Gleann Dearg B&B

Dun Chaoin Slea Head, Dunquin, Dingle Peninsula, County Kerry, Ireland | Hotel

Travel Blogs from Dunquin

Dunquin and the elusive Blaskets

A travel blog entry by fletcherclaytor


I'd hoped to go out to the Blaskets. But the weather did not permit the boats to make the effort. Instead, I visited a graveyard where several of the Blasket characters are buried. Deep holes sinking into the graves and crooked old grave stones. Two magpies and rain. Later sat at the desk in the B&B and stared out at the Blaskets--coming and …

A day in Dingle

A travel blog entry by pandmdane


... have a focus on the sea, with shells, drift wood and dolphin souvenirs. Of course, I didn't buy anything. When Mary was over it, I found our way to a nice little pub for a guinness, Mary had a scotch ... she had a few last night as well, Im starting to see a pattern here ...

At night we tried to get into the most popular seafood restaurant "out of the Blue". They are proud ...

Missing the Boat

A travel blog entry by amberandbobbi


... any) shoulder or sidewalk to walk on. Luckily, traffic wasn't bad and after walking on the road for a bit, the path wound us up into the hills around an area called Mount Eagle. Our path wrapped up and down, taking us into many more sheep farms, offering great views of the Blasket Islands and the surrounding blue waters, and revealing dozens of partially collapsed colchans, or beehive huts. Small round huts made from stone (and no mortar), these structures dotted the hillside. No ...

Dingle is a Funny Name

A travel blog entry by melepua


... I was sure to encounter. Yet, what is this? I found a tiny little room, barely the width of my kitchen, with a bench along one side of a long table and chairs up by the bar. A little leprechaun drunk man said, "Come in! Come in!" and told me to take a seat anywhere. I gathered immediately that he was the town hoot. Two guys sat in a corner and sang beautiful traditional Irish songs, no instruments, just nice harmonies. They sometimes switched off ...

Kilkenny to Dingle

A travel blog entry by ronandbarb


... We had seen the fermenting plant yesterday and thought it would be worth a try. It was OK but we’ll take the beer the next time!

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Oct 8 - 10 Dingle, Eileen Collins Kirrary B & B, Avondale Rd, 066/915-1606, Euro 33/person/night, cash onlyDingle Peninsula loop trip, Ring of Kerry, Sciuird Archaeology tour (run by Tim Collins), biking? nd-plan-your-visit/accommodation/listin ...

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This hotel, located on Dun Chaoin Slea Head, Dunquin, is near Ionad An Bhlascaoid Mhoir/The Blasket Centre, Tig Aine, Scanlon's Pet Farm, and Musaem Chorca Dhuibhne.
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