Brookside Hostel

Fairgreen, Clifden, Connemara, County Galway, Western Ireland, Ireland | Hostel

Travel Blogs from Clifden

Episode 8

A travel blog entry by bennybeanbear


... having to drive in the city traffic. He has found that the Irish drivers on the whole are very patient and courteous.

Fortunately for us it chose not to rain, that was nice. Mostly we seem to spend the day waiting; firstly it was for the train, we had quite a long wait. Then in a queue to see the Book of Kells, it wasn’t as long as it got later in the day. More than anything though it seemed to be at the traffic lights on pedestrian ...

Something about a Quiet Man

A travel blog entry by sbbwebsters


... 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 ...

Day 8: Pilgrimage South

A travel blog entry by basketmakeramy


... 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 ...


A travel blog entry by lindsey-canada


... have a reservation no no yes I want a room with just women I want a private room…. Yada yada… so I put this man in room eleven which then I remember later Dave saying one room I am not to put people in… call him which room? Of course its room eleven then he has the audacity to be all Jesus Lindsey on the phone I could have krept through that phone and killed him! So have to go tell the man to move rooms, this other couple doesn’t ...

Connemara Country Byways

A travel blog entry by lindakhaas


... 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 ...

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This hostel, located on Fairgreen, Clifden, is near Ross Castle, Lough Corrib, Maam Ean, and St. Patrick Statue.
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