The Glencarn Hotel
Travel Blogs from Castleblaney
Belfast What a day. We began our day at Kate's B&B sharing breakfast with an American couple. They were headed for Bushmill’s distillery to do the tour. They had no idea that the Giant’s Causeway even existed. They thought they could drive the coastal route to Bushmills, and then south again to Shannon Airport to arrive for an evening meeting. I suggested that they should see the Giant’s Causeway – and wished them luck.
We headed ...
We went to Bru Na Boinne today, one of the most famous bits of Ireland. The funny part is when we tried to talk to the locals this past week:
"Oh, so where'll yous be going after dis?"
"Well, we're planning on going to Bru Na Boyne and I'm not sure where else"
So theoretically, it's all big and famous! But, I figured it was one of those things ...
... site at Knowth was impressive and the artwork on the large kerb stones was really well preserved. There were many smaller passage tombs, called satellite tombs, crowded around the main tomb which made for an interesting landscape. We were also allowed to walk on top of the main tomb to see the rest of the valley at Knowth. Next we went to the Newgrange site which, unlike Knowth had a perfectly intact interior ...
... font, and the traditional candles. It was absolutely beautiful. We took some time to reflect not really religiously but to reflect upon the sacrifice that people had made to keep their beliefs. Trues heros in my book. There was no stain glass nor any gold trim. Still the best church ever. We head straight for Cavan. This festival is huge. We get parked in town at the back of a church. To be sure it wont get robbed in there. We have a good look around and see ...
... And i did not look at the car report ahead of time, so it must be my fault. (I still didn't verify either.) Mom wanted a new duvet cover. We split up and agreed upon 45 minutes. Mom found what she was looking for and a bit more weight has been added to our luggage. We returned to the car and continued driving. We were on the motorway for nearly 2 hours before Phillip took us off on small lanes, totally a short cut, but not the ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center