Travel Blogs from Listowel
... Dennis was holding court at The Laurels, watching over all the bags of purchases. We left Killarney at about 6pm to go to the Beaufort Bar for a pint, and of course we had to introduce everybody to our new favorite waitress Debra. Earlier in the week Tony made the mistake of telling Pat that kissing a red haired Irish girl had always been on his bucket list, so Pat got the great idea of asking Debra to do the job. Pat asked her to do it as a surprise and she was happy to oblige! ...
... town, and there was no way we'd be ready to go by 14:00 or 15:00. (We're all really great planners.) Instead, we did laundry assembly-line style and then decided to go check out Ross Castle and Torc Waterfall. A pamphlet boasted it was 4 miles away, so after briefly considering bikes, we decided on a walk that the campsite lady termed a "stroll". The walk to Torc Waterfall: Ireland has to be the most beautiful place I've ever been. It was so much fun to ...
... were a contributory factor in the financial difficulties suffered by the Herbert family which resulted in the sale of the estate. In 1899 it was bought by Arthur Guinness, 1st Baron Ardilaun who wanted to preserve the dramatic landscape.
It was bought by a wealthy Californian mining magnate William Bowers Bourn, as a wedding gift for his daughter Maud and her husband Arthur Rose Vincent.
Killarney National Park ...
... they make it but it's more like a museum. It's about 5 stories high and full of interesting things. It also smelled really good there. The top floor of the building is the Gravity Bar. It gives you a 360 edge view of the city. You also get a pint of Guinness and you can watch them "build" it. Once again the day was beautiful. Had some clouds occasionally but no rain. Here in Killarney it is sunny and ...
... one of the Irish giant legendary characters.
We arrived in Killarney in the afternoon and had a look around the town. We were lucky and managed to get the only private room in the hostel. We also had our own ensuite – this was pure luxury. Of course it was on the fourth floor and no ...
Other places to stay in Listowel
The Square, Listowel | Hotelfrom $161