Hylands Burren Hotel
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- Breakfast Available
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Non-smoking hotel
- High-speed internet in room
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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 ...
... process is also much more formal here. You are given an assigned seat, you are in a large room with other people taking different exams and the professor isn't necessarily there… I could not hear the person on the microphone giving the instructions during my first exam and therefore I did everything wrong. The worse was when the exam was over… You aren't allowed to leave in the last 30 mins of the exam and I finished like 15 ...
... keep on my own. He then stood there and told us that he thinks those kids were about to, errrm, well, let’s just say they were up to no good. They went off into the garage, instead, which was the next room over behind a thin door. Then he exclaimed, “Where is my duvet? They have my [expletive] duvet!” So he opened the door to the garage, demanded the duvet from the kids, and brought it back to our basement. I crashed on the side of the ...
... the show. But I sneaked a couple and mom didn’t hear that, so she took a lot.
After the banquet, we had an hour drive to get back to Doolin. Mom had to drive because they’d had pitchers of wine sitting on our tables. So of course I had a few glasses. We actually had these cute little goblets and they were selling them in the gift shop, so I bought a couple.
By the time we got back to Doolin, it was almost 9 pm so we ...