Corrib House Hotel
Travel Blogs from Oughterard
... Malseed farm to investigate the remains of my great great great great grandfather, James' house. In true Irish nature, barely a thing had been touched since 1849. Farm yards, houses, backyards, front yards - they are full of JUNK! I feel the notion of "if it ain't broke don't fix it" applies here, only as "if it broke there, leave it there". Hard rubbish is a foreign concept. After multiple round-a-bouts and lots of 'Yeild' signs ...
... to form the Mulberry Harbour. So interesting to complete the chain of information via panels in the waiting hall.
We had a very smooth 2 hour crossing to Belfast. Decided not to try to "see" Belfast so drove through the city, past City Hall and out the east side to a camp on a farm at Craigavon, not far from Lough Neagh, largest lake in Europe after Lake ...
... Jean phoned her brother Gerard, he suffers from Parkinson's, and arranged that we go to their place later in the afternoon. We never realised that Gerard and Patricia lived on the outskirts of Sixmilecross. We managed to keep up with Jean (driving) and Joseph, she has a little blue car and man did she drive it! We drove into Sixmilecross from Beragh direction and it was beautiful drive ...
... change as every bad has its good. even if you dont know it at the time.
ANY who.... heres me ranbeling on about my thoughts and not a stitch washed, ironed or packed...... On that note, What the hell do you pack for a year or so? I only have a 58L backpack, it seemed a great size in the shop and even when it arrived in the post and again when i wore it around the house looking at ...
... bag from a fast food lying on the ground. I must admit that I like it better clean, though I must say that they're maybe a little too obsessive, but they seem to live with it ok so it's alright I guess !
Photo : The photo is my place, with my Laptop and all.. everything to make an Irish mad because of how unclean it is ! It's not that bad in my opinion but it will never be tidy enough !
Other places to stay in Oughterard
Road N59, Oughterard | 3 star hotelfrom $130
Glann Road, Oughterard | Hotelfrom $208
Rosscahill, Oughterard | 4 star hotelfrom $183
Oughterard Village, Oughterard | 3 star hotelfrom $72
Rushveala, Oughterard | Hotelfrom $66