Clare's Rock Hostel

Address: Carron, County Clare, Ireland | Hostel
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This hostel, located in Carron, is near Rock of Cashel, Brú Ború Heritage Centre, Athassel Priory, and Ahenny High Crosses.
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      Cashel - Day 3

      A travel blog entry by t.bird on Oct 08, 2014

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      ... John is definitely a family name, but it could be a family name in many families. The next archive we looked at was the Griffith valuation of 1950. We did find a Richard McGrath, not in Mantlehill but Thomastown, just down the road. He rented a house and garden, 24 perches which is about 607 square metres, which I'm told was small for the time. After that we had no where else to go so John recommended I search the records at the Tipperary genealogy centre. I made the trip ...

      Cashel - Day 1

      A travel blog entry by t.bird on Oct 06, 2014

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      A new day and time for a new town and today I was off to Today I was off to Cashel in county Tipperary, on the hunt for family history. The first stop was Lismore castle. Slight issue along the way. On the road was a lovely little town called Cappoquin which has this beautiful old stone bridge across the river. It was so lovely I had to stop and take a photo, I found a little grassy park around the bend I could safely park the car and take a couple of shots. While there I had a ...

      Tuesday in the country

      A travel blog entry by rachbritton on Jul 29, 2014

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      In the early afternoon Maeve, her friend, and her two children took me up Carraigmoclear mountain. We were set to walk up a different one, but decided it was too intense for today. We walked from the base up to the top. Catherine tells me that when her kids were little they used to go up there all the time for picnics and birthday parties, carting the food and equipment up there on foot.

      It’s a beautiful walk ...

      Picnic at the lake- I mean Lough Lene

      A travel blog entry by dannjess on Jul 16, 2013

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      ... the lake's name translated as Lake of Learning, tying in with his translation of Fore as the Town of Books. However, other sources seem more inclined to the tradition that the lake was named after the daughter of the fabled Manannán mac Lir (see Children of Lir).
      The lake is ...

      Cashel to Dublin

      A travel blog entry by freundlytravels on Jul 13, 2013

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      ... to encompass the pillar and have fingers meet. Guess he could have been a Viking. We also visited St. Kevin Cemetery in Glendalough. It was an early graveyard with both Celtic and Catholic symbols on tombstones. We had lunch in town and split a shepard's pie plate. Long days and hot nights lead to tired travelers. Almost all of us took a nap on the second part of the trip to Dublin while the driver played calm Irish ...