Travel Blogs from Dingle, Ireland

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Driving half of Ireland in half the time, Dingle, Ireland travel blog

Driving half of Ireland in half the time

A travel blog entry by danblank

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... but is famous for being packed with 52 pubs -- quite a ratio for the size of the town and proof once again about where Ireland's priorities lie.The next morning the rain had passed and we had excellent weather again, and although I saw it in far superior ...

On the Road Again, Galway to Dingle, Ireland travel blog

On the Road Again

A travel blog entry by wonderer

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... Listowel. Other observations: The mid-Kerry accent (e.g. Listowel) is quite heavy, though not stereotypically Irish. The bus system in Ireland isn't particularly friendly, in that you have to know what to do and where to go--not just when getting off ...

Wandering around Dingle, Dingle, Ireland travel blog

Wandering around Dingle

A travel blog entry by wonderer

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... other side of the harbour, but those few glimmered over the water through the darkness. A quiet evening in a small town in Ireland. Back at the B&B, I hung around in the living room area for a while, watching TV ("telly") with the proprietors. The ...

Lovely Dingle and disorienting Listowel, Dingle to Listowel, Ireland travel blog

Lovely Dingle and disorienting Listowel

A travel blog entry by wonderer

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... light alternating with cloud; and past a sign reading cheekily "You've missed Ashe's Bar and Restaurant." That's Ireland for you! That was all just on the Dingle Peninsula, between Dingle and Tralee. At Tralee I spent a cold half-hour at the bus ...

Dingle... yes Dingle, Dingle, Ireland travel blog

Dingle... yes Dingle

A travel blog entry by meganandkevin

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... . We stopped a few times to walk some beaches and take in the sea air. It was a little weird to walk on a sandy beach in Ireland as that isn't something you associate with this island. On one of our stops in a little town we were in a grocery store and ...

Wandering in Ireland, Limerick-Dingle, Ireland travel blog

Wandering in Ireland

A travel blog entry by shmikes

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Limerick, a.k.a Stab City! Another driving trip in Ireland. My car in the UK is a Peugeot 206 2L GTI, my hire car this week was also a 206, but a 1.6L slug...but then Irish roads don't really lend themselves to acceleration! There is not a lot ...

My New Love, Dingle, Ireland travel blog

My New Love

A travel blog entry by jesshiggins

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... lost sight of the ocean, and I thought, There is absolutely nothing I would rather do right now than cycle down the Dingle Peninsula of Ireland with the blazing sun on my back. I came back utterly exhausted, and I think I'm still recovering--but it was ...

Sunday in Dingle, Dingle, Ireland travel blog

Sunday in Dingle

A travel blog entry by giarratanom234

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... to the Dingle Aquarium in town. Very surprising as to the # of specimens. Featured penguins and sharks. Largest aquarium in Ireland. Sacred heart has an oceanography course here this week all at the beach and the aquarium. Had dinner with other staff at ...

Dingle Peninsular..., Dingle, Ireland travel blog

Dingle Peninsular...

A travel blog entry by paulandhannah

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New Year's Eve, Dingle, Ireland travel blog

New Year's Eve

A travel blog entry by giarratanom234

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... during this session. Sean Ahern, a retired Benedictine Brother and Dingle native enthralled the class with the history of Ireland, Dingle, education and local flavor. Also joining the discussion was Tom Penny A retired Canadian teacher who offered great ...

Dingle Town, Dingle, Ireland travel blog

Dingle Town

A travel blog entry by leithoff

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... when she went in to check the bus stations and then catch a ride back with her when she came in again. We spent about 2 1/2 hours in Dingle and that was plenty of time to see it all and walk around the harbour. We heard a lot of Gaelic from the locals. On ...

The little hiking engines that could but couldnīt, Dingle and Cloghane, Ireland travel blog

The little hiking engines that could but couldnīt

A travel blog entry by dosqueen

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The hike today was the one Iīd been dreading for it meant hiking up over mt. Brandon with a steep descent for about 400 meters. Under normal weather conditions, I figured it would be challenging due to my knee, but upon looking out the window after I ...

Dallying in Dingle, Dingle, Ireland travel blog

Dallying in Dingle

A travel blog entry by ryanandpatti

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... . We stopped in a pub on the way for some veggie soup, delicious brown bread, and tea and coffee. When we commented on Ireland's beauty, the bartender replied, "Yeah, and you can only see about 40% through the weather." He also told us that the weather ...

Dingle Peninsula, Dingle, Ireland travel blog

Dingle Peninsula

A travel blog entry by mviglianco

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Took the bus from Killarney to Dingle Town on the peninsula this morning. Im starting to get the hang of public transportation. It's really too easy and convenient. The people who work the offices and the drivers are actually helpful and go out of their ...

Footloose in Ireland - DINGLE, Dingle , Ireland travel blog

Footloose in Ireland - DINGLE

A travel blog entry by footloosetv

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Our Footloose in Ireland trip resulted in two films, Walking the Dingle Way and Discovering Dublin. These two destinations we recommend in Ireland are poles apart, but the one common thread is the warmth of the people and not the weather! The Dingle ...

Rest for the wicked and oh so weary, Dingle, Ireland travel blog

Rest for the wicked and oh so weary

A travel blog entry by dosqueen

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... went to an Internet cafe to update this travel blog. We met back up at 1:30 and did a bit of wandering & shopping about Dingle. I bought a pair of pearl earrings and a gorgeous ring that features a Celtic warrior's shield (to protect me against overly ...

Kilkenny to Dingle, Dingle, Ireland travel blog

Kilkenny to Dingle

A travel blog entry by ronandbarb

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... at 7:45 am and ready at 9:00 am to head over to the Dingle Peninsula and the town of Dingle. The Dingle Peninsula is the westernmost tip of Ireland and has a ton of tourists all summer thru September making October a perfect time to visit. Had some rain ...

A Little Bit of Heaven, Dingle, Ireland travel blog

A Little Bit of Heaven

A travel blog entry by rovingwerners

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... more than one piece. Since I got crystal, John wanted ice cream and we went down the hill to Murphy’s, home of Ireland’s most expensive frozen treat. We had eaten some in Killarney, so I got my single scoop of chocolate whiskey and John got ...

Road to Dingle, Inch, Ireland travel blog

Road to Dingle

A travel blog entry by bsuarez

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The drive to Dingle was a bit short, but there were plenty of stops and places to see along the way. Every single turn, you get to see a cliff on the road and there's sharp jagged rocks. Not a shortage at ...

Visit to local high school, Dingle, Ireland travel blog

Visit to local high school

A travel blog entry by giarratanom234

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... enjoyed the "teacher talk" with the staff.  After lunch we sat in on another poetry class, featuring poems by Ireland's native poet Seamus Haney.  What a coincidence because tonight Sacred Heart is  sponsoring a Seamus Haney poetry reading ...

First day of class, Dingle, Ireland travel blog

First day of class

A travel blog entry by giarratanom234

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... the US. After lunch we had a guest speaker- Seanachan Fitzgerald, an Elementary principal from Dingle who spoke about his school and Level I education in Ireland. Very interesting discussion, his school has 2 teachers- he and another teacher. Dinner was ...

O`Brians pass, Dingle, Gallarus oratory, Dingle, Ireland travel blog

O`Brians pass, Dingle, Gallarus oratory

A travel blog entry by joergenmaria

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Dingle is a Funny Name, Dingle, Ireland travel blog

Dingle is a Funny Name

A travel blog entry by melepua

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... that, owning a castle. I emerged from the bus in Dingle, known as An Daingean in Irish.  Dingle is one of several towns in Ireland that are Gaeltacht regions, which are essentially national parks for preserving the Irish language.  Irish nearly ...

Slea Head Drive...paradise at every corner, Dingle, Ireland travel blog

Slea Head Drive...paradise at every corner

A travel blog entry by thegordongirls

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... a few wrong turns where we ended up in the right place. It was soul cleansing. Seems like everywhere we travel, everywhere we look, Ireland is touching our hearts. It is a part of who we are now. Traveling as sisters has been incredible. After our ...

Camped out in Camp in a car with two fellows, Camp and Annascaul, Ireland travel blog

Camped out in Camp in a car with two fellows

A travel blog entry by dosqueen

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I slept in the car for two to three hours tops and spent the remainder of those early morning hours listening to Irish national radio with Dave and Shane. The music and company was good and I enjoyed relaxing in the front seat with Shane. He tickled my ...

Driving the Dingle, Dingle, Ireland travel blog

Driving the Dingle

A travel blog entry by rovingwerners

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... of Moher and Galway after breakfast, so we wished them all safe journey. We had planned to drive Connor Pass, the highest mountain pass in Ireland, today, but it’s not the best plan for a rainy day. Instead, we set out on the Slea Head Drive which ...

Sites along Dingle Peninsula, Dingle, Ireland travel blog

Sites along Dingle Peninsula

A travel blog entry by fingecl

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Mornings of joy to drear afternoons of hard slog, Dingle, Ireland travel blog

Mornings of joy to drear afternoons of hard slog

A travel blog entry by perigranati

... .  There's no pub at Lispole to stop for lunch.  Lunch is taken on a bench next to the busy main road to Dingle.  There's still 7 miles to walk to get to Dingle.  How easy it is to lose one's joy as circumstances change.  The ...

The South Pole poses a question, Anascaul, Ireland travel blog

The South Pole poses a question

A travel blog entry by perigranati

Anascaul, Sunday morning Were I at home I would now be putting out the chairs for church in the sports hall where our church community meets.  Last night I was at the South Pole - one of the pubs in Anascaul, so called in memory of Tom Crane, a ...

Ding!  It's Dingle!!, Dingle, Ireland travel blog

Ding! It's Dingle!!

A travel blog entry by dosqueen

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Our third day of hiking the Dingle Peninsula - we walked about 20 kilometers from Annascaul to Dingle. We left our B&B at about 9:20 and arrived in Dingle at around 4:00. The day started off cloudy but the weather cleared up completely and it became ...

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