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

    Thumbin' to Westport

    A travel blog entry by thekansasnomad on Jul 28, 2014

    ... the whole place. In no way is that an exaggeration.
    Eventually we hopped in the car with Jenny, Ben, and Victoria. We chatted for a bit, said our goodbyes and got dropped off outside of Carlow. At 11:20, we began the hitchhike across Ireland. And at 11:46, we got picked up!
    From Carlow, to Portlaoise, to some small town, to Athlone, to Roscommon, to Castlerea, to Ballyma, to Knock, ...

    Irish Family History Tour

    A travel blog entry by sa.hurley on Jul 23, 2014

    1 comment, 16 photos

    ... here which majority would be "Connelly's". There was a wishing well which Noel tells us that the people of the area would come to a pray to Flannán mac Toirrdelbaig who was an Irish saint who lived in the 7th century and was the son of an Irish chieftain, Turlough of Thomond. There was money near the well which people had left for Saint Flannán. Stuart said we had to leave behind some money but we didn't have any coins. He goes to me, "we have to leave ...

    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 ...

    ****CRY*****

    A travel blog entry by lindsey-canada on Sep 26, 2011

    1 comment

    AGHHHHHHHHH!!! I feel like I am going to have a heart attack and kill someone!

    Why whyyy does any of this surprise me?? In half a way it does the other half it doesn't! So dave left yesterday hes like only 4 people are checking in tomorrow and Marco will be back and he will do everything heres the keys. The WHOLE weekend I was like well dave maybe you should go over some of the stuff with me? Hes like yup yup… ok ok… well get to it ...

    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 ...