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... We headed into town and browsed in many of the shops on Main Street, Green Street and Strand Street. Most of the shops are small and are owned and operated by the families of the craftsmen and women. They make beautiful jewelry, pottery, crystal, woven goods, clothing, and other works of art, often in workshops right on the premises. Most of it is beautiful and it is hard to resist buying something at every stop.
We visited St. Mary's Church in the center of ...
Today was a big day of driving around. We made our way from the hotel towards the Dingle Peninsula. Honestly, every time I hear Dingle I can't help but want to keep going and say "dingle berry." I am sure there are plenty of sheep dingleberries in the area to make the name work.
The drive was simply beautiful, again. Another fabulous day. I hear the there is a 40% chance of rain for tomorrow, that would make the first ...
... Duggan, young emigrant who left the town of Castlemaine, County Kerry, Ireland, for Australia in the early 19th century. According to the song, he spent his time 'robbing from the rich to feed the poor'. In the song, Duggan is fatally wounded in an ambush when he is shot in the heart by Fitzroy. "The Wild Colonial Boy" has been recorded by Dr. Hook, Rolf Harris, Larry Kirwan, and The Clancy Brothers, among others, and was featured in the film The Quiet Man.
... but especially during the Irish Potato Famine from 1845 to1850. The population of Ireland fell by over two million as a result of death and emigration caused by the famine. These cottages had been lived in by many families over the years and you can sense the hardship that the inhabitants must have endured. It was still very warm and after quenching our thirst with a cuppa in the local cafe, we were glad to get to the campsite and ...
... to the 100 yr. old Benners Hotel, a quaint old hotel in the thick of the town. A portrait of Mrs. Benners sits in charge over the fireplace in the bar.
Fungie the dolphin has hung around the Dingle harbor for 30 years, and the occasion was celebrated yesterday with boat rides out to find Fungie, as well as special music in the pubs late last night (always beginning at 10 p.m.). Sorry to say because of the very cold ...
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