The Glencarn Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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Travel Blogs from Castleblaney
... beautiful town! It is green and has all these old buildings. It is here that I find my first Catholic Cathedral-which is odd cause we are near the border. It is stunning! We walk through a shopping centre trying to find the post office-I need to post my postcards from England. Forget about Iceland or Ireland postcards-haven't even started them yet. Pete is excited because the shopping centre is called Monaghan shops-he gets some photos! I guess it would be exciting to see ...
... It was Amy's turn to pick the bedroom arrangement - she and Jessamy are in one room with everyone else in the other. After settling in, we rugged up and walked down the High St of Castleblayney to find somewhere to eat. We selected the Cosy Cafe as it was the only place open apart from pubs and fish and chip shops. There was a lot of chips included in the meals. The kids decided that they would go for a walk early in the morning if it snows ...
... rather misty, grey October afternoon and found just a few other tourists at the place. The sight of the surrounding countryside was awe-inspiring, and stretch as far as the Irish Sea.
The Hill of Slane has a very fascinating and mystical history. The mound that sits on the western part of the hill protected from view by a tree is said to be of ...
... the sheep, with an outburst of baaas the sheep advanced towards us, moving left and right depending on where the dog was approaching them from. The dog bolted side to side faster than I've ever seen another dog run. The sheep were too afraid to come near our large group, but were significantly closer than before. The man whistled once more and the dog returned to us, tongue out and tail wagging. The next portion of the trip was on the ...
... with no concrete. It'd be a feat of engineering today, let alone 5000-odd years ago. The room has been intact since it was built, and amazingly, it has also remained completely waterproof.
But the most astonishing thing is that the tombs are not just tombs, they are also a calendar. For most of the year, light does not penetrate the tomb, it is completely dark. However, at the Winter Solstice, the rising sun enters the room, lighting it up for about 17 minutes. ...