Travel Blogs from Mullingar
So, I'm trying to accomplish 2 things tonight. 1) trying to learn how to use my TravelPod app and 2) Trying to zip my luggage! I'm thinking the blogging is going to be much easier than the zipping! It really is a good thing that my husband insisted that I do all the pre-packing events! Reallyyyyyyyyy....Will somebody actually tell me how they ever go anywhere with just a ...
... We did however have one of the most absolute highlights of our trip to date - climbing the Pennines on a most glorious sunny day, with nary another soul in sight! Ireland was calling, so we headed to Liverpool where we had arranged to drop off the hire car and then catch the ferry to Belfast, Northern Ireland. What to do when you have 10 hours to kill and you cant store your luggage anywhere? You head to a pub of course! We checked out the local area before leaving for the ...
... for. The troops rebelled. This super time conscious group set off up the hill behind the centre, to visit the church and view the supposed grave of St Patrick. The bus left 20 minutes late. We suspect the there are some on board with very strong Catholic beliefs, but even they thought this was a waste of time. So we pushed on past the Mountains of Mourne. Visibility was poor, so they became cloud shrouded blurs in the distance. At 4.00 we ...
... in England. Moved on then to the Hill of Tara - a number of circle mounds at the top of the hill - a ceremonial site where Kings were crowned. From here we drove on towards Galway through winding narrow roads back to the motorway. Pulled off into Athlone - a town on the Shannon River located at an historically important ford crossing site - complete with castle. Stayed at Roncalli B & B - a little old house with upstairs ...
Next morning we drove into Galway, expecting to find a lovely old town. Yes, there were some nice old parts, some prettily decorated shops and pubs,
a bit of Norman wall preserved inside a shopping mall and the
remains of the old port which was said to have been visited by Christopher Columbus, but the overall impression was of ...
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