Travel Blogs from Mullingar
... Ireland. The castle had been partially restored: a few pieces of furniture, tapestries, a beautiful vaulted ceiling of wood and had the original stone carved fireplace. After the castle we visited some nearby shops. We also saw guards in camo clothing with rifles standing around the center square...hmmmmm. Carolyn talked to the postman who said they were guarding the ...
... little. In the afternoon I had a really big sleep, and when I woke up I got to have a bath (yay!) We then went over to meet Uncle Tony and Auntie Maureen. When we got there, more cousins were there, and I met Antoinette and Toni. And then later, Berni (I now know two Berni's) and Cian. Auntie Maureen is nice and gave me my first brown bread and cookies. We had more brown ...
On Wednesday it was time to move on again, this time back north to Galway. On the way we stopped at the pretty little village of Ballyvaughan, on the south shore of Galway Bay, with its lovely old castle and an even lovelier coffee shop with home made cakes. Unusually for a village there was a good car park with space enough for a caravan.
Galway is a rather spread out town and our route took ...
... for 8 months with my very cute and treacherous cousins lol only I can say that as I am related lol but after this I truly felt like their older sister, which I believe has made our families more closer than they ever were. I guess to understand how I became an au pair and how i made it all the way to ireland from australia, you have to understand what happened within my life to make me change so much within a short space of time. In the space of 6 months I got a dream job in ...
... fight. The fact that it was freezing and I had no real warm clothes and had to layer up with my summer short shorts and strapless tops did not take away from it one bit!
15 Fiji, the people I met, the most gorgeous sunset I have ever seen and the farewell song all an experience in itself but the best part was snorkelling alongside a 5.5m Mantaray! Even just being able to take a break from sunbathing, put on my snorkelling gear and walk off the beach to see ...
Other places to stay in Mullingar
Austin Friar Street, Mullingar | Hotelfrom $108
Belvedere, Mullingar | Hotelfrom $120
Dublin Road, Mullingar | Hotelfrom $161
Pearse Street, Mullingar | Hotelfrom $107
Main Street, Mullingar | Hotelfrom $98