Lansdowne Arms Hotel
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Today was our longest drive, 3.5 hours from Kenmare to Doolin. Some big roads and more "goat roads" as Tim has taken to calling them. Instead of going the long way up to Limerick, we crossed the River Shannon on a car ferry at Tarbert which landed us at Kilrush. Both were charming little towns but not much to offer. We have discovered that no …
... we made our first stop for gas ("petrol") in a little service station across from a church where a wedding was being held. Dearbhorgaill/Shanna requires diesel fuel. There was no place at the pump to insert a credit card and we had no idea what we were doing. Tom went into the station and said to the attendant, "Excuse me, but I am an American, and I have no idea how to operate the gas pump." The man could not have been nicer. He came out from around the counter ...
... in 1841 and served the community till 1932 when it was replaced by a new concrete bridge. The town has been a winner in the Irish Tidy Towns Competition in 2013, 2000 and was a runner-up in 2003 and 2008. The Catholic Church in the town is called "The Holy cross".
... in a lovey b&b at the top of a hill and had views of the city. I walked and walked to try and find the observatory but gave up and turned around. Just so happens that If i walked another 5 mins I would've gotten there. Cork is different to the other cities. The streets are wide and it has a very chilled out vibe. I only stayed one night but could have stayed loner to explore.
Then, back to Dublin. I feel a ...
I have to thank my mom for spending so much time putting together an amazing itinerary for our holiday in Ireland. She did a ton of research to determine where we should go and booked us the best hotels and holiday homes. I really appreciate the time she takes for both going on family vacations and planning them. For my last leg of the trip we stayed in Kenmare for 5 nights and did day trips from Kenmare. Kenmare is small town on the bay know for its shopping.