The Bards Den

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

Tuesday Westport to Gallway

A travel blog entry by jbrodbeck

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I will update the other days when I get a chance as this is the first computer I've been on. We arrived in Westport last night and are staying at a lovely B&B called Augusta Lodge. Had a lovely meal in town and I took Martin's advice and had the local fish chowder which was great. Of course we then went to Matt McGintey Pub where there was some live Irish music and enjoyed a Irish Whiskey (just to get in the spirit). It was really cosy and would ...

Mon Gweedore to Westport

A travel blog entry by jbrodbeck

Just chilled out this morning and caught up on some washing. Picked up the car from the airport and we're luckily upgraded to a bigger car Seat Alhambra Fairly new and lovely to drive. I would be doing all the driving as the insurance was too expensive for under 25 drivers. packed everything up and headed off for 3 1/2 hour drive to Westport. ...

And then there were two

A travel blog entry by arilauraharold

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... a LITTLE) coordinated with the political history of Ireland and the way it translates today. Being once again na´ve to the past of the city as we so often are it is hard to get our heads around why since 1500 these two groups just cannot get along. With some help we made some headway through O’Connels, O’Donnels and so fourth but it remains a work in progress. The Guinness factory was next where Kahlia quickly became a fan of the local brew. The view from the top ...

Cong to Doolin

A travel blog entry by tandem52

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From Cong we travelled along the coast of County Mayo to County Galway. Spent a few hours exploring Galway City and shopping. After leaving Galway, driving through the Burren region of County Clare had some trouble finding accommodation, many places being booked out. Eventually came to Doolin, seems ...

The views in Connemara

A travel blog entry by johnnym

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... knowing I had too-and kept a good pace while we swapped life histories. A fellow Englishman, wife at the abbey, and I was glad of the company, though we never even swapped names. Although we talked work and economics etc it was just as things came up rather than because it was necessary to get the measure of each other, and I'm enjoying hearing people's stories so much. Of course, religion intruded; mostly positively, as my friend talked about his work with young people and how it ...

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