Castle Durrow

Demesne, Durrow, County Laoighis, Ireland | Hotel

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Our Castle Stay

A travel blog entry by goddessphoto on Sep 13, 2013

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The attic room in Adel's Bed & Breakfast was getting a little cramped, literally. The ceilings were angled in the bedroom and the bathroom. I felt like I couldn't stand up straight after 2 days. So it was a relief to check out and make our way north east toward the vacation town of Kilkenny. Everyone had said if you want to shop, visit Kilkenny …

Falcarragh to Connemara

A travel blog entry by glendacherry


... of Westport, another lovely country Irish town where we had a late lunch at O'Malleys pub and then back to the car to continue on. Words cannot describe the spectacular scenery on the way to Connemara, in fact photos cannot even do it justice. Breathtaking! Arrived at Ann's brother Toms holiday house Ocras Claddaghduff...OMG...panoramic Atlantic ocean views from all windows. Currently in conservatory soaking up the ambience - the girls with a red and the boys with a Guiness. ...

West Coast - Falcarragh, County Donegal

A travel blog entry by glendacherry


... into the Republic of Ireland and euros and kms. Due to a couple of road diversions,a wrong turn ( well worth it just to see roads full of massive homes with beautiful gardens) & dodging a tractor or two we reached our destination of Falcarragh & checked into our gorgeous B&B Lios An Easa run by the lovely Eileen. We then went for dinner with Susan & Ann's cousin Noreen her husband Tom and ...

Dublin Day 2 - The Grog Blog!

A travel blog entry by glendacherry


... for a tour. What a fun afternoon! Following a couple of Jamesons cocktails for the girls & Jamesons for the boys the fun & informative tour led by Nyall began. Glenda was chosen to do a Jameson tasting & comparison test at the end of the tour & received her first graduation certificate & is now a qualified ...

Music, medieval magic and more touring!

A travel blog entry by karin1234


... tour that was about the medieval parts of town. The castle was last inhabited in the 1960's by the Butler family who then sold it to the city because "There are enough ruins in Ireland. We don't need another one," according to the last Mr. Butler to inhabit the castle. The city couldn't afford to restore it so the Office of Public Works took it under its wing and started to restore and each year they get a bit more done. We can see it right from our bedroom window at the ...

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