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 ...
... a silly game machine that made noise all night
Woke up at 515 and headed through security for our plane
Arrived in Dublin around 815 and rented a car.
Picked up our little Ford focus and our mirrored driving experience was on its way to Galway
Ate lunch at a fish and chips shop in Galway on shop street
Toured Shop street.
... with a dance floor! They had a steady stream of bright coloured lights swirling around the troom and they played some pretty sweet retro music that we danced the night away to. I may or may not have enjoyed some delicious Balmers cider that night as well. Our lovely (and cute) body guard, aka David, walked me back home to the hostel at 4 am and I went straight to bed. We had to be up early the next morning to take advantage of the amazingly delicious free ...
... been here since then... truly incredible. Still leaves me wondering how bad it must have been, or what would have compelled a father and mother to leave friends and family behind, and as far as I know, never to have returned, for a whole new different life. Very incredible experience I have to say. Thats enough from me. The day itself has been an incredible experience, again as we learned to roam around, having to retrain our brains to ride a segway that once ...