Dun A Ri House Hotel

Address: Station Road, Kingscourt, County Cavan, Ireland | Hotel
 
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      Catch a glimpse of the Gargoyle

      A travel blog entry by jetsettermike on Oct 28, 2014

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      ... It was probably the entombment mound of Sláine, the Fir Bolg King.

      The mound also has fascinating alignments with other prehistoric sites, and in mythology may have an astronomical connection.

      I had great fun exploring the ruins; lookout for the carving of a reptilian dragon, see if you can catch a glimpse of the gargoyle staring at you.
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      Our Irish lunch special of the day was...

      A travel blog entry by laurenmichaud on Oct 05, 2014

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      ... dessert? HEAVEN. Hazelnut cheesecake with fresh Irish cream and raspberry drizzle. It was so damn delicious I even allowed Lare to include this hideous picture of me so you could vicariously enjoy it, too.

      At the end of our meal, we succumbed to trying a raisin scone as well, with fresh butter, cream and strawberry jam. Oh. my. God.

      On the Barrista Lunch Menu Board, the Beef Lasagne, ...

      Trim Castle & Braveheart (Wallace Part 2)

      A travel blog entry by laurenmichaud on Oct 05, 2014

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      ... in 1993. Braveheart was filmed there in 1994. The castle and grounds were opened to the public in 2000.

      As was evident from the discussion of William Wallace, war and defense were of paramount interest in ensuring the survivability of the local noble and his family. Just to the left over that guard rail is a hole in the gound, what's known as an "Oubliette," derived form the French word oublier, meaning "to forget." It is a iron-barred grate over ...

      Day 14.. driving from the very north to Trim...

      A travel blog entry by taralynne on May 12, 2012

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      ... off on a wild goose chase to find the HIll of Tara.. it was the spiritual and political high seat for the kings of Ireland around 11 AD. it was the Celts that lived there. now its a bunch of hills but they are excavating. a local in Galway told us they have been there looking for the Arc of the Covenant.. WOW... by this time it was after 6pm and we were worn out. headed for Trim.. Trim castle is where they filmed Braveheart so I wanted to see it but it ...

      A bit of whiskey and a stay at a castle

      A travel blog entry by storguson on Apr 02, 2012

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      ... in the 19th Century. The current distillery contains the oldest working pot still in the world and has a cooperage on show for all visitors

      As you can only imagine, we were both anxious to taste some of their fine whiskey. We thought we'd never get through the tour.

      Well, you may have guessed, we put a glass to our lips, and that was the end of that! Some awful tasting liquid that neither of us could ever acquire a taste for. There were ...