Travel Blogs from Athlone, Ireland

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"What are: Things that contain water, Alex"

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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Awoke this morning and did my usual go to the washroom routine.  Slipping on my left shoe I felt my toes squished into something.  Hopping around on one foot, I frantically tried to get my sandal off again only to find my toes covered in ...

"Red" Will Danagher

A travel blog entry by swdsull

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... map that the village of Cong was not too far north from Galway, and looking at said map, it seemed I could loop northwards from Athlone through Roscommon, head southwestward to Cong, then south to Galway and back to Athlone by 10pm (last check-in time). I ...

Hey Pat Sajak, can I get an H?, Athlone, Ireland travel blog

Hey Pat Sajak, can I get an H?

A travel blog entry by newhouse-hiles

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... problem rears its ugly head when an Irishman requests that a woman "brush her teet." The remainder of our stay in Athlone resulted in purely Irish festivities - Italian food and listening to live country music.  Instead of hearing the traditional ...

Watch your head!, Athlone, Ireland travel blog

Watch your head!

A travel blog entry by markturner

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... a taken a few photos and checked out a few of the other chambers we headed on back to the car and began our drive to Athlone via Galway. Galway was a bit random, but we still enjoyed a little walk around the town while we stopped for a quick snack. While ...

Athlone, Athlone, Ireland travel blog

Athlone

A travel blog entry by peterebecca

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Vikings on the Shannon, Athlone, Ireland travel blog

Vikings on the Shannon

A travel blog entry by newhouse-hiles

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... Catholic Church to say a prayer and admire the incredible stain glass windows done by a famous Irish artisan. We then viewed the Athlone Castle across the street.    Tonight we are off to do some fine dinning.  Who would have guessed that ...

Cross-Country Road Trip #1, Athlone, Ireland travel blog

Cross-Country Road Trip #1

A travel blog entry by ilyaandrebecca

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... SuperValu, which is very close to his house.  Kevin and Anna asked if we could drop Kevin off in his home town of Athlone (central Ireland) on our way to Doolin.  We got a rental car (Opal Corsa) from Naas, a town near Sallins.  The man ...

So exactly how much CAN you squeeze into 1 day????, Athlone, Ireland travel blog

So exactly how much CAN you squeeze into 1 day????

A travel blog entry by big_red_truck

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... Rope Bridge near Ballintoy, and the Giant's Causeway near Bushmills.  Then we drove down the center of Northern Ireland and Ireland down to Athlone. Now, the parking for Hertz in Stranraer is behind the Ferry Terminal building that is to the east of ...

Ardee to Newgrange to Clonmacnoise to Athlone, Athlone, Ireland travel blog

Ardee to Newgrange to Clonmacnoise to Athlone

A travel blog entry by jjarnold

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Monday, June 22 On checking out of Smarmore Castle Hotel, not only did I get the discount for being a member of the IrelandYes forum, but Eamon insisted that the price had gone down since I had booked so got a very good deal. Off to Newgrange where we ...

The night before the night before the eve of!, Athlone, Ireland travel blog

The night before the night before the eve of!

A travel blog entry by denisek321

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So, I'm trying to accomplish 2 things tonight. 1) trying to learn how to use my TravelPod app and 2) Trying to zip my luggage! I'm thinking the blogging is going to be much easier than the zipping! It really is a good thing that my husband insisted ...

Aug 28, 2009, Athlone, Ireland travel blog

Aug 28, 2009

A travel blog entry by lilistravels

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Play centre, Athlone, Ireland travel blog

Play centre

A travel blog entry by paddy2ireland

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Today we went to a play centre in Athlone with my Uncle Sean. my favourite part was going on the spinner and doing sumo wrestling. wE had chips and ...

Weitere Erlebnisse unserer Reise+Geburtstag, Dublin, Athlone, Galway, Ireland travel blog

Weitere Erlebnisse unserer Reise+Geburtstag

A travel blog entry by ingalisa

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... uns sexy wie wir aussahen durch Wind und Regen zum Bahnhof vor. Von dort aus nahmen wir dann den Zug nach Athlone, eine der angeblich bluehendsten Staedte Irlands...mmh also als wir ausgestiegen sind waren wir etwas weniger begeistert aber vielleicht lag ...

Arrival in Ireland and a lost tooth!!!, Athlone, Ireland travel blog

Arrival in Ireland and a lost tooth!!!

A travel blog entry by lileyfamily

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... and LOST A TOOTH!!!  Her first REAL lost tooth was in Liverpool - how cool!!! And the tooth fairy is coming to Ireland tonight!!  What a lucky girl!! The flight to Dublin took all of 25 minutes and was super easy!  Another super easy thing ...

Day 113 - Now that's a bit Irish!, Athlone, Ireland travel blog

Day 113 - Now that's a bit Irish!

A travel blog entry by kiwiholly

... we arrived at a little BnB attached to a local pub. The pub didn’t serve food so we drove into the village of Athlone and after much group indecision and my hungry frustrations settling in we decided on Indian takeaway. We took it back to the pub ...

Dublin: rebellions and Guinness, Athlone, Ireland travel blog

Dublin: rebellions and Guinness

A travel blog entry by lrbeard

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... by other Irishman than were killed in the most recent rebellion at the hands of the English. All very sad and bloody but Ireland does now have complete independence and a president. One interesting twist to an earlier story as well is that the widow whose ...

Horse poops and spandex slippers!, Athlone, Ireland travel blog

Horse poops and spandex slippers!

A travel blog entry by ju.tremblay

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 Hi guys! Already one week (and 3 days) has passed since I arrived in Ireland! After all the unexpected events I experienced during my travel from Quebec to Athlone, I discovered a lovely host family and a beautiful landscape near the huge house ...

Day Four – Castles and Tombs, Athlone, Ireland travel blog

Day Four – Castles and Tombs

A travel blog entry by meckley

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... ;    Our next stop was Trim or St John’s Castle in Trim.  It is the largest Norman castle in Ireland.  It was completed in the early thirteenth century.  As with many castles, the original was a wooden castle and after ...

Hall, Westmeath: many Mooneys and Clonmacnoise, Athlone, Ireland travel blog

Hall, Westmeath: many Mooneys and Clonmacnoise

A travel blog entry by celticmoon

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Stopped off at the Cruchan Ai Interpretive Center in Tulsk for a little tour on ancient Ireland and the sacred royal sites. Then on to our ancester hunt for the elusive Mooneys. These roads are getting ridiculous now. We are following an OS map to ...

And so it begins..., Athlone, Ireland travel blog

And so it begins...

A travel blog entry by throughmyeyes

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... ; Every minute of every day, one of us makes a  decision to spread our proverbial wings and travel. Probably moreso from Ireland over the next coming months given Black Thursday last week and the doom and gloom surrounding us here at the moment. For ...

Glasson Barbeque, Athlone, Ireland travel blog

Glasson Barbeque

A travel blog entry by kevanna

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ME against THE LIFE. Who wins?, Athlone, Ireland travel blog

ME against THE LIFE. Who wins?

A travel blog entry by ju.tremblay

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... call my momy, but payphones aren’t as in Quebec, so I didn’t join her. + 1 for the life (again).   I arrived in Athlone (15 minutes by car from the ranch), and I joined my hosting mom ( thanks to the kindest men of the world :P) and she ...

beginning our travel to the west, Athlone, Ireland travel blog

beginning our travel to the west

A travel blog entry by radaulpa

athlone is a lake between dublin and galway: we stop to eat and me and gonzalo have good time ...

Map Pin - Athlone (Baile Atha Luain), Athlone, Ireland travel blog

Map Pin - Athlone (Baile Atha Luain)

A travel blog entry by bunsy

We passed through Athlone for lunch. ...

The little happiness of the life, Athlone, Ireland travel blog

The little happiness of the life

A travel blog entry by ju.tremblay

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... it's now the time to talk about lovely and amazing moments of my internship! Tea time 7 Of all the moment spent in Ireland, it's definitely my favorite! Tea time is an important moment in the daily life of Irish people. Indeed, in my host family, ...

Clonmacnoise & Athlone Castle, Athlone, Ireland travel blog

Clonmacnoise & Athlone Castle

A travel blog entry by amyc94

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... cathedrals & other buildings were so cool to see... They had pieces from as far back as the 8th century. Amazing. We went to Athlone Castle in the afternoon. It was used as a fort during war time. After the castle we went to the oldest bar in ...

Vanquishing Vikings, Athlone, Ireland travel blog

Vanquishing Vikings

A travel blog entry by ryder.alison

... because Irish food is pretty heavy, universally, like sausages and eggs and potatoes.  So I want to say that Athlone is like the hippie capital of Ireland but I could be leaping to conclusions. We got in and had lunch, then we got on a VIKING ...

Jul 04, 2013, Athlone, Ireland travel blog

Jul 04, 2013

A travel blog entry by eawc

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Anna and Declan's wedding, Athlone, Ireland travel blog

Anna and Declan's wedding

A travel blog entry by annandecontour

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What an amazing day! What an amazing week com to think of it... Thank you everyone who was there to help make it so ...

The Burren and Cliffs of Moher, Athlone, Ireland travel blog

The Burren and Cliffs of Moher

A travel blog entry by trishigirl

... missing the ferry to the Aran Islands, we went to the quaint seaside town of Doolin for lunch and ate mussels in white wine sauce at a tiny little pub... Stayed in a town in the middle of Ireland, Athlone, tonight as we are driving to Dublin ...

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