TripAdvisor Reviews The Mainstay Dingle
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... flowers for the rest of my life! Next stop, the woolen mill shop, & again I fell in love, this time with a creamed colored wool sweater. Jeff reminded me that we live in the south & I reminded him that it does get cold….touche'!
Did I mention that our car did not have air conditioning? Found this odd when I rented it, but did not think that not having it would be a problem this time of year. The weather said it would be ...
... elusive, but soon he is coming in on another dolphin spotting boat and we head that way. Finally we get to see him close up, but he doesn’t stay long and he doesn’t play as much as I thought he would. There are some kayakers and I am hoping he will play with them and I could see one of his famous jumps over the kayak, but no luck. So even though I enjoyed the ride and watching Fungie, I am disappointed. Maybe since he is old like me, ...
... in the choir loft and we did. Front row seats up high so we can see everything! This is a concert with local people and they are wonderful. First up was a young lady named Pauline Scanlon and she has a wonderful voice. Here is her web link: https://myspace.com/paulinescanlon1 The other act was a trio of gentlemen who played the Irish pipe, fiddle and guitar. I don't think they have a web site but they should. It was a wonderful evening of music. We head back to the ...
... of Ireland (and Europe!), and experienced winds that in the US would have caused mass evacuations. In Ireland, just another typical day that was blessedly without much rain. We walked through fields of sheep - some spray painted with blue, some with red, and some with both. We puzzled over what the markings might mean, and the kids determined that the red meant they were sun-burned.
Foiled by our attempt to horseback ride on ...
... into disrepair after the occupants left during the famine. The only homes we see today that are occupied are from recent times, like our B&B. We know that many seaside areas are now filling up with vacation or part-time homes, and it does seem that there was a long period following the devastation of the famine in which people did not settle on Dingle, and that the population is now a growing one.
Other places to stay in Dingle
Upper John St, Dingle | Hotelfrom $66
- A Must Stay When In Dingle
- Commanding view and enthusiastic host
- Fantastic place to stay
Upper John Street, Dingle | Hotelfrom $107
- Wonderful B&B with fabulous breakfasts
- The best in Dingle
- Rick Steves is dead on
The Wood, Dingle | Hotelfrom $116
Mail Road, Dingle | Hotelfrom $116
An Fheothanach, Dingle | Hotelfrom $105