Travel Blogs from Clonakilty
... we also did the tour here so we got a bit of the history of the fort.
After a busy day back to Ard Na Greine and a home cooked meal. We promised Norma we would be back by 6.30 and we only just made it after taking a few more wrong turns. Very confusing at roundabouts . Norma had to go to Mass for a friend that died whilst Rod and I watched the house . We had our instructions if a traveller arrived and Rod was all prepared. He knew which rooms were free. ...
... at just under 2,5m, the two portal stones are among the tallest of any Irish stone circle. A boulder burial is sited 20m east of the circle, and its large capstoneweighs almost 20 tons.
Next stop is a castle: Coppingers Court. This must have been a fancy castle in its day. It was a four-story house and was built by Sir Walter Coppinger in the 17thcentury. He was a moneylender and had ...
... on the tour included seeing a great number of beautifully built churches and cathedral with grand old columns. We stopped inside for a peek of Holy Trinity of St Francis and were not disappointed with the interior architecture and holiness. Such a special place. On the tail end of our tour, we discovered an interesting fact about one of our own famous Americans - Lance Armstrong. Being quite the American celebrity during one of Ireland's bike races, ...
... its hard not being able to have anything extra. I'm confident that if some of my food doesn't make it through customs I'll still be able to get by. It's also hard not to borrowing from the free food section of the hostel cupboards.
Leaving Ireland tomorrow, but it seems like I’ve only just arrived.
... There are no signs along the road advertising the B&B, not even a reflector on a post to suggest there might be a driveway. We actually had looked down the driveway and decided not to take it since there were no markings. It’s a long narrow drive that eventually opens up to this lovely home, tucked into the hill on the edge of a cliff.
It was almost dark by this time, but Marie showed us around the place and we had a great chat. Her husband was stuck in Dublin ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services