Killary Lodge

Derrynasliggaun, Leenane, County Galway, Western Ireland, Ireland | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Leenane

Episode 8

A travel blog entry by bennybeanbear

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... beautiful piece of ancient literature. It’s story is told in a few specially dedicated rooms in Trinity college library building. Upstairs in this building is the library with bookshelves on either side of a central hall two stories high. L tried to get some photos however, as no flash photography was allowed they come out somewhat blurred. The room is magnificent:

St Patricks Cathedral isn’t near as impressive as others we ...

Something about a Quiet Man

A travel blog entry by sbbwebsters

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... Today we didn't go straight here, we kind of tooted around Connemara to take in our surroundings. We crossed over the Quiet Man's Bridge, ate at Quiet Man's Cafe, and talked about the movie that was filmed there, called The Quiet Man. John Wayne starred in it, and I have no idea who he is, but adults should know. Kids these days only know pop stars and new movies. Well, we have had a long travel day, so see ya! - ...

Episode 5

A travel blog entry by bennybeanbear

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... I sat with the judge for a photo, no way was I going to sit in the dock with the prisoner, he got transported to New South Wales for offending some nobleman. Upstairs was the prison officers quarters where he and his family lived. In the mid 1800’s in the time of the Irish famine he got paid 10 a year and accommodation, it was good pay then. The Irish population during that time were in dire straits and many committed offences that were punished ...

Episode 4

A travel blog entry by bennybeanbear

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... 8216;corbelling’. It involves laying the stones in such a way that the water runs off them and doesn’t go inside the structure. It is really very clever, and they call these ancient people, primitive:

Also built by this corbelling method is the Gallarus Oratory. The stone work here is beautiful. It is believed to date from the 9th century, though there is some debate, it may be a century or two more modern. In shape it resembles ...

Ca'Nuck of the Irish

A travel blog entry by dinojay2

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... course, we were also planning to do some hiking so we had our really big rain jackets, too.

In a cultural sense, Ireland was fairly surprising. Irishisms (can you believe that word doesn't create any sort of stir with the Word spellchecker?) are so prevalent the world over - Irish pubs, St. Patrick's Day, leprechauns, potatoes, shaved head/track suit combos, more Irish pubs, green boxer shorts - that I've always felt like I had a pretty good handle on things. But ...

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