Old Monastery Hostel

Address: Twelve Bens, Letterfrack, Connemara, County Galway, Western Ireland, Ireland | Hostel
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Travel Blogs from Letterfrack

A Day on the Atlantic Coast in Connemara

A travel blog entry by allison.wolf on Nov 07, 2015

1 comment, 42 photos

... restaurant was highly rated online. It was a great choice as the food was excellent and they had live music. It was a talented one man show with a guitar and a harmonica. He was singing a wide range of songs that we enjoyed. Gretchen was thrilled with the music. She turned her chair and just stared at him the entire time. After several songs she got the courage to go over and make a request. She was thrilled when he sang a few songs for her.

Connemara Weekend

A travel blog entry by allison.wolf on Nov 06, 2015

7 photos

... to bed. Our hotel [Connemara Sands] was outstanding. We were able to get one of the holiday homes, so we had a two bedroom townhouse. It was nice to have so much space and I think we were the only people staying in the building so we didn't bother anyone with our noise. I've included a few pictures from this area that we didn't actually take until Saturday morning. The area was gorgeous. ...

Time Travel

A travel blog entry by molliecura on Oct 17, 2015

4 comments, 35 photos

... nothing for them there, though it seems many return once they're 60 or so. My grandmother told me to ask Martin about her mother's friend, Julia. Turns out Julia's great-granddaughter is my age and living on the same property with her husband and baby. It made me wonder what would have happened if the potato famine hadn't forced Bridget to make her way to Boston.

James and I were hungry for dinner after our long afternoon but were told that ...

Happy Birthday David!, and on to Connemara

A travel blog entry by julieolds on Jul 12, 2015

2 comments, 7 photos

... Also, in case you were wondering, the sheep who are grazing alongside the road actually WILL walk out onto the road in front of you without a notice! We wondered how many restaurants in the area serve mutton regularly to the tourists! When we arrived at our hostel/restaurant in Letterfrack we booted up for our hike up Diamond Hill. It was a "beautiful day" for the hike we were told by the waitress ( since it was merely grey and misting and ...


A travel blog entry by dayna-tom-2013 on Sep 19, 2014

2 comments, 32 photos

... At the time it was laid, the cable was considered one of the seven wonders of the world and did revolutionize the communications world -- bigger than the Internet!

After a stop in the cute little Victorian town of Clifden, we were off to see Kylemore Abbey. It is touristy, but tastefully done. The Abbey was built by some Dublin surgeon in the mid-1800's who had way too much money and time. It ...

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Old Monastery Hostel
Letterfrack, Ireland
Old Monastery Hostel
Letterfrack, Ireland