Ballymascanlon House Hotel
Travel Blogs from Dundalk
... the control of he throne in England (King James II), French dominance in Europe (King Louis XIV), and the power and control in Ireland (King William III). It had religious implications that are still evident today.
Then there was dinner at a local restaurant and 2 round of Euchre with the score now being boys=5 and girls=2. The girls decided it was time to switch games.
... stop in at a small craft shop, Boyne Valley Wool. Genny is in yarn heaven! The friendly Irish woman gives us a detailed demonstration of the process from newly sheared wool to a wool garment. She explains the extraction of the wool and spinning it into yarn. She sells some of the yarn and Genny picks up a skeen. Julian picks out a red wool hat decorated with sheep. We have lunch at the Hill of Slane. According to legend St. Patrick first defied the high King of Tara ...
... and a lovely antique looking restaurant,this kept us entertained for a while,many pounds later we headed to Drogheda where we stayed the night.Not much to report on this town although we had a nice Hotel. Being a Sunday with no footy to watch we decided to go for a walk down town not much doing at all wandered around for about 45 mins then headed back to our hotel where we listened to some live music before calling it a ...
Firstly I have to say how proud of Julie I am. Although she has been suffering from bad headaches and a sore back, she has not once complained during our travels. Drove from Kilkenny towards Dublin with plan to stop at a nice costal town to rest up before going to Belfast. Stopped at Bettystown which is a quaint town. It allowed parking on the beach, was hosting the national sandcastle building competition and had an ...
Today was another boiler of a day.
I have begun having showers in the morning rather than night because I am more sweaty when I wake up than after a full day of doing stuff.
I decided today to go and do a bus tour for 6pound in Newcastle. Why?
Because if I want to follow my Celtic Connections pattern, I must go to County Down (Star of the County Down).
I got there in time for the bus tours only to find out that I am an idiot who didn’t ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet