The Bards Den

Letterfrack, Connemara, County Galway, Western Ireland, Ireland | Hostel
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    Travel Blogs from Letterfrack

    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

    ... where there is the biggest sea gulls I have ever seen. You just keep thinking you can't see anything better until you come onto your next spot. On we drove to Ballyconneely Golf Links which has a beach right beside it. Out we got and to my delight there were Connamara Ponies on the beach. Kids stripped off and raced into the water. Remember it is only 18 degrees. I just sit back and watch the Ponies walk along the beach. Kids are getting dry and we decide to head back to ...

    Famous Movie Scene Sites

    A travel blog entry by sa.hurley on Jul 22, 2014

    1 comment, 29 photos

    ... for the butler, cook, housekeeper and other servants. Other buildings include a Gothic cathedral and family mausoleum containing the bodies of Margaret Henry, Mitchell Henry and a great grand-nephew. In 1920 the Irish Benedictine Nuns purchased the Abbey castle and lands after they were forced to flee Ypres, Belgium during World War I. The nuns, who had been based in Ypres for several hundred years, had been bombed out of ...

    Rainy morning in Ireland

    A travel blog entry by sa.hurley on Jul 21, 2014

    6 photos

    ... standing on the coffee table (which I'm told is the stage) dancing around to realise they were playing Charades. The laughter would have woken the dead, they were all yelling out to him, when I surprised them all with saying "Jaws", to more laughter. I never knew Stuart was so good at the game. I joined in the game and enjoyed more laughter. We all finished off a cheese platter before climbing into bed at ...

    Day at the beach in Ireland

    A travel blog entry by sa.hurley on Jul 20, 2014

    2 comments, 20 photos

    ... road then onto a dirt, sandy track to reach Ballyconneely surfing beach ((Dunlougan). A small secluded beach that was just magic. A small cove, with clear clean water nestled by rocks and dunes with nearby paddocks of grazing sheep. A truly beautiful little gem of Clifden. We found a comfy spot on the beach and spent ...