The Bards Den

Letterfrack, Connemara, County Galway, Western Ireland, Ireland | Hostel
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Something about a Quiet Man

A travel blog entry by sbbwebsters

12

Today we left our big hotel rooms and headed on the road to go to Westport, Ireland. We went to Cong. We went to quiet man's bridge, where a famous movie called The Quiet Man. We tooted around and had lunch. Then we finally arrived at our B and B and got set up. We headed to the town and went shopping for a little and had a nice dinner. We went into a pub owned by Matt Molley who plays flute in the band called The ...

Episode 5

A travel blog entry by bennybeanbear

33

... in charge.

There isn’t much to see apart from four walls at Moors Abbey but we had a look around none-the-less, L really enjoys visiting old things, but then she’s getting a bit of a relic herself. At Clonbeg church there is a sacred well dedicated to St Sedan it is reportedly good for eye ailments so both L and I gave it a go, needless to say neither of us can see any better than we did before, still no harm in trying. I think what we ...

Episode 4

A travel blog entry by bennybeanbear

41

... t get a reasonable photo of it. The town hall is rather a nice building too, built in a dark slate or similar stone. There are so many lovely stone buildings , even many new houses are built of stone.

In Killarney we managed to walk around the town for a bit before the rain set in. We visited St Mary’s Cathedral, although built in the mid 19th century, it’s built in gothic style. By the time we got to Killarney National ...

A day of contrasts

A travel blog entry by janet_and_ron

3

... to stay. It has a lovely harbour area, and a busy wee shopping centre. Having tried one B&B around lunchtime, which was full, the woman there rang around for us and found another with a ground floor room. Mary obviously loves gardening, as she has a small but lovely garden in the front, and a lovely walled garden in the back.

We had been recommended a pub to go to where there was Irish music live. We had ...

..... A wild colonial boy.... born in Castlemaine

A travel blog entry by heatherham

1
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... see the Connemara Ponies. We went up a track that said to the ponies where we found the fellow who breeds them. He said they had been taken up to the high country as they all had young foals and he didn't want anyone to interfere with them. Stopping at the Connemara National Park, we found that they had a mare and foal that you could see from one of their walks. Off we set and sure enough the mare and foal were close to the track. The foal was sleeping stretched out on the grass ...

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