Travel Blogs from Dingle, Ireland

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Slea Head drive, Dingle, Ireland travel blog

Slea Head drive

A travel blog entry by carollhartline

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Tonight I'm blogging from the comfort of the sitting room recliner!  First off the bad news.  I called the eco tours folks this morning to schedule my whale watching trip, only to find out the sea swell is so bad they won't be going out before ...

Mount Brandon 952m, Kerry, Ireland travel blog

Mount Brandon 952m

A travel blog entry by annandecontour

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We tackled this as a warm-up to Carrantouhil. Steep anough ascent but nice underfoot and the crosses dotted along the way help the motivation "this is the second last one..." Unfortunately the clouds closed in just as we reached the top and we only ...

Second half of the Dingle Way, Castlegregory, Ireland travel blog

Second half of the Dingle Way

A travel blog entry by alice-patrick

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... I could just imagine a lonely soldier fighting to stay awake, hoping to get home to his family.  What can I say, being in Ireland wakes up my imagination.  As we trudged along the road ready for a shower and a meal we saw a sign directing us ...

Dingle, Dingle, Ireland travel blog

Dingle

A travel blog entry by paulandashe

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... after our sensory overload day of driving so just had a lovely pub meal (seafood of course as we were in the heart of Ireland's seafood district) and reminisced on the days adventures and had an early night, ready for what the next day would bring ...

Dingle Peninsula of Ireland, Dingle, Ireland travel blog

Dingle Peninsula of Ireland

A travel blog entry by rickandluann

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... to the famine ship museum in New Ross inspired him to learn more about the Great Potato Famine that ravaged Ireland between 1845 and 1849. On the Dingle Peninsula we stopped at a museum of sorts, a thatched cottage ruin abandoned during the famine. We ...

Ireland - Dingle, Dingle, Ireland travel blog

Ireland - Dingle

A travel blog entry by digbyrose

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We fly to Kerry and pick up a hire car.    Dingle is a delight and thankfully our accommodation is a modern gem away from the tourist drag at the port. We are in the old and authentic main street with multi-coloured facades, pub upon pub and ...

Dingle - Distinguishably Divine, Annascaul, Ireland travel blog

Dingle - Distinguishably Divine

A travel blog entry by jkloewen

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... for their vacation. It is beautiful, close, and they can get cheap flights. We also met a Kiwi couple who were going around Ireland playing music at different pubs. One night they teamed up with Martin, a French violinist, and played at a local pub in ...

Driving to Dingle, Dingle Peninsula, Ireland travel blog

Driving to Dingle

A travel blog entry by shockergram

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... warm sunny day, we have been spoiled with beautiful weather.   The Southwest portion of Ireland is mountainous. Today our destination was the Dingle Peninsula. Another area of fantastic scenery and deep medieval history. I doubt there is an area in ...

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 :) ...

5 days in Ireland and still no Leprechaun in sight, Annascaul, Ireland travel blog

5 days in Ireland and still no Leprechaun in sight

A travel blog entry by emmafox

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After leaving Galway this morning we stopped off in County Clare to see Poulnabrone - Ireland's Stonehenge. I was interested more so in the stone fences that lined the roads and zigzagged through the hills and paddocks. The rocks are not assembled in a ...

Serendipity, Dingle, Ireland travel blog

Serendipity

A travel blog entry by nothingfancy2

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... the horizons extend in front and to your sides, it can feel enormous and indeed Connor Hill pass between Tralee and Dingle couldn't be captured with my wide angle lens today. From Dingle we took the Slea Head drive - prehistoric beehive ...

yes we got lost, Ballydavid, Ireland travel blog

yes we got lost

A travel blog entry by leisa-stephen-b

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A day of wandering country roads following a map randomly. Ballydavid was tricky to find. Not on any maps but a treasure once we actually tracked it down. We are in the middle of no where. Looking forward to amazing walks to who knows where tomorrow. ...

perfect day, Ballydavid, Ireland travel blog

perfect day

A travel blog entry by leisa-stephen-b

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... find our B & B and we were tired and lost. Today the sun has shone (except for a couple of showers- we are in Ireland) we are in the most hospitable B & B and have just been on the best walk. A perfect day. Loving the cooked breakfasts every ...

Jigs, Reels, and Ditties in Dingle, Ballyferriter, Ireland travel blog

Jigs, Reels, and Ditties in Dingle

A travel blog entry by robin512

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The second stop on our trip is county Kerry, specifically the Dingle peninsula.  We are in the heart of Irish traditional music, more beautiful scenery and a place where the old Irish language is still.    spoken. All the signs are in ...

Ireland Part 2 - Dingle...as in the Peninsula, Dingle, Ireland travel blog

Ireland Part 2 - Dingle...as in the Peninsula

A travel blog entry by jeffnsara

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Bidding adieu to Galway, we drove south toward the Dingle Peninsula. There are a four 'fingers' in southwest Ireland that are peninsulas jutting out into the Atlantic. Dingle is the first of the four. We didn't have a decent guide book to follow so we ...

Dingle, Kerry, Ireland travel blog

Dingle

A travel blog entry by dmyn

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... 1/2 hours looking in shops and going to 3 different pubs for wi-fi and a place to sit. Ha ha. The John Benny Bar, Murphy's and The Dingle bar. We needed wifi because it was the only way to be in touch with Susan to meet back up. We didn't know how long it ...

Ireland - Dingle, Kerry, Ireland travel blog

Ireland - Dingle

A travel blog entry by billandsharna

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Free camped Stopped in Killarney for lunch Visited Gap of Dunloe on way Good surf spot Walk up hill and around ...

Clouds, clouds and more clouds, Dingle, Ireland travel blog

Clouds, clouds and more clouds

A travel blog entry by chintz

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... ;Travel up to Connor Pass, supposedly for some phenomenal photo shots, from  the best vantage point to view the Dingle Peninsula.  This is Ireland's highest mountain pass.  The mist is coming down, as the Irish would call it a "soft ...

-Tralee-Dingle-Killarney, Tralee-Dingle-Killarney, Ireland travel blog

-Tralee-Dingle-Killarney

A travel blog entry by jen75

Took a scenic drive around the ring of Kerry, looked out for Fungie the Dolphin but didn't see him. Played the piano in a bar and ate some lovely ...

Dingle Peninsula, Dingle, Ireland travel blog

Dingle Peninsula

A travel blog entry by maven26

Today it's all about breathtaking scenery and adventure. We spend the day exploring the Dingle peninsula and we take you to the edge of the world...and beyond! You'll see stone walls, ruined famine cottages, ancient beehive huts and all this on the ...

Dingle, Kerry, Ireland travel blog

Dingle

A travel blog entry by gayle.mclister

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... Dingle. I'm not fond of navigating the skinny street in the towns, so it's back to Steve and I get my first look at Dingle, immediately liked what I saw, colourful shop fronts and glistening bay. We checked into our b&b, our room has views over the ...

Much to see on the way to Dingle, Dingle, Ireland travel blog

Much to see on the way to Dingle

A travel blog entry by wildbill62

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... are not designed for more than one car at a time, let alone tour buses!   We headed out onto the Dingle penninsula to get away from the crowds.  We had a nice dinner at a building made completely of stones called the ...

A day in  Dingle, Slea Head, Ireland travel blog

A day in Dingle

A travel blog entry by pandmdane

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... water views.  Today we have a drive around the Dingle peninsular, out to Slea Head, the most western point on "mainland" Ireland and therefore the most western point in Europe, apart form islands off the coast. It made me think, Tasmanian's South ...

Drive to Dingle, Dingle, Ireland travel blog

Drive to Dingle

A travel blog entry by ianclark

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... car and breathe the sea air. Coming into Dingle from the north we passed through Connors Pass one of the highest passed in Ireland, a dizzying 1500ft. Near the top we stopped at a pullout and I scrambled up the rocks to an aquamarine lake overlooking ...

Ireland: The Scenic Hits Just Keep Coming, Dingle, Ireland travel blog

Ireland: The Scenic Hits Just Keep Coming

A travel blog entry by jhdicicco

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... from BC and started up the Dingle peninsula. We walked around Dingle, had a horse ride up one of the small mountains that overlook Dingle and drove the Slea Head drive (a little more rustic with some more hiking spots) to the B&B - we already ordered ...

In the Land of Dingle, Kerry, Ireland travel blog

In the Land of Dingle

A travel blog entry by erbear85

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... from today because it rained, but do check out our driving pics. Dingle is a small peninsula on the west coast of Ireland. Browne's Bed & Breakfast sits across from the Dingle Bay that flows into the Atlantic Ocean. We feel closer to home ...

It’s a long way through (County) Tipperary, Dingle, Ireland travel blog

It’s a long way through (County) Tipperary

A travel blog entry by mbednarek

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[Editor's Note: Pardon the interruption in the news and views from our travels in Ireland. Once we hit Dingle on the Dingle Peninsula in the far southwest corner of Ireland, we were without an Internet connection.  So, this blog entry is being filed ...

Evening at the lovey Pax House, Dingle, Ireland travel blog

Evening at the lovey Pax House

A travel blog entry by pnp53

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After a beautiful drive we arrived near Dingle. We had some trouble finding Pax House.  It was in a very isolated quiet spot, out in the country but a 15 minute walk to town.  It was so much bigger than Applecroft that it seemed like a hotel at ...

A day off from driving, and other stuff, Kerry, Ireland travel blog

A day off from driving, and other stuff

A travel blog entry by jenchuck76

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... "they do not cheat". Who knew we'd get such a resounding stamp of approval on the packers from a French Canadian while in Ireland?! So, we finally take off. We stopped at many viewpoints along the way, and saw some beautiful countryside, ocean views, and ...

Wow, that was a long bus ride!, Dingle, Ireland travel blog

Wow, that was a long bus ride!

A travel blog entry by kimber.43

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... was about resting, reading and recharging the batteries.  I spent the week walking along the bay, around the small town of Dingle.  I took a driving tour around and saw some of the historical sites.  Ancient sites.  I think I may have ...

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