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A bar by the lough that meets the Atlantic We are sitting by the golf course off the Lough. Ahhhhh feel the relax Solana I only have one thing to say RELAX!
Kevin and Garry shared reminisences as they walked along and Kevin told the children stories of the fisherman and how they used to string the nets between the three poles near the beach and wait until the salmon swam upstream to be caught.
As the morning went on, the farther we walked, the more the mist burned away and we began to see patches of blue in the grey. We walked over the Castle Bridge and Kevin showed us the spot ...
... After unpacking and a relax at our Hotel, the Harbour Inn, we went to catch up for dinner with Kevin at the Drift Inn, where there is always a band to hear and good craic to enjoy.
We had another delicious dinner (woe to my waistline!) and a great chat over drinks in the bar. It had been a big day however, and as the band didn't start to play until ten, the kids and I left the boys to do their catching up and headed off to bed. Garry told me the band was great!
Before leaving Westport we took a drive to the harbour for an early morning view of Croagh Patrick, Ireland's highest mountain at 2510m. It looked stunning bathed in sunshine with the chapel gleaming on the peak. Encouraged by this, we decided to drive out to Murrisk and walk a little way up the path. This is one climb that will have to wait, as there just wasn't time for Alan to add the challenge of the 3 hour climb, so we just enjoyed the wonderful view across the ...
Interesting city, Derry. It's long history of battles, sieges, Luftwaffe bombings, and more recent confrontations between Irish Nationalists and British soldiers is, one would hope, on a more peaceful path. Our tour director, who once worked in the City Hall, told us that the Hall has often been mistaken for a church given its design and the fact that it features a huge pipe organ ...