The Galley B&B & Restaurant
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... in Murrisk along Clew Bay turned out to be ideal. The Elmwood B&B is located only a few hundred yards from the parking lot at the trailhead up Croagh Patrick, the conical 2,500 foot (770 meter) tall mountain that dominates the area. It is on the mountain that Saint Patrick, Ireland’s patron saint, is said to have fasted 40 days and nights and from where he banished the snakes from Ireland. That makes the mountain a favorite pilgrimage site ...
... gale force winds was the challenging part. From there, we cut inland hoping to blunt the winds. Aughnanure, is an Irish Tower Fort nicely defended on three sides by a river and the fourth by fortifications. We were not able to go inside the tower as it suffered water damage and was closed for repairs in the first time in 41 years. Still, the site is well preserved and worth some time to visit. The weather remained threatening but did not rain as we made our way all the way out ...
... our rental car. Next stop was an old cathedral that was partly restored while other parts were in ruin. It was close to the centre of Kilfenora, with one large tourist bus spilling passengers onto the road outside the entrance to the cathedral. Historically the cathedral was significant as it had started out as a Catholic Church before being switched to Anglican during the reformation. It has stayed Anglican ever since. In the 1990s it (and the village as a ...
... ACHILL ISLAND! The GPS is packed away (needs to be unpacked again!) and I had missed a turn on the iPad!!! We were STILL 1hr from Belmullet. AND Achill wasn't worth the visit. They say it is really beautiful, has lots of beaches and is extremely popular during the summer. Wiki has some entertaining info on it. Despite some development, the island retains a striking natural beauty. The cliffs of Croaghaun on the western end of the island are the ...
... or curve. As I was driving one time, I earned a nasty look from a lady going the other way because apparently I was not far enough over to my side of the road for her to go shooting past without slowing down.
I should also say that I think that was the only time on the whole trip that anyone was the least bit less than friendly and courteous. Everyone ...