Admiral's Rest

Address: Fanore, Ballyvaughan, County Clare, 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 ...

Exploring the west coast of Ireland.

A travel blog entry by marjen13 on May 12, 2013

9 photos

... grounds of the house are open to the public and there are traditional farms you can view if you want to see how things were done traditionally. Saturday dawned wet, grey and windy again and we have made our way to Galway. It was Market Day in the city and we wandered our way down "Shop Street" and in amongst the stalls before making our way to our B&B. Martin not feeling great so hoping a good nights sleep will restore him. The streets are ...

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 ...

Wonderful Willie Week Wildness

A travel blog entry by melepua on Jul 07, 2012

1 comment

... informal song and recitations. It was among friends, as others, like myself, listened quietly on the sides. The friends interacted with each other on a more personal level than with the larger group of strangers, laughing, singing directly at each other, cracking jokes, joining in with the singing. I especially liked when one man sang “Sullivan John,” (I would hear this song several times this week because it takes place in Clare). He stood and ...

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