Travel Blogs from Dundalk
... 1st race 2.30pm, depending on the tide, and three hours later the day is over. At the start, which we could only see on the big screen, the horses circle in their drawn order around a vehicle and when the starter was satisfied he put his white flag up for them to enter the track, then dropped the flag when he was satisfied. ANYWAY, we never made any money, we never even had a collect! But we had a great day. Kev had 1 & 4 in the ...
Caught up with my brother Leo his daughter Judith and baby Aidan, on to see Daddy at the nursing home. Called to see Maura and her boys Tom and Harry Alan was seeing to his pigeons. This was the first day of building their new home in aghagallon, it will take around 12 months to ...
... the banks of the River Boyne, just over three miles from the town of Drogheda. On the way back to Balbriggan, we came across the Oldest Pub in Ireland, well that's what they said and it's advertised as that on the outside of it, so who's to dispute. Had a Guinness and me a cider. Nina and Richard, we found some vegetables! Hotels in Ireland, as in England, do not have fridges so food is difficult to store. We found a salad bar in the ...
... fascinated with the large tractors towing wagons on the road transferring fodder from farm to farm, they usually travel round 60kms. Can not get over the number of smokers either. Parking is funny, you can park either side of the road, facing either way. Also amazed at the number of pharmacies in each town. Small windows in houses, even newly built ones, have not seen any "architecturally" designed styles. We avoided the toll roads when leaving Dublin ...
... did not utter a sound.
From there on we headed for our next overnight stay the Krakow B&B in Dundalk. Again driving through a lot of traffic had us arriving at quarter past six.
Our landlady was so kind to drive is into town where we had dinner at The Jockey. We then walked back and now it's 10:10 pm and I am sooooo exhausted.
Tomorrow morning we're off to ...
Other places to stay in Dundalk
Green Park, Inner Relief Road, Dundalk | 4 star hotelfrom $98
Dundalk | 3 star hotelfrom $92
Dublin Road, Dundalk | Hotelfrom $59
Carlingford Road (R173), Dundalk | 3 star hotelfrom $168
Park Street, Dundalk | 2 star hotelfrom $91