Hylands Burren Hotel
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10/18 - We had a nice drive from Westport - on 10/19 we visited the Burren and spent time at the Visitor Centre - it was great - very informative and there is a lot of pre-roman Christian places. Remember - Christianity was in Ireland before good old St Pat arrived.
10/19 - we visited the cliffs of Moher - nice
10/18 - had dinner in great Italian restaurant on Ballyvaughnan - Uncle Mike got his ...
... and in 1954 it was bought by Christobel Lady Ampthill who finished the restoration and lived there until 1982. They now hold medieval banquets there with poetry readings.
On our way to Galway we stop to have lunch at a little place called Morans of the Weir. This is a little place we heard about back in Dingle. This place has been here since the 1700's serving the local fishermen. It is mostly seafood, but the lunch sandwiches were just great.
After this ...
... to open the festivities.
Just off the main street we found Lisdoonvarna’s other claim to fame, far more up our street, the Burren Smokehouse, where for several generations the Curtin family have been smoking locally caught Atlantic salmon. Of course we could not resist buying some for our lunch that day. Delicious.
That afternoon we drove into the Burren proper, heading for the ...
... Denmark, Belgium and Connecticut). All the international students are very eager to met new people since they have came to Ireland by themselves also. The good news is that there are over 600 international students studying in Galway this semester. I look forward to meeting lots of international students and traveling around Europe and Ireland with them.
This weekend I will be heading to the Aran Islands with Elizabeth, Kylie and others. Look for pictures later this weekend!
... few days and Danny provided his contact information in case I needed anything and invited me to contact him if I was ever in Australia. Harrison and I listened to the brilliant music for a couple of hours before calling it a night. As we were leaving who else walks into the pub but the couple from Switzerland I had also met in Dingle Town! It really is a small world! Day Aon Cheann Deag De - The Burren and the Cliffs of ...