Breaffy House Resort, Spa and Suites

Castlebar, County Mayo, Western Ireland, Ireland | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $77.00

Travel Blogs from Castlebar

Episode 8

A travel blog entry by bennybeanbear


... all this stuff, but I think D is getting a bit bored with it all.

Sligo is a city dedicated to the poet W. B. Yeats, who comes from this area and spent much of his time here. What’s more, it was his birthday yesterday and there were some celebration that they now seem to be cleaning up after. We did catch the last couple of minutes of some Irish dancing, pity we didn’t see more of that it was really quite good. We strolled around ...

Something about a Quiet Man

A travel blog entry by sbbwebsters


... my mom really likes. Sue bought a shirt there. Then we shopped some more and came home. Today was a pretty calm day. Good night! -Briana Heyo! From now on ( in Ireland ) we are only staying in B&Bs for one night, then we move on. We are making our way to Northern Ireland. We are in Westport right now, and we left Galway. This morning, and yesterday morning and yesterday night, we swam in the indoor swimming pool ...

Episode 5

A travel blog entry by bennybeanbear


... up to pushing pedals and manoeuvring levers. As for L she just couldn’t get the knack of it: Foyne for a few years from 1935 to 1946 was very important as the European base for trans Atlantic flights using flying boats. The Shannon estuary at this point is very sheltered and although it was only a temporary measure to use Foyne while they developed the area that later became Shannon airport, the base was never moved from here. The flying boats flew from here ...

Episode 4

A travel blog entry by bennybeanbear


... an interior diameter of 30m. Excavations have revealed that there was once a number of dwellings inside and a shallow ditch and earthen wall on the outside. We saw a smaller one of these stone forts from a bit later period some way further on, it had been fully rebuilt.

We did encounter some fairly nice beaches that must be very popular in the summer as there are lots of caravans on permanent sites ready for use come the warmer, and hopefully ...

A day of contrasts

A travel blog entry by janet_and_ron


... of drinks there, but had to move on to eat. Had a lovely fish and chip meal across the road, and were met by a mother and son from Kentucky who we had met at Matt Maloys (of the live music fame), who had tried another bar when we all left together, only to be sent to the one we'd gone to. We ended up eating together and having a very pleasant evening. On the way into town, we were nearly wiped out by a rescue team ...

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This 3 star hotel, located in Castlebar, is near National Museum of Ireland - Country Life, Ceide Fields, and Foxford Village.
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