Clare's Rock Hostel

Address: Main Street, Carron, County Clare, Ireland | Hostel
 
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This hostel, located on Main Street, Carron, is near Rock of Cashel, Brú Ború Heritage Centre, Athassel Priory, and Ahenny High Crosses.
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    Travel Blogs from Carron

    Into the countryside

    A travel blog entry by kramertown on Jul 03, 2015

    1 comment, 6 photos

    ... for men was 29 years. This doesn't include the at least 10 years of design efforts required to align the crypt so that for 19 minutes during the winter solstice a golden beam of sunlight would illuminate the 10 meter high central dome. The dome was built of overlapping stone slabs capped with a 3m x 3m slab. While little is understood about the purpose of the mounds (there are dozens of them but only 3 largest of them are excavated and available to visit ...

    Cashel

    A travel blog entry by sgillies on Apr 10, 2015

    9 photos

    ... seat of power for the overkings of the area. A fortress of power from about the 4th century. Around the 10th century it was handed over to the church as a way of stopping certain descendants claiming power. It became a well known religious centre until 1647 when a Cromwellian army massacred it's 3000 occupants! The cathedral is now falling into ruin and preservation of the site is ...

    First day driving

    A travel blog entry by carollhartline on Oct 05, 2014

    7 comments, 13 photos

    ... br> We are staying tonight at Peggy O'Neill's B&B. We are currently checked in. While I'm blogging PD and Weezy are napping. Both of them are literally snoring away. I think we are staying in the rest of tonight. The rain has started and the wind is really howling. Hopefully it will be blown over by morning. Tomorrow we are scheduled to go to Lough Gur and the stone circle nearby, and then on to ...

    Welcome to country Ireland

    A travel blog entry by rachbritton on Jul 28, 2014

    34 photos

    ... with my great grandfather growing up in it at one stage with his 13 siblings. I cannot imagine how 13 children grew up here. Lots of sharing I presume.

    The house is also located on a farm, the family farm. It's like something from the movies. To me this is country Irish, there are horses, dogs galore, there are flowers in flowerpots lining the fences, gates, doorways and garden. Colour is paramount and they are thriving in this 'warm' summer weather. ...

    D'unbelievables at Curraghmore

    A travel blog entry by nothingfancy2 on Jul 21, 2013

    3 comments, 5 photos

    ... look around the church, before Basil took us through the house and gardens. You simply would not believe what we saw - magnificent paintings, sculptures, ceilings painted like the vatican museums - even an axminster made in 1770 and still being used. It was fantastic to see that the house is still used by the family, with 4500 pheasants released into the woods this summer, ready for shoots next winter. The gardens had wonderful ...