Hotel Curracloe

Address: Curracloe, County Wexford, Province of Leinster, Ireland | Hotel
 
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Travel Blogs from Curracloe

Travelling in the rain to the ferry.

A travel blog entry by boomermaxwell on Nov 21, 2014

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Travelled the last 180 km, to Wexford, mostly in pouring rain and fog, stopping at Dungarvan for coffee - looked like an interesting harbour town - and at New Ross for lunch. Camped at the city site, on a hill overlooking the sea we have to cross tomorrow to Wales, still in pouring rain and wind. Rain and wind howled part of the night, buffeting the Boomer. Ireland has been great - family to see and so many memories as ...

To the Sea

A travel blog entry by shockergram on Sep 07, 2014

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... building fires on the headlands.  Early in the 12th century the Normans built the lighthouse which was first staffed by the monks.. The tour was interesting and view from the top beautiful. The saying, "By Hook or by Crook" originated from here. Oliver Cromwell arriving to secure the English claim to this area and considering his two options to take Waterford by "Hook or by Crook." Hook the long peninsula with the lighthouse and Crook a little village on the other ...

Episode 10

A travel blog entry by bennybeanbear on Jul 10, 2014

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... taken out and a water turbine installed to provide power for the mill. In the 1920’s people by the name of Patterson bought the mill and started making spades here, and now it’s the only surviving spade mill in the world probably, and still powered by the water turbine.

At its peak it made 171 different shaped spades, each one was for a specific purpose, several for cutting peat, and several for preparing land for potatoes and for digging the ...

Back in the land of the Irish!

A travel blog entry by hannah_jane on Aug 19, 2013

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After a crazy time in the Amsterdam airport, Sarah and I made it to Waterford! We are staying in a castle, that's right! A castle! The inside has been completely renovated so its not real rustic on the inside but it is on the outside! The castle is on an island so you have to take a 2min ferry to get to it so it really is protected by a mote lol. There was a private function on so the dining room and the bar were booked out, so Sarah and I went for a walk off the island, and found an ...

More Meanderings

A travel blog entry by berenicek on May 10, 2013

3 comments, 9 photos

... there are more reports to come - Tuesday we did the rebel tour; Wednesday the tree tour; Thursday we went to Monasterboice and Mellifont abbey; next Monday we are going to Glendalough and this weekend there is the national convention of recorder players here at All Hallows'. I hope they don't start too early in the morning.
Over the weekend I'll be doing some writing!!!! Prepare yourselves!
Love to you all , Berenice ...