Downings Bay Hotel

Address: Main Street, Downings, County Donegal, Ireland | Hotel
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This hotel, located on Main Street, Downings, is near Johnstown Garden Centre and Abbeyfield Farm Country Pursuits.
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Travel Blogs from Downings

What I managed to accomplish on 2 hours of sleep

A travel blog entry by ktkadventures on Jun 05, 2015

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... as you do! 6. Drink beer! Why not add a depressant to your blood stream when jet lag already called dibs five hours ago?? You can't go to Ireland without experiencing the Guinness Factory. To not do so would be a sin according to Irish natives. We walked along the self-guided tour through seven stories of the Guinness story, which included a test tasting and free drink (of which I'm sad to report I wasted 95% of). We learned how to "pour the perfect pint" which ...


A travel blog entry by lauraapple on May 03, 2015

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... for the story of when U2 finished second in a battle of the bands type of competition there, and although they didn't win, they did score a record deal. In celebration of this occasion the band went across the road to a hotel to have drinks to celebrate but the hotel refused them entry. Bono said at the time "Once I'm rich and famous I'll buy this place" and when he did get rich and famous, he did go back and buy the hotel, and numerous other bars and clubs in ...

Return to base - the journey home

A travel blog entry by themcgee on Apr 02, 2015

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... for around $10. Although a bit expensive, it came in a large container, so I has no complaints about the amount of food they served.

Once suitably fed and watered, I wandered over to the departure gate and inquired if the flight was full. Unfortunately they said it was. I was hoping it was half empty and I might be able to move my seat for free to one at an emergency exit. When you are almost 6'5", having to sit in ...


A travel blog entry by sportsmedicine on Jan 11, 2015

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... totally worth it for the experience! Then we went to the Jervis Center Shopping Mall. We only went to Forever 21 because they closed at 6:30. The store was massive like H&M but this time only 3 stories but had so many clothes. It is just crazy to think that we have the same thing back home but the clothes are totally ...

Incredible, Interesting Ireland

A travel blog entry by brendasjoy on Oct 26, 2014

2 comments, 30 photos

... Early Medieval monastic settlement founded in
the 6th century by St Kevin, a hermit priest. The ruins and cemetery seem to
hold the energy of its time in spite of the visitors. It could be due to the
setting, so much a part of the raw landscape which supported it and refuses to
be softened and tamed. Then we drove through an area of bleak but beautiful
peat hags called Sally Gap. The moorlands overlooking craggy valleys are simply

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