Brookside Hostel

Fairgreen, Clifden, Connemara, County Galway, Western Ireland, Ireland | Hostel
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This hostel, located on Fairgreen, Clifden, is near Lough Corrib, Ross Castle, Maam Ean, and St. Patrick Statue.
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    Travel Blogs from Clifden

    Connemara Ponies, a Mountain goat named Brigitte..

    A travel blog entry by famlitz on Aug 21, 2014

    1 comment, 6 photos

    ... giving us a fantastic view of the valley, Kylemore Abbey and it's gardens. Thankfully the way down was easier. Totally beautiful, the whole hillside covered in heather. In total we were on our feet for 3 hours. We had a light lunch and then drove off to Cong Abbey in Cong. I had read about the Abbey in the novel The Dark Witch by Nora Roberts. But I had also read about Ashford Castle, so I wanted to see what I had read about. We wandered around ...

    First week over.....

    A travel blog entry by famlitz on Aug 20, 2014

    4 photos

    ... There I could impress with the little knowledge I had obtained on who William Butler Yeats was ( won the Nobel Prize in 1923). We stopped at the Glencar Waterfalls, before we had to drive almost another 2 hours to our destination. At one point Eric felt sick in the backseat, probably due to the ups and downs an the twist and turns. So we had a stop in the middle of no where. Thankfully I had bought some fast ...

    Day 8: Pilgrimage South

    A travel blog entry by basketmakeramy on May 30, 2014

    13 photos

    ... being a Native Team Developer. This is where he worked as an intern last summer. We were very excited to hear the good news! The views even from the statue area were beautiful as we overlooked the beginning of the Connemara region. This area is known for their peat bogs, Connemara marble (green marble), and small horses. There are mountains and lakes throughout which make the ride scenic and very winding. We finally arrived at our destination, Faul ...

    Sneaky sneaky!

    A travel blog entry by lindsey-canada on Oct 02, 2011

    ... to a castle. The only problem is I couldn’t unlock the damn door in the middle of the night when I had to pee!!! Haha jumping around in the dark trying to figure out how to unlock the freaking door!

    Yesterday I was DYING fever achy body swollen throat ears…. So I hardly got out of bed only to welcome guests. I walked to the spar and bought honey and drank a few cups of honey and cinnamon. Last ngiht I went next door to the pub Barbara ...

    Connemara Country Byways

    A travel blog entry by lindakhaas on Jul 28, 2011

    2 comments, 15 photos

    ... meters from the house as a memorial. The property changed hands many times due to financial problems but in 1920 some displaced Belgian Benedictine nuns bought the estate at a remarkable low price. They had been displaced by World War II. They began an International boarding school for girls which just closed in June 2010. Since they are mostly a cloistered order (don’t go out to minister) we could not tour much of the house (now ...