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The Cloghane festival celebrations went well into the evening, with never-ending singalongs of American Pie keeping the patrons in the bar in fine spirits. It was well after midnight before the music stopped and much later when the final patrons departed. The morning seemed to dawn not long after the festivities ceased. Heavy grey skies were …
Part of me wanted to go surfing today, because the weather was grey when I woke up and if it rained...at least I would be soaked anyway.
But when was the last time I ever stuck to a plan?
Yeah...back who knows when!
So I decided to wait for the info centre to open to see what else was close. I knew one thing was close, but I wanted good weather for it.
I got a tea while i waited...and waited...and a ...
... is where they usually stop when they haven’t been able to view the Cliffs, as you can usually get a distant view of them from here. This area was quite reminiscent of parts of the Great Ocean Road and very picturesque.
Our last stop, Dunguaire Castle (pronounced Dungora), is a 16th century castle that is open to the public. I imagine it has had quite extensive restoration work as it is used for ‘traditional’, ...
... as ‘Old Head’ which is just out of town. Sadly, that particular course was closed until mid April, but we did drive to its entrance and it would have been a great experience to actually play there. It is situated, quite literary, on the top of cliffs. (In fact, nine of the eighteen holes are along the clifftops, overlooking the sea.) We assumed that this may be the reason the course actually closes down during the winter months – the winds must be horrendous!
... at the same restaurant I at least had to order a different meal. Although very tasty, I was not going to order the pizza so I ordered Pollo alla Cacciatora. They did not disappoint, it was fantastic. The other pattern I broke was not ordering the Tiramisu for dessert. Although I thought it was a good decision at the time I am now craving that dish as I write this blog. I guess I will have to head back there before I go.