Enniscoe

Castlehill, Ballina, County Mayo, Western Ireland, Ireland | 2 star hotel
Prices starting from $173.00
 

Travel Blogs from Ballina

Episode 8

A travel blog entry by bennybeanbear

72

... tomb also contained the remains of bodies that hadn’t been cremated, in all the other the remains had been cremated before being interred. This tomb faces the rising sun on a special day that is still celebrated in this part of the world. The start of winter, 30th October, the celebration that gave rise to Halloween, and end of winter, 10th February. Those tombs at Carrowkeel are also orientated towards this tomb. L is ...

Something about a Quiet Man

A travel blog entry by sbbwebsters

12

... had. We (my sister and my mom) swam at about 7:30 in the morning, and we swam once at night with Lynn too. Mom said that we were probably going to sink to the bottom of the pool cause of all the food we have been eating ( and the gelato ), but surprisingly I didn't. Only I did seem to be best at doggy paddling at the moment. I would zoom down the lane! We swam laps for a good while, and raced some, then to the hot tubs for ...

Episode 6

A travel blog entry by bennybeanbear

47

... off to explore. L found the tourist info office, it was locked up tight so the chances of it opening this summer now seem remote, it being June. A mini map in the guide book is all she had:

The city centre is a pedestrian mall so that made things a little less dangerous for L who seems to like to stand in the middle of the road to take a photo, often with me in her coat. I can do without such thrills as nearly being run over.

L heaved a sigh of ...

Episode 5

A travel blog entry by bennybeanbear

33

... with meticulous care and work done on the foundations to stabilize them then carefully reconstructed using mortar as near to the original stuff as they could get. One transept has been fully restored and now houses a small museum but it’s not yet open for the season.

At Tarbert we visited a ‘Bridewell’ prison courthouse. This is a particular style of prison named after the one in London. It has only a few cells and there is also a ...

Episode 4

A travel blog entry by bennybeanbear

41

... village with little else but the pub. However, the most popular way over the pass is in a horse drawn cart and loads of tourists opted for this, with the result it was a real obstacle course for D to drive this way; what with cyclists stopping in the middle of the road cause they wanted a photo, hikers retying their shoe laces in the middle of the road and horse drawn carts the width of the road. Fortunately we negotiated it safely and got dirty looks from ...

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