Jurys Inn Galway
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We did indeed sleep late and almost missed our breakfast. We had no specific plan for the day other than to wander Galway's shops and pubs. Our hotel is really perfectly positioned at the end of High and Quay street, the entrance to the oldest part of the city. We overlook the Corrib River (pronouned CAR-ib with an Irish accent). I am starting to …
So apparently it is the warmest summer on record in 20 years and the group from FL were feeling every minute of it but at the same time enjoying it all. One, it is only 65 degrees, a rroaster! by Doolin/Galway standards but pretty much spring to us; Two, there is NO HUMIDITY so what do we care??? Three, We are IRELAND so a hot day in IRELAND is …
... his back. They found his skeleton while restoring the castle.
But in the rain - getting heavier all the time I wandered through the Kitchen garden then into the castle which is very plain as it is undergoing full restoration.
Then I continued on down beside Louch Derg to very pretty Mountshannon. With no sun - not great pictures but still pretty spot. Drove along and found a road saying to ...
... the hostel. They were from all over the world and some had been there for ten years. I could not imagine living in a hostel. We all went to a pub that night which was a lot of fun.
On Saturday I took the 11:30 bus to Carraroe. My cousin Ann and her husband Peadar picked me up and we went back to their house. They have a beautiful home and across the water is Tirneea where my grandmother was from. We talked all day and then her sisters came to visit as well. It ...
... to work), we have a 4 day trip booked for Spain, where we will be going to La Tomatina! For those of you who dont know, its a crazy huge tomato fight in Bunol, just outside Valencia, and it will be crazy! We're also planning to do a couple day trip somewhere close, maybe London or Scotland or something, maybe Paris? As well as whatever day trips we can do in Ireland, exciting!
So I think that is all for now, until next time, ...
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Me and 2 friends stayed here for 4 days over New Years Eve 2012/2013 and it could be the best hotel I've ever stayed it! Beautiful rooms, friendly staff who couldn't do enough to help us and fantastic breakfast! Would definitely stay here again!
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