Crowne Plaza Hotel Dundalk
Travel Blogs from Dundalk
... spring and autumn solstice phenomenon at the large mound at Knowth. They were constructed in a way that lets the sun line up perfectly with the passages inside the mounds at the different solstices to provide light.
We also visited the sight of the Battle of the Boyne (July 1, 1690). It remains the biggest battle ever fought on Irish soil with over 60,000 troops. ...
... Today all that is left of the once great structures are grassy mounds, ridges and small hills. Standing at the center of the royal seat I once again can feel the pressing of time and the agelessness of this place. I can't help but think of the symbolism and mystique this land emits to Irish people. We watch a short film on Tara, in a church. Dark screens close in over the window and beautiful stained glass. I can't help but think of the irony of watching a film about ...
Thought we would drive up to the coast today so arrived in Bettystown around midday,very small town but a lot going on.Sand castle building championships on the beach along with car boot sales,on the beach and cars all over the beach with a ticket machine for parking..As we were heading off ,came across Fantasia which was a large gambling,( many poker machines ) and coin slot games along with many kids games even a ...
... gaming centre attached to a cafe. After contributing several Euros to the gaming establishment we drove on a few miles to Drogheda. Being Sunday, parking was free so we had a lovely meal at Bru Bar which was excellent value. The waiter suggested we stay at the D Hotel so using wifi we booked a room. Possibly the best hotel room to date, spacious with great views and a fridge. We had an early night as a trip to Belfast was ...
... swimming and such (Ro, Jiya, Katie. Save up).
Then I saw a piece of rubbish.
Why someone would ditch rubbish in such a beautiful place I will never know, but I picked it up. And so started my picking up rubbish journey.
My arms were full by the time I got back along the harbour side. Sad eh?
I dropped it all into the bin and then found a nice (very central) beach to sit at, but I went to a thrift shop first and got a book (by my fave ...
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