Connemara Coast Hotel
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TravelPod Member ReviewsConnemara Coast Hotel Furbo
This hotel is a 20 euro taxi to the town centre of Galway.. But has a lot of good facilities for a little stay
It has a Leisure centre, games rooms, pool and heated spa with good coastal views and comfortable rooms
Nice place to stay
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Wow...we woke to a storm of epic proportions. England and Wales were getting pounded by winds and rain, and they sent some to us here. Trav and I were the only people walking through Cashel at 8:30 this morning, because it was pouring, and the winds could catch you and push you to the side. We were determined to get up to the top of the hill to see the famous Rock of Cashel. As soon as we topped the crest, my long raincoat got pulled apart at the snaps, ...
... got to the top after about 4-5 kilometers and got out to take pictures. The most memorable part of this drive (and maybe the trip!) was when we were going up a particularly narrow stretch. A large truck approached us an we stopped, unsure of what to do. A little old man driving the truck smiled, and motioned for us to go towards him, and then pull into a tiny spot on the road. We did so, my mother panicking slightly the whole time, and then carried on- after this, ...
... to meet with me for an interview, and he said he would be delighted, so we decided to meet the next day at 2pm in the golf club. I was elated, finally feeling at ease about this whole interviewing strangers thing, talking to excited people here enjoying the festival. He told me about some concerts and events that I need to attend while I am here.
After 12 PM, about half of the session attendees left, but the session continued on until the bar closed. ...
... No." wait wait wait. "This is nice music." Nod. wait wait wait. Sigh. I milked my Smithwicks and planned on leaving when I finished my pint. The 30s birthday gang came in a few minutes later and the banjo player played his song all over again. I just sat there, alone and awkward. What happened to the gift of gab?
I just about accepted defeat, when hark! Someone started talking to me! He was a little guy, early 30s ish. I think if I was standing, ...
... heard the open expressions of cynicism as we first made our way toward the center of town ("hmm...it looks like a regular big city"). Between the main sqaure in the middle of town and the shopping center where we parked the perception changed in a big hurry!
Galway's main draw is, without question, the myriad of shops that line its quaint streets. At every turn a new and interesting batch of shops comes into view, each beckoning the buyer to come hither. Toward ...