An Bothar Pub and Guesthouse
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When we got up this morning, the weather was much calmer. There were still intermittent showers but it was nothing like yesterday's nastiness. We joined the rest of the guests in the B&B's pretty conservatory for breakfast. Vivian had a ham, cheese and tomato omelet with Irish tea. Tom had a poached egg and smoked salmon with coffee. We tried to gauge the weather so we could decide whether to explore the Dingle Peninsula or just stay in town today. We finally settled on ...
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The Wild Colonial Boy" is a traditional Irish–Australian ballad of which there are many different versions, the most prominent being the Irish and Australian versions. The original version was about Jack Donahue, an Irish rebel who became a convict, then a bushranger,and was eventually shot dead by police. This version was outlawed as seditious, so the name in the song was changed to Jack Doolan. The Irish version is about ...
... aboard the Endurance which was famously crushed by ice and marooned. Although Creans heroics seem well documented, he retired into obscurity, purchased a pub (South Pole Inn) and raised a family. With all this local notoriety, we had to visit the South Pole Inn for ourselves.
Inch Beach, our Dingle arrival and departure point, was made famous in the movie Ryan’s ...
... in front if it. We parked the vans and walked along the hard, flat surface of the strand, watching out for the sand yachts which were skittishly darting to and fro! We had lunch in the vans and then went on to Anascaul, to go into the South Pole Inn, which had been owned by Tom Crean-a famous Antarctic explorer. He had been on expeditions with Scott and Shackleton and had saved many people's lives by trudging hundreds of miles to get ...
... generation Larrkin working and running this pub. He can remember his grandfather being involved in the business well into his 90s. We had a good chat about history and had an enjoyable evening.
It was certainly a day that reminded us just how old this country is, and how entrenched some families are in its history. Each day is certainly bringing new insights into this lovely country and we hope to enjoy more in the few days we have left ...
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