The Mourne Lodge
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TripAdvisor Reviews The Mourne Lodge Kilkeel
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... through to the mid-1940s. It was in stark contrast to the streets around the Peace Wall and the tough existence that the people there had to endure. The house was beautifully fitted out with family paintings adorning the walls, cabinets of silverware, crockery and cutlery on display, rooms presented as real rooms to live in and not sterile museum displays. Most of the rooms looked out onto the expansive gardens that were the pride of the Marchioness ...
... but the speed limits are in miles. They look so slow! The sat nav finally earned its value for me by translating the mph limit to kph. Hopefully no nasty tickets will be coming for me. I arrived in Downpatrick in time for lunch. I'm staying at a pub which happens to be the second oldest building in town. I'm not sure which building is the oldest, they don't seem to publicise that...maybe it was a brothel. Denvirs ...
... music and song alive, performed. Unfortunately they had more enthusiasm than talent. We didn't stay to the end because we have to be up at 4 in the morning. It was really hard saying goodbye to most of these people because we had had such a good time together. Even Joe the tour leader said that it was one of the best groups he had had on tour. So the first phase of our trip has finished and tomorrow we are on our ...
... to Belfast on the other. We walked up to the little sanctuary dedicated to the Mother of the Hill then back to the car for a flask of tea and cake that Alasdair had brought with him.
In the evening we all went to a pub in Dundrum for a first class meal. From the outside the pub looked a bit humdrum for Dundrum, but inside it was smartly furnished. Judging by the edible foam ...
So Marcelo and I decided we wanted to see a bit of Ireland while we are here and we planned a whirlwind trip with my parents fitting in the most cultural things we could think of (except the pub).
We visited Monasterboice
The historic ruins of Monasterboice (monastry of Buithe) are ...