Travel Blogs from Westport, Ireland

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surreal islands, magical bogs, and lofty peaks, Westport, Ireland travel blog

surreal islands, magical bogs, and lofty peaks

A travel blog entry by pshemek

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... but particularly the cost of food. I unwound a bit and then hopped on my bike on my way into Mayo county and eventually Westport. The ride around the bay was scenic and slow going. After climbing over a low peak a flater plateau extended out among the ...

Galway to Westport via Connemara NP, Westport, Ireland travel blog

Galway to Westport via Connemara NP

A travel blog entry by ronandbarb

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October 13, 2010 Wednesday On our way at 9:00 am to Westport Western Ireland via Connemara National Park in Lettefrack (County Galway), A bit foggy again this morning but not as much as on Tuesday morning. Just as we got near the lakes region and the ...

Nearing the end of the Irish cycling..., Westport, Ireland travel blog

Nearing the end of the Irish cycling...

A travel blog entry by huntingaurochs

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... on the pier watching beginner sailors capsize their boats into the freezing Atlantic.  Brrr. We spent 3 nights camping in Westport, before taking a bus east to Dublin.  Our last night in Westport was marred slightly by some drunk Irish couples ...

Westport, Westport, Ireland travel blog

Westport

A travel blog entry by cello8619

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This weekend we went to Westport, Ireland to try and climb Crough Patrick (Where St. Patrick drove the snakes out of Ireland), unfortunately we could not climb the mountain since it was raining on Saturday, and was too windy on Sunday.  The summit ...

Shamrocker Ireland Tour --the best scenery yet!, Westport, Ireland travel blog

Shamrocker Ireland Tour --the best scenery yet!

A travel blog entry by travelbrooks

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... nice lunch at the distillery and started to get to know the people from our tour group. The last stop before our night in Westport was at the pilgrimage town of Knock, where Pope JPII came to give mass once. Very Catholic, very unexciting, and quite ...

Cead Mille Failte!, Westport, Ireland travel blog

Cead Mille Failte!

A travel blog entry by tfsnews

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... our gear, which was a pleasant surprise.  We have a lot of stuff.  Initially mapless, we began the drive north toward Westport.  A quick stop at a gas station armed us with a map, and on we went.  Winding around on narrow roads, on ...

A day of contrasts, Westport, Ireland travel blog

A day of contrasts

A travel blog entry by janet_and_ron

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... that it will work for my Mini, as it works beautifully for Ron's iPad 2.   We then skipped through Castlebar, and on to Westport, where we had decided to stay.  It has a lovely harbour area, and a busy wee shopping centre.  We tried one ...

Something about a Quiet Man, Westport, Ireland travel blog

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 ...

Day 181 - 28 August - Not a good start to today, Newport, Ireland travel blog

Day 181 - 28 August - Not a good start to today

A travel blog entry by wagaitwanderers

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Had a nice breakfast, spoke to one of the workers who was very keen on the car, but just didn't have the money.  Oh well. Time to head off.  So I decided to drive today. BAD mistake, VERY bad, we had parked in the back of the pub the night ...

Croagh Patrik, Westport, Ireland travel blog

Croagh Patrik

A travel blog entry by joergenmaria

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Croagh Patrick, Westport, Ireland travel blog

Croagh Patrick

A travel blog entry by shamrockin

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... , not so great, but it is getting me where I need to go!). And after 3 + hours, I disembarked at Westport. Why Westport? Well, I got to Ireland and realized that, apart from my facination with U2 (Hello, Hello! HOLA!), Guinness, and some topical history, ...

Day 7: Westport, Killary Fjord, Connemara & Cong, Westport, Ireland travel blog

Day 7: Westport, Killary Fjord, Connemara & Cong

A travel blog entry by angiekayaks

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... replicas of the costumes worn by various characters and have their picture taken in a replica of the cottage. Afterwards we returned to Westport with enough time to shower before dinner. Dinner was once again at the hotel and I again opted out and got ...

Westport, Westport, Ireland travel blog

Westport

A travel blog entry by johnniemorrow

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Derek and Majella have a bit of a ...

Westport - the first real city in a while..., Westport, Ireland travel blog

Westport - the first real city in a while...

A travel blog entry by koehlers

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... sheep - I love the sheep - I think I would have made a great one!  I'll refrain from any comment on this part... Westport was a great little town - we found a great B&B - the nicest one so far and then walked around the town.  We went to ...

Fjord cruise, seaweed spa, and an Irish Pub, Westport, Ireland travel blog

Fjord cruise, seaweed spa, and an Irish Pub

A travel blog entry by kupdegra

... awesome even up to Westport.   Attraction/Rating:  Rosmanny Spa/5*   Rosmanny is located 6 kilometers from Westport. A €10 taxi ride.  The facility is modern, huge expanses of glass give panoramic views of Croagh Patrick, " ...

Westport, Westport, Ireland travel blog

Westport

A travel blog entry by corr

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Last weekend I decided to head up to Westport, Ireland to climb Croagh Patrick. I have climbed Croagh Patrick before but have never reached the summit. It is the mountain that St. Patrick fasted on for 40 days. I left on friday and spent the night in the ...

Jumping on the bog, Westport, Ireland travel blog

Jumping on the bog

A travel blog entry by travelbee

... up and down on a bog, you can feel the ground vibrate.  Very strange stuff here.  We stayed at the Westport Plaza Hotel; www.westportplazahotel.ie.  I really like this town.  It's really small, charming, has beautiful bridges over ...

Patrick's Pilgrimage, Westport, Ireland travel blog

Patrick's Pilgrimage

A travel blog entry by mountainmari

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I'm in Wesport, a younger and more artificial town than most in Ireland.  I came here yesterday and trudged to the campground.  It's nice, outsie of the town but crowded with families and children that ridicule my tent about its size!!!  If ...

Westport, Westport, Ireland travel blog

Westport

A travel blog entry by pedeu

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Rainy morning. Start moving to the west coast, to Westport. Westport is a small nice town and we couldn't leave without having a look around. We stopped at Matt Molloy's door. Closed. No pints at 10 o'clock in the morning... Anyway, if you have ...

Took the soup, Westport, Ireland travel blog

Took the soup

A travel blog entry by jeanbutler

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... Dave and I have learned from our guide Steve. Sunday started out rainy and windy but ended sunny.  We are in Westport in the Conamarra mountains.  Went to Ashford castle..Owned by the Guinness family..Pierce Bronson was married here.  At ...

Another tour another first day, Westport, Ireland travel blog

Another tour another first day

A travel blog entry by wem

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... where do they fill them up he said there is a tap. so Holly water is on tap in knock sounds good to me :) We stayed in Westport for the first night. As i found out later this town was created by someone by the sir name of Wyatt (ross's family sir ...

Croagh Patrick 764m, Mayo, Ireland travel blog

Croagh Patrick 764m

A travel blog entry by annandecontour

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Declan flew up this mountain without breaking a sweat. Anna nearly gave up twice (three times if you count not wanting to get out of the car in the car park). 764m of sheer hell is what she'd call this mountain. Among various mutterings along the ...

Ireland's West Coast, Westport- Dingle, Ireland travel blog

Ireland's West Coast

A travel blog entry by jen-daire

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Daire and I went on a little road trip through the West Coast of Ireland- below are some pics :) ...

Westport and surround!, Westport, Ireland travel blog

Westport and surround!

A travel blog entry by lessaustin

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... Park (loads of children) 3) we saw the Ballintubber Abbey - the abbey that refused to die 4) cycled from Achill Island to Westport (42kms) with lunch in Newport at the pub with a broken dishwasher 5) found a wonderful Irish beach, Croagh Patrick, and the ...

Winging it for the first time1, Westport, Ireland travel blog

Winging it for the first time1

A travel blog entry by wildbill62

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... said I made it down!  It took longer to get down than to get up!!!  That's sad! So we didn't get back to Westport until 5:30!  We stopped at a hotel and got the last room.  They had a dinner special that was FABULOUS!  Really ...

Dublin-Westport-Galway, Dublin-Westport-Galway-, Ireland travel blog

Dublin-Westport-Galway

A travel blog entry by jen75

Partied with a great bunch of boys on their Stag Night. The groom looked a bit like Ben Elton, in a bright pink boob tube and lipstick, very ...

A day with the birds, Westport, Ireland travel blog

A day with the birds

A travel blog entry by consultimago

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... to run into the brush and call her out before she lost interest in us and wanted to go do her own hunting. Had one night in Westport. A bunch of us went to a pub that evening to listen to music. This one was very different than the one in Galway. We got ...

County Mayo, Newport Mayo, Ireland travel blog

County Mayo

A travel blog entry by paddy2ireland

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Yestrday we went to my Dads auntys house .there were two dogs there  names  were lass and ben.  we also climbed on the hay baills ...

Aggravation and Perfection, Westport, Ireland travel blog

Aggravation and Perfection

A travel blog entry by rebeccabrent

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... Rich). What a great idea! After a leisurely breakfast Rich and I worked on our first blog entry while Den and Michael took a walk around Westport. We got on the road at about 11:00 and decided to backtrack a bit to see the Coffin Ship, a memorial for the ...

Ritorno in patria, nella mia Irlanda, Westport, Ireland travel blog

Ritorno in patria, nella mia Irlanda

A travel blog entry by girodeuropa

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... per fare il pieno ha attaccato bottone e mi ha fatto un sacco di domande sul mio viaggio. Prima di cena sono arrivato a Westport, che ho scelto come prima tappa perché c’è un pub eccezionale che avevo visitato qualche anno fa. E’ il Matt ...

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