Admiral's Rest

Address: Fanore, Ballyvaughan, County Clare, \N, Ireland | Hotel
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This hotel, located on Fanore, Ballyvaughan, is near Poulnabrone Dolmen, Burren Wild Tours, and Quin Franciscan Friary.
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Travel Blogs from Ballyvaughan

Majestic Cliffs...don't mind the tourists

A travel blog entry by jklezok on Jul 28, 2014

1 comment, 40 photos

... is just a short ferry ride, about 20 minutes but it cuts off about an hour of driving. We are now entering a region called The Burren. The starkness of these mountains, where it looks like there is no vegetation at all, takes you by complete surprise. So far, Ireland has been a wealth of fields and forests and when we turn the corner we see these majestic mountains on either side of the valley with just bare rock. The valley is as green and lush as the rest of Ireland that we have ...

The Burren

A travel blog entry by jmpncsu on Jun 11, 2014

26 photos

Wednesday, we were doing a tour with Galway Tour Company to the Burren and Cliffs of Moher. I had contacted the tour operator before we left and they picked us up at our hotel, rather than having to get back to downtown Galway first thing in the morning. We switched buses at the coach station and headed south around the bay to begin our tour. As we were leaving County Galway, we made a quick photo stop at Dunguaire Castle and then crossed into ...

Rugby, Hurling, Kayaking, Gaelic Football...

A travel blog entry by kwichman on Sep 23, 2012

5 photos

... sticks. The players can hold the ball (sliotar) for up to four steps then they must bounce it off their stick (hurley) or kick it up with their foot. To pass/shoot they must slap the sliotar with an open hand or hit it with their hurley. Contact is allowed and encouraged making it a very brutal sport. As of a few year ago, helmets are now required at all age levels. To score the sliotar must go into the goal for 3 points or go above the goal and through ...

Sheep herding demonstration in the Burren

A travel blog entry by chrisanddot on Jul 08, 2012

1 photo

On the way to the Burren we stopped for a sheep dog demonstration(go figure). it was pretty cool, the farmer has 2 dogs, one for cattle and one for sheep, the cattle dog is a little meaner and will bit the ankles of the cattle to move them a along. the sheep dog does it all by death stare. he initimidates the sheep by staring at ...

Now this is Ireland!

A travel blog entry by dylanandliz on May 22, 2012

11 photos

... but the topic is on everyone's lips here, Ireland has been smashed by the downturn. In a week the country votes on whether it will accept new "austerity" measures - basically this would mean further government cuts to try and stabilise the economy.

While trying to find an internet cafe in the morning (didn't put enough money on the credit card for the rental car!) I stumbled into one of ...

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