Glasson Stone Lodge
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... was built around 1425. During the 16th and 17th century it was an important stronghold of the O'Briens – kings and later earls. The castle is entered by a drawbridge and has three floors, each consisting of a single great room or hall and furnished with items from the 15th and 16th century.
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... way a good experience when you're traveling (it had better be for the amount of money it cost you). And in the end, I finally got to Cong! The first striking thing about it is that at the T-intersection at which you could turn right to get to Cong, there's a castle! Beautiful and magnificent, this edifice welcomes you to the ficitional town of Innisfree from "The Quiet Man," and it sure is eery and beautiful like the movie depicts it! Sister Regina, did you actually go there? ...
After a very late night last night I literally rolled out of bed just in time to get breakfast before it shut at 1030. We then had a slow rest of the morning getting ready for the day and playing around on the Internet before we eventually had the energy to head off and do something. The first stop was to be the Kilmainham jail and it took us almost an hour to walk there (unexpected as the map was totally not to scale). It was a nice walk though as all the first section ...
... has contributed to this strengthened connection between these genres on the island. July for us in Belfast is somewhat dominated by the parading season of the Twelfth, now known as Orange Fest. The centralised celebrations have offered a unique and fun day out in the past few years and would make a great experience for anyone interested in the history of the island, peace studies, and naturally - anyone with Scots-Irish or Ulster-Socts roots!
... seemed to be a little overpriced. We ended up settling for some yummy Indian food that we took back to our little pub and ate it while we watched Usain Bolt win the 100m final. We finally settled down quite early in the evening and hit the hay for our final leg of our Ireland road trip. It was a funny sleeping arrangement as we only had single beds in each room and each room only had 2, so Holly and Giv decided to have a girls night in and Adam and I took the two singles upstairs.
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