Travel Blogs from Bunratty, Ireland

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The Beginning of the End, Bunratty, Ireland travel blog

The Beginning of the End

A travel blog entry by rovingwerners

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... it to be a clean and very busy place. Traffic was a little bit heavy, but we were soon out on the highway taking us to Bunratty. We found our b&b with no trouble. It’s a lovely country home a few minutes away from the little village. We have a ...

Back in  Ireland!, Wexford to Bunratty, Ireland travel blog

Back in Ireland!

A travel blog entry by girlygirl1226

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... and some Guinness at last!    Next morning: 7am bus to Limerick!  Our very last night in Ireland... Arrive at Bunratty Village, after a 4 hour bus ride to Limerick (back to the storage place to get all of Sarah's shit!), ...

Getting Ready to Leave, Bunratty, Ireland travel blog

Getting Ready to Leave

A travel blog entry by rovingwerners

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... rain had stopped for a while. We went back to Bunratty for lunch. Bunratty consists of a few hotels, several b&b’s, the Bunratty Folk Park of which the castle is the star, Durty Nellie’s pub, and a few shops run by Blarney Woolen Mills. ...

May 7, first stop Bunratty Castle, Clare, Ireland travel blog

May 7, first stop Bunratty Castle

A travel blog entry by webbies2013

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Galway to Bunratty Castle home of the O'Briens ...

Day 1: Bunratty - Welcome to the Tour, Bunratty, Ireland travel blog

Day 1: Bunratty - Welcome to the Tour

A travel blog entry by angiekayaks

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... right into our rooms. We dropped off our luggage and went out. We decided to go look in the Blarney Woolen Mills and the Bunratty Folk Park. I saw some High Crosses in a cemetary behind our hotel so we went to look around and take some pictures of the ...

Bunratty Castle, Clare, Ireland travel blog

Bunratty Castle

A travel blog entry by stevoc

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... the entire Irish landscape, and were built by the Normans to keep the Irish in check after they took over most of the country. Bunratty is the only fully restored castle, all the other ones we saw were in ruins. Started off on the evening with a walk ...

Days 3..., Bunratty, Ireland travel blog

Days 3...

A travel blog entry by liamleprechaun

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The highlight of the trip so far, (and probably the whole visit,)  has been our stop at Bunratty, in Co. Limerick. Not because of the famous castle, and not even because of the great, well known pub "Durty Nellie's!"  It's because I got to ...

Dingle, Bunratty, Ireland travel blog

Dingle

A travel blog entry by gointravelin

... looking for the castle and somewhere to stay, we decided that we didn't want to see the castle that badly and kept driving! Bunratty was the next planned stop. There is a restored castle here that is quite famous. The problem is that we drove around ...

ShamRock and Roll, Bunratty, Ireland travel blog

ShamRock and Roll

A travel blog entry by robin512

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... run 9 days and nights. We bring 22 guests and travel in small luxury coaches. Each tour visits three counties in southern Ireland for three days and nights each staying in small quality hotels. By day we visit surrounding ancient sites, stone circles, ...

Evening in a Medieval Castle, Bunratty, Ireland travel blog

Evening in a Medieval Castle

A travel blog entry by spritzos

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We passed back through Limerick City on our way to Bunratty, where we spent our last evening and night in Ireland. Going through Limerick again was a little nerve-wracking but we just followed any sign we saw that indicated airport, and got there okay. ...

Trust in God, But Don't Forget the Dry Run, Bunratty, Ireland travel blog

Trust in God, But Don't Forget the Dry Run

A travel blog entry by jimpatog

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... ridge and round tower on hill (Dromoland Castle area). Found “Innisfree” B&B (Imelda McCarthy, hostess) after locating Bunratty Castle.  Gave 4 vouchers for 2 night’s stay, then looked at rooms (very nice) and unloaded ...

Last day in Ireland: Bunratty and the vortex, Bunratty, Ireland travel blog

Last day in Ireland: Bunratty and the vortex

A travel blog entry by peter_ginger

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... magical land. As I type this, Ginger is sitting at a bench in front of about 200+ acres of green farmland (we are at Bunratty Meadows B&B) and a lake without any other house or person to be seen and a butterfly has just flown into our room to say ...

Irish Livin', Bunratty, Ireland travel blog

Irish Livin'

A travel blog entry by sojourn-t

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If you want to get a taste of how the Irish have lived over the years, we would recommend visiting Bunratty Castle and Folk Park in Bunratty, County Clare.  We accompanied the Folk Lore Class offered by University College Cork.  The 15th century ...

The Lord is My Co-Pilot, George is My Navigator, Bunratty, Ireland travel blog

The Lord is My Co-Pilot, George is My Navigator

A travel blog entry by jimpatog

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Breakfast— scrambled eggs – 1 slice bacon – shredded wheat(??) – coffee. Then to Bunratty— photos of Durty Nelly’s from 2 angles, 1 of crow in alcove in wall – he politely waited until I dragged out Nikon with ...

It's a freaking castle!, Bunratty, Ireland travel blog

It's a freaking castle!

A travel blog entry by tabbercat

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BUNRATTY! So I continued with the International Society to Bunratty Castle that is also just 20ish minutes from UL. The castle is connected to a village and the whole village is a tourist spot because all the homes are set up like in ancient times. So you ...

Batty for Bunratty, Bunratty, Ireland travel blog

Batty for Bunratty

A travel blog entry by usdirish

... modern mock Irish village, where we got a poster of Killarney for the house. Then we went over to check into our hotel. The Bunratty Castle Hotel was pretty great. We finally got to check into our room and immediately got ready for our massages. I got a ...

Bunratty and end of trip, Bunratty, Ireland travel blog

Bunratty and end of trip

A travel blog entry by pamellingson

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We had a great time exploring Bunratty Castle and Folk Park. We had another fantastic dinner at our favorite Brogan's Pub. Unfortunately there wasn't a trad session on our last night there. The eight days we spent in Ireland were sunny and free of rain. ...

late in the day, Bunratty, Ireland travel blog

late in the day

A travel blog entry by teensh

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... miss the evening event). When we got back, we joined the main group, and then all went to a medieval banquet at the Bunratty Castle. It's quite an event, from the cup of mead that begins the meal, to the wonderful singers and instrumentalists. You eat ...

Bunratty Castle Medieval Banquet, Bunratty, Ireland travel blog

Bunratty Castle Medieval Banquet

A travel blog entry by nicolewang

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Final day, Bunratty, Ireland travel blog

Final day

A travel blog entry by jjarnold

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... in the Castle showed us carding, spinning and weaving wool as well as the various natural dyes once used. G sent the girls on to Bunratty Castle while she waited in the car. Again, it was full of people but they enjoyed a brief visit. Light lunch at ...

Glin to Loop Head to Bunratty, Bunratty, Ireland travel blog

Glin to Loop Head to Bunratty

A travel blog entry by jjarnold

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... to the Creamery which was much nicer. Back to Headley Court for showers and more TV. Another nice thing about Headley Court is the location....easy to find and convenient to Bunratty Castle and Folk Park and all the eating and shopping across the street. ...

Windy cliffs, Bunratty, Ireland travel blog

Windy cliffs

A travel blog entry by michie-and-paul

... Islands in Galway Bay, and of course while we are visiting the icy winds and rain decide to visit us again. The drive to Bunratty is pretty uneventful and unfortunately a lot of it on the M18. Bunratty Castle Hotel is a wee bit grand but perfectly located ...

Passing through-literally., Bunratty, Ireland travel blog

Passing through-literally.

A travel blog entry by jasonw517

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... of heat and the bed had but one thin blanket on it (while the other hotels had like 2 thick comforters). We didn't bother visiting Bunratty Castle and Folk Park because it doesn't take a genius to see THAT overpriced tourist trap. We did, however, enjoy a ...

The cliffs of Moher, Bunratty, Ireland travel blog

The cliffs of Moher

A travel blog entry by kerosena

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... scope out how far the airport is. Then finding that Shannon is really just the airport and a few scattered shops, I went to Bunratty and checked out the restored castle there. The castle has a folk village thing around it. The castle itself has ...

Bunratty castle & medieval feast, Shannon & Bunratty, Ireland travel blog

Bunratty castle & medieval feast

A travel blog entry by 2nanas

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... County Clare where we caught a ferry over the river Shannon, took about 2o mins. Drove to Kilrush fishing port the onto Bunratty. Had a bit of spare time before going out to dinner at the Bunratty castle hotel where all the staff were dressed in medieval ...

Bunratty, Bunratty, Ireland travel blog

Bunratty

A travel blog entry by nicolewang

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Bunratty Castle, Bunratty, Ireland travel blog

Bunratty Castle

A travel blog entry by theskinners

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Driving north to Ashford Castle we made a few stops.  One was Bunratty Castle just outside of Shannon.  This is one of the best restored castles in all of ...

Galway to Bunratty, County Clare, Bunratty, Ireland travel blog

Galway to Bunratty, County Clare

A travel blog entry by malinda65

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... he gave us an extra container for free. Soon the bus had a nice aroma. About 5 some of us were dropped off at Bunratty Castle for a medieval dinner in the castle itself. Bunratty Castle is located in County Clare and is part of the Bunratty Folk Park ...

Bunratty Medieval Feast, Dysert O'Dea Castle, Bunratty, Ireland travel blog

Bunratty Medieval Feast, Dysert O'Dea Castle

A travel blog entry by alandjo

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... new home in a picturesque rural setting a couple of kilometres from town. Lorraine the owner welcomed us and provided directions to Bunratty Castle where we had booked a Medieval Feast online a month or so earlier. We walked down to Bunratty, a long 5km ...

Cliffs of Moher, Bunratty , Ireland travel blog

Cliffs of Moher

A travel blog entry by anjilmist

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... (and newer) Celtic crosses. Then we were treated to a great medieval dinner and show. It is actually held in the old Bunratty castle. The performers (aka waiters) are all dressed in splendid medieval costumes and we had a four course dinner. The only ...

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