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Travel Blogs from Lahinch
... we spent the night in Cork, but this was purely to break the journey. We stayed at a hotel outside of the town so cannot really comment on the place. It was merely a means to an end.
Next morning we drove to Lahinch. This is a really (I mean really!) small town. It probably only consists of three streets and on this day we were met with atrocious weather – howling gale force winds, sleet and freezing temperatures. The beautiful, old Atlantic Hotel in the ...
We awoke in Bunratty this morning and continued on our tour. First, we revisited Bunratty in the daylight, and explored which was pretty awesome.
Then we got on a bus.
Our next stop was the Cliffs of Moher, which is one of the more famous attractions in Ireland. Essentially, they're 700 foot tall cliffs on the ocean, so it looks all shiny and magnificent. There's a surprising amount ...
... for those of you just joining us, or those needing a reminder, see our first blog). The answer is, well, no, not really, but we've been traveling together long enough now that our conversations have decended into anarchy and chaos. On one hand, we've taken to exchanging random insults to each other. Don't get too worried, there have been no catfights, and we do still like each other, but let's just say the sarcasm levels have gone from bad to dangerous. On the other hand, ...
... Actually, we both did quite well. Gretchen parred a few holes and birdied one. It took us about 2.5 hours to play all 18 and by then, we were more than ready for a pint. So, we walked the rest of the way into town, stopped quickly at our hostel and then headed for McDermott's pub. We watched the end of the Tour de France stage there yesterday, so we figured we do it again.
... facing outwards (to let everyone know their heart is not taken).
As I toured the city I explored the Galway Museum a bit and watched President Kennedy's very passionate and inspiring speech he made when he visited Galway. They really seemed to like and respect President Kennedy.
The next day I caught the first bus back to Dublin (my same cute bus driver was driving!) and then headed straight for Belfast, Northern Ireland...
TripAdvisor Reviews Atlantic Cove Lahinch
Other places to stay in Lahinch
Main Street, Lahinch | 4 star hotelfrom $102
- Excellent, Excellent, Excellent
- Good and bad points
- Fabulous Hotel
Ennistymon Road, Lahinch | 4 star hotelfrom $192
- Hidden Luxury
- Irish hospitality
- Classy Spot in Lahinch
Main Street, Lahinch | 2 star hotelfrom $115