Dun A Ri House Hotel
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... 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. ...
... dating from the 18th century, it's a sad reminder of humanity's need to mark their territory. The tomb is incredibly impressive. You can feel the age in the cold stones. There is a sense of otherworldliness and I am keenly aware of the passage of time and history that this monument has been witness to. We walk around the tomb and discover more carvings. The tomb exhibits an aura of mystery and I almost feel like we're trespassing on the ancients. As we leave the ...
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 ...
... few hours to this by putting our car on the ferry to visit Valentia Island. Checked out the Tetrapods tracks from over 300 million years ago as well as the Grotto and great views from the mountain on the island. Had a nice meal with a view and Irish music along the cliffs of the ring before getting home very late. Our host heard us pull up so we had to recap the day before getting to bed very very late! Today after another yummy breakfast we drove 4 hours to just north of ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Free parking