Travel Blogs from Leenane
... guy, and Music Festival Going Businessman. With some ice cream along the way, some badass signs, loads of smiles, laughs, and waves from the Irish, and nine extremely helpful strangers, we found our way to Westport just in time for dinner at Cozy Joes.
After some stop n shops, grocery shopping, and wandering around, we winded down in the hostel. Tomorrow, we bike along the railway to Achill ...
... very scenic alpine country, reminding us of Scotland, before continuing on back to Galway. Here, we met a local guide, Connor, who took us on a walking tour of the medieval city. Connor has a Masters in Archaeology and is currently doing a PHD in Astronomy/Archaeology so he was a very clever fellow with a lot of ...
... here which majority would be "Connelly's". There was a wishing well which Noel tells us that the people of the area would come to a pray to Flannán mac Toirrdelbaig who was an Irish saint who lived in the 7th century and was the son of an Irish chieftain, Turlough of Thomond. There was money near the well which people had left for Saint Flannán. Stuart said we had to leave behind some money but we didn't have any coins. He goes to me, "we have to leave ...
... to get hungry as we had been driving around all afternoon site seeing. We headed back to Kings Bar, Clifden for dinner and music. When we arrived home, Noel was excited to have found the movie 'The Field". I was glad, but told him I would see it before we leave as I was going to bed. They always look at me as I'm strange when I say that as they never go to bed before midnight. I climbed into bed and it was still daylight at ...
... out I had no idea about so much. For one, Irish, or Gaelic, football is actually a real thing, at least in the same way Canadian football is a real thing, meaning it is wildly popular within its own country, yet generally considered fictitious and amusing to everyone else. Then there is hurling, another popular Irish sport, at least judging by the 6 pages it warranted daily in the newspapers, but one I can barely begin to describe, seeming to be somewhat of a cross ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsLeenane Hotel
Lovely hotel, nice views, excellent breakfast, ensuite, no WIFI in room but downstairs.
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