Clifden Bay Lodge

Lower Sky Road, Clifden, Connemara, County Galway, Western Ireland, Ireland | Hotel
Prices starting from $49.00
 

Travel Blogs from Clifden

Episode 8

A travel blog entry by bennybeanbear

72

... that is well worth a visit. Outside there is a large walled garden covering a few acres, but it’s not being fully utilized. We were just a bit early to catch the roses in bloom though one climbing one was a mass of pale cream and the perfume filled the air, according to L that is.

The rain and storms of the past few days are continuing and we even drove through some hail today. I must say that it seems to be looking very wet outside the ...

Something about a Quiet Man

A travel blog entry by sbbwebsters

12

... my mom really likes. Sue bought a shirt there. Then we shopped some more and came home. Today was a pretty calm day. Good night! -Briana Heyo! From now on ( in Ireland ) we are only staying in B&Bs for one night, then we move on. We are making our way to Northern Ireland. We are in Westport right now, and we left Galway. This morning, and yesterday morning and yesterday night, we swam in the indoor swimming pool ...

Episode 5

A travel blog entry by bennybeanbear

33

... a particular harrowing flight a passenger asked for a coffee and the bar tender made him one adding a good splash of Irish whiskey, then when asked what sort of coffee it was he told them it was Irish coffee. The name of the bar was B O’Regan’s.

It was still sunny when we visited Adare Castle with the frist tour of the season. Fortunately there was just 6 of us. Our lady guide was very good and told us a lot of the history of the castle and ...

Episode 4

A travel blog entry by bennybeanbear

41

... 8216;corbelling’. It involves laying the stones in such a way that the water runs off them and doesn’t go inside the structure. It is really very clever, and they call these ancient people, primitive:

Also built by this corbelling method is the Gallarus Oratory. The stone work here is beautiful. It is believed to date from the 9th century, though there is some debate, it may be a century or two more modern. In shape it resembles ...

A day of contrasts

A travel blog entry by janet_and_ron

3

... of drinks there, but had to move on to eat. Had a lovely fish and chip meal across the road, and were met by a mother and son from Kentucky who we had met at Matt Maloys (of the live music fame), who had tried another bar when we all left together, only to be sent to the one we'd gone to. We ended up eating together and having a very pleasant evening. On the way into town, we were nearly wiped out by a rescue team ...

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4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding