Doonmore Hotel

Inishbofin Island, Inishbofin, Connemara, County Galway, Western Ireland, Ireland | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Inishbofin

Episode 8

A travel blog entry by bennybeanbear

72

... converting the local inhabitants to Christianity. They must have been very tenacious people; there was the struggle to begin and get accepted in an area then once the place was beginning to get established they would be attacked or raided by various fractions: There were warring tribes, then later the Vikings plundering for whatever they could get, then the Normans probably for the same reason then eventually the reformation in the time of King Henry ...

Something about a Quiet Man

A travel blog entry by sbbwebsters

12

... Today we didn't go straight here, we kind of tooted around Connemara to take in our surroundings. We crossed over the Quiet Man's Bridge, ate at Quiet Man's Cafe, and talked about the movie that was filmed there, called The Quiet Man. John Wayne starred in it, and I have no idea who he is, but adults should know. Kids these days only know pop stars and new movies. Well, we have had a long travel day, so see ya! - ...

Episode 5

A travel blog entry by bennybeanbear

33

... earlier part of the day but the place was as good as deserted. It is one of the places that was used to film the 1970 film 'Ryan’s Daughter’. We had passed other sites that had been used on the ‘ring of Kerry’.

The cathedral ruins at Ardfert are quite impressive. It must have been a lovely building when still intact. The western end has undergone major surgery in recent years because it was subsiding. Before it fell down, it was ...

Episode 4

A travel blog entry by bennybeanbear

41

... passed. Oh, I nearly forget, there are also the ewes with lambs that like to toddle along in front of the car, we’ve nearly had squashed lamb for dinner more than once.

That behind us we headed up to Tralee and off to do the Dingle peninsula. There are some quite nice long strips of sandy beaches on this peninsula. There is a long spit at Inch Point on the south side and the Maharees peninsula on the north side. The sand is ok, it can look ...

A day of contrasts

A travel blog entry by janet_and_ron

3

We completed our first stay in an Irish B&B - very different to the only other B&B we've ever stayed in, the Belvedere in Winton. The Irish B&Bs seem almost like a motel. We had our own bathroom and a basic bedroom. It felt a bit odd to be locking the bedroom door, but as we were given a key, we did. The outside door of the house remained unlocked, but we had a key to the internal door (just like Coro). The ...

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