Leckavrea View Farmhouse
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... Irish hospitality couldn't have been better. Sean, Hon and I spent one afternoon traversing the ring of Kerrie, seeing the rugged coastline and sweeping views out to the ocean. Again we had to navigate the tiny roads which were as windy as the great ocean road. Amazing scenery and more empty houses in small villages. Lou decided to stay home with a few beers and Lady Chatterleys lover! The next destination Gallway which is West. A solid drive up the highways again and ...
... open, spread out and no trees. Pretty. The average population of Doolin before the famine was 500 per sq mile. We saw quite a few thatched homes, some very old one quite recently thatched, it lasts about 20yrs, they are more expensive to insure, as if struck by lightening they can catch fire! 5.45pm, Galway coach station and a 2.5km walk back to hotel. Had a good day, long tho. Took a break for an hour, kev had a sleep, then we drove to Salthill promenade to see the sun go down on Galway ...
... sunny themselves on the rocks. Since it was Father's Day, Eva (about 8) joined her dad for part of the tour. She meet her dad at the ferry with several hand made cards. While we in Ottawa had a long cold winter, Ireland had a very stormy and wet February and the resulting storm damage was quite severe. While we did not have time to visit St Benen's Church a 12 ft by 6 ft 10th century oratory lined up in a north south orientation (instead of the usual east ...
... of Connaught and Tara. It was pretty impressive, but inevitably windy and cold. Those early monks would have shivered as they prayed!
Off we continued, through more pretty Irish countryside and interesting bog country until we got to Galway and bunkered down for the evening in our seaside resort hotel, overlooking Galway Bay. We sat, me with a Guinness, which I thought I ought to drink at least once in Ireland, and Kate with a ...
On our way to lunch, we saw the beginnings of a play that showed one possible story about how Galway came to be. It involved a king (I don't remember his name, and his daughter, Galvia. She fell in the river and was lost, so the king came to where she was lost and set up a camp to wait for her return. He waited to his death, she never returned. The camp became Galway
Ard Bia Cafe and fisherman's stew, Brian ate mussels, Kait had soup, and we had a pot ...
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