Travel Blogs from Dundalk
We motored for 10.5 hours against the breeze in a lumpy sea. It was an uncomfortable ride and no one ate much for lunch.
Carlingford (the town) is a 15 minute walk from the marina, but I was nursing a sore knee so I stayed in board.
The Mourne Mountains to the North have some great walking, but we are just here for the night.
... hope the photos do it justice.
So - What is Tara? I'm just going to copy a little info from
The Hill of Tara, known as Temair in Gaelic, was once the ancient seat of power in Ireland – 142 kings are said to have ...
... in Belfast. Traffic was diverted from the main streets in most towns. Made our drive to Londonderry interesting! While in Kilkeel we visited the village that John's grandmother came from, the pier where they would have caught the boat when they left Ireland, and also the family grave of the siblings left ...
... handed. Next stop was Dundalk for the night. This meant we needed to head back the way we came and then past Dublin. Hit Dublin right on rush hour. Managed to get through it, even during a downpour! Three toll roads on our route back up the country. Stayed at a lovely BB in Dundalk. Our host drove us to the local restaurant as we "might be washed away in the rain". Also there is a zero limit for drink-driving! Had a very nice meal and then tried to walk it off on the way ...
... New Stone Age) passage tombs of New Grange, Knowh, and Dowth are located. There are 40 mounds in this area but the two largest mounds that are excavated are Knowth and New Grange. They were built around 3200 B.C. which is 1000 years before the Pyramids in Egypt and 500 years before Stone Henge were built. There is a winter solstice phenomenon in the large mound at New Grange ...
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