a lovely walled garden in the back.

We had been recommended a pub to go to where there was Irish music live. We had ...

Location

This B&B, located on Streamstown Bay, Clifden, is near Westport House, Westport Golf Club, Marlene's Chocolate Haven, and Clew Bay Archaeological Trail.
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