Travel Blogs from Dingle, Ireland

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The Banshee, pork sausages and spilled wine, Dingle, Ireland travel blog

The Banshee, pork sausages and spilled wine

A travel blog entry by kimmykak

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... did run into a stray dog we had seen the day before out the front though. We have seen so many stray border collies in Ireland it is ridiculous! This guy was very friendly but so skinny! So while Witek kept him company I rushed back to the ...

Day Two, Dingle, Ireland travel blog

Day Two

A travel blog entry by loganriddick

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Went to mass 11:30 at St. Mary's by the pier in Dingle. My dad's grandmother went to school here in 1910. Then we took Slea Head Drive out to the Blasket Islands and saw the Gallaris ...

Day One, Dingle Peninsula, Ireland travel blog

Day One

A travel blog entry by loganriddick

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Just landed in Ireland! Left Shannon airport and headed to the Bunratty castle and Blarney woolen mills and then on to the Cliffs of Moher. Then on to Dingle where my great grandmother ...

You CAN get a sunburn in Ireland, Kerry, Ireland travel blog

You CAN get a sunburn in Ireland

A travel blog entry by kramertown

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... ! Thankfully Sue had anticipated the possibility and coated the kids with sunscreen, but neither of the Toms had considered the possibility. It is Ireland after all! Exhausted and happy with the entirely of the day, we went to bed shortly after ...

Swimming in warm Atlantic water in Tralee Bay, Dingle, Ireland travel blog

Swimming in warm Atlantic water in Tralee Bay

A travel blog entry by melindam

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... them for lunch, and they raved: "They're as good as at home!"  Taking their beds and a kitchen with us allows them to visit Ireland but still be kids--they want things the way they like them. We're off to the Ring of Kerry now--we're going to camp ...

Dingle Town!, Dingle, Ireland travel blog

Dingle Town!

A travel blog entry by thehills

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... ; It's like a model of a fairytale cottage at Disneyland, but real.  It's hard to accept that we're actually IN Ireland, not just some reproduction.  There's a shelf with empty jugs and a bust of JFK above a Guinness stained glass window by ...

Randy and fine & dandy, Annascaul, Ireland travel blog

Randy and fine & dandy

A travel blog entry by sarahimray

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I just want to say up front that I am enjoying Ireland. Immensely. Apparently my prose had indicated a disdain for the place and the people. But the truth couldn't be more different. It's just that it is a hilarious place with a lot to laugh at. Take ...

Dingle Penninsula Loop, Dingle, Ireland travel blog

Dingle Penninsula Loop

A travel blog entry by thehills

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... , many Irish believe that misfortune will come to anyone who disturbs these raths. These raths are located throughout Ireland." There is a battle going on in Dingle right now, over it's name of all things.  The region is a Gaeltacht, ...

Dingle, Dingle, Ireland travel blog

Dingle

A travel blog entry by jeronimo

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We made it!, Dingle, Ireland travel blog

We made it!

A travel blog entry by tjgarrett3

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... didn't kill us, as evidenced by this posting!  That drive was just spectacular.  Some really breathtaking scenery. We're in Dingle for the rest of today, then tomorrow we're driving around.  It's been rainy, which I guess is typical, so ...

Day Three, Dingle, Ireland travel blog

Day Three

A travel blog entry by tjgarrett3

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... I went down the road for some Guinness and some local music, which was a blast. We got up this morning and drove the Dingle peninsula...I just don't have the superlatives to tell everyone how beautiful it is.  I posted just a few photos, but I ...

Conor Pass-- the Ireland of dreams, Conor Pass, Ireland travel blog

Conor Pass-- the Ireland of dreams

A travel blog entry by thehills

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... it as the "dramatic, scenic, treacherous" alternative to N-86.  Steves's guide book (our bible) said that the pass was great on clear days for it's views, but it was foggy and still indescribably glorious.  This is why we came to ...

Dingle, Dingle, Ireland travel blog

Dingle

A travel blog entry by hughrobins

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Dingle, has a nice "ring" to ...

Ireland Week 1, Dingle, Ireland travel blog

Ireland Week 1

A travel blog entry by messyellen

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... ) but I happily paid it, greatful that my bag arrived at all! I collected a car and headed off on my Irish adventrure. Ireland is as gorgeous as I expected,  wonderful rural narrow roads with dry stone walls on every road and lane.  I spent ...

no blog today, Dingle, Ireland travel blog

no blog today

A travel blog entry by jeanbutler

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We are having technical difficulties. I blew the electric converter and we can't charge anything. We need to buy a new converter. I'll tell u how I broke it in the next blog..I'll title it things you should never do with your converter. Lv u all. ...

Dingle Peninsula, Dingle, Ireland travel blog

Dingle Peninsula

A travel blog entry by digbyrose

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... .  Digby draws and I research religious imagery.  We walk for miles! We enjoy it all. "Everywhere you walk in Ireland, you are conscious of overlapping layers of human history, visibly crumbling one into another". - Katherine Scherman. It rains, ...

Day 2-The Slea Head Loop Dingle Peninsula, Dingle, Ireland travel blog

Day 2-The Slea Head Loop Dingle Peninsula

A travel blog entry by stellastot

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... a bit apathetic about sideswiping a bush here and there or whacking a side view mirror into its "tucked in" position. Haven't seen a car in Ireland that doesn't have dents and dings all over it. AND, we've finally figured out that even though we have an ...

Dingle Region to Cloghane, Cloghane, Ireland travel blog

Dingle Region to Cloghane

A travel blog entry by nansonderun

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... them from wild animals and cattle robbers. We then travelled a little further and saw the most westerly main land point in Ireland at Slee Head. We also visited the Gallarus Oratory - ancient christian home and church that was built in the shape of an ...

The Dingle Peninsula, Dingle, Ireland travel blog

The Dingle Peninsula

A travel blog entry by pedeu

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... morning. We took the north road to Dingle. This peninsula provided us some of the most beautiful landscapes of our Irish journey. A short stop at Dingle, Europe's most westerly town, and back to Tralee to pick up the jacket that Hugo left at the ...

Cycling the Gap of Dunloe, Dingle, Ireland travel blog

Cycling the Gap of Dunloe

A travel blog entry by johnnym

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... runner, and now discovered she is quicker than me. Damn! Ego firmly tucked away, then, for now. It seemed natural to share chocolate with her. Johnny doesn't share food. Interesting. Summary: cycle, great, dingle, dangly, beach, bitching, Guinness, ...

A day in Dingle Town, Dingle, Ireland travel blog

A day in Dingle Town

A travel blog entry by carollhartline

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... for me.  I got a cheddar type that is aged 2 years.  Sharp!!  We also found Murphy's ice cream.  I had Dingle sea salt flavor and caramel honeycomb.  OMG!  The sea salt was great all by itself; had a very subtle flavor. We ...

Last day in Dingle, Dingle, Ireland travel blog

Last day in Dingle

A travel blog entry by carollhartline

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Today is our last full day in Dingle.  We'll be heading back across the country tomorrow. Today we drove out to Minard Castle.  The Fitzgeralds built this one .  So my ancestors spent at least part of the time there.  It is a ...

It begins for real this time - the west coast, Dingle, Ireland travel blog

It begins for real this time - the west coast

A travel blog entry by vhenschke

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... down it at a time with only a few pass points for traffic coming the other way. We felt like we were experiencing true Ireland now. I guess it may have been difficult to read the map properly as a lot of the little roads (more like laneways really) ...

Ghosts and stone circles, Dingle, Ireland travel blog

Ghosts and stone circles

A travel blog entry by carollhartline

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...  Every 7 years he rides his silver shod horse around the lake to see if it's time for him to come back and rule Ireland again.  He also supposedly was a magician whose mother was the goddess Aine.  When he turned himself into a raven and ...

Killarney to Dingle, Annascaul, Ireland, Ireland travel blog

Killarney to Dingle

A travel blog entry by aussiegirl83

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The Dingle Peninsula...and Funghi!, Dingle, Ireland travel blog

The Dingle Peninsula...and Funghi!

A travel blog entry by jentimemilyadah

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... day of shell collecting, and some pretty fabulous weather. Again, so sorry to buck the stereotype of shitty weather in Ireland! - Riding Funghi, the Dingle Bay pet dolphin.  No, not the real one, but the bronze one in the harbor.  No actual ...

Ring of Kerry to Cork to Dingle Bay, Dingle Peninsula, Ireland travel blog

Ring of Kerry to Cork to Dingle Bay

A travel blog entry by craggles

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Visit Ring of Kerry yesterday Stayed overnight in Corke Travelled today to Dingle ...

Walking Tour update, Dingle, Ireland travel blog

Walking Tour update

A travel blog entry by alice-patrick

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... all that means is there is lots of mucky, squishy, I don't want to think about what I'm walking through, mud...now I know why Ireland is so green, lots of fertilizer. It was the first time that day we ran into two other hikers, I really was ...

The leprecons made me do it!, Dingle Peninsula, Ireland travel blog

The leprecons made me do it!

A travel blog entry by gfunk576

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    First I would like to start by saying thanks to everyone who has been reading this blog.  I really appreciate the fact that everyone is getting to enjoy it and share in this wonderful experience we are having in this ...

Beehive huts, Dingle Peninsula, Ireland travel blog

Beehive huts

A travel blog entry by raymondc

Kit: Today we drove around the Dingle Peninsula and got lost. Dylan: We drove along cliffs and saw some prehistoric beehive huts. Beehive huts are huts made of stone and are shaped like beehives. We drove through the Conner Pass which is on Brandon ...

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