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Travel Blogs from Mullingar
... was actually only 40 minutes tops from Dublin. He was completely right about it being something I had to see.
Trim castle comes out of nowhere. I was driving down the road, saw the little 'Welcome to Trim' sign, and was thinking to myself, 'ok, this is Trim, now where's...' then I round a bend and the caste is right in front of me. And it's just majestic. That's the only way to describe it, majestic. It's a medieval ruin straight out ...
... a Fairy Mound will bring disaster.
Bru Na Boinne is rightly considered one of the most significant sites of cultural heritage in the world. It's amazing to think of the people back then, and how they had the skills and the knowledge to construct something so remarkable. Bru Na Boinne is not well known outside of Ireland -- it's left to local tour guides to spruik it to visitors. But anyone visiting Ireland should go and see this, even if it does mean braving a tour bus. ...
When we arrived back at the hotel, the bar therein was closing. However, the night porter was more than happy to continue serving us pints in the lobby. As always, the Guinness and Smithwick's tasted delicious. The night porter was very nice and ended up chatting with us for a long time.
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On our last night in Galway we had a late dinner at Dail, which was lovely. Following dinner we had drinks and listened to a band at The Front Door. After closing the place down, we headed back to our hotel (in a taxi driven by a hilarious Irish man) where to our surprise the bar was still open. We encountered a couple that must have had an even more craicingly good time than we did ; both were passed out face down on the ...
... comes to mind. Often the funniest things come to me then.
So I set out from Dubby in the early morning, and it was raining a bit with low clouds. The previous evening's unpleasant experience of getting lost trying to find my lodging for last night was magically turned to joy after a decent bed and a great breakfast similar to the one I just described (scabs and all). The rainy, dark weather, though usually against my mantra to enjoy, was actually exciting, and it ...
Other places to stay in Mullingar
Austin Friar Street, Mullingar | Hotelfrom $105
Belvedere, Mullingar | Hotelfrom $112
Dublin Road, Mullingar | Hotelfrom $142
Pearse Street, Mullingar | Hotelfrom $104
Main Street, Mullingar | Hotelfrom $98