Belleek Castle

Ballina, County Mayo, Western Ireland, Ireland | Castle
Prices starting from $121.00
 

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Episode 8

A travel blog entry by bennybeanbear

72

... here, apparently archaeologists can’t agree on a date for these but it’s believed to be the 10th or 11th century, same goes for the gave slabs.

Boyle Abbey was founded in the mid 1100’s by the Cistercians from France, and is a much smaller complex. The cathedral is the oldest part of the complex with much of the remainder being added at a later date when it became a military barracks after the ...

Something about a Quiet Man

A travel blog entry by sbbwebsters

12

... had. We (my sister and my mom) swam at about 7:30 in the morning, and we swam once at night with Lynn too. Mom said that we were probably going to sink to the bottom of the pool cause of all the food we have been eating ( and the gelato ), but surprisingly I didn't. Only I did seem to be best at doggy paddling at the moment. I would zoom down the lane! We swam laps for a good while, and raced some, then to the hot tubs for ...

Episode 5

A travel blog entry by bennybeanbear

33

... is a nice embroidered piece of Heather’s nightie (a clootie) to tie onto the birch tree beside the well. Shamanism isn’t dead yet!

We really though it was going to dump rain on us again in Cahir and I very nearly go confined to the car again though I did manage to scramble inside L’s jacket so we all set off together to see the sights. There is a castle here overlooking the river Suir. Another Norman castle from the 12th cent; ...

Episode 4

A travel blog entry by bennybeanbear

41

... village with little else but the pub. However, the most popular way over the pass is in a horse drawn cart and loads of tourists opted for this, with the result it was a real obstacle course for D to drive this way; what with cyclists stopping in the middle of the road cause they wanted a photo, hikers retying their shoe laces in the middle of the road and horse drawn carts the width of the road. Fortunately we negotiated it safely and got dirty looks from ...

A day of contrasts

A travel blog entry by janet_and_ron

3

... to stay. It has a lovely harbour area, and a busy wee shopping centre. Having tried one B&B around lunchtime, which was full, the woman there rang around for us and found another with a ground floor room. Mary obviously loves gardening, as she has a small but lovely garden in the front, and a lovely walled garden in the back.

We had been recommended a pub to go to where there was Irish music live. We had ...

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This castle, located in Ballina, is near Rosserk Friary, Ballina Dolmen, Ballina Arts Events Centre, and The Humbert Memorial.
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