Lismore House Hotel
Travel Blogs from Lismore
... and it was big stone ruins... So pretty! I cannot describe how special it is to gaze across the green fields and to see a ruined stone abbey from the 1100s. So awesome. There was also a cemetery around the church which people could still be buried in today (though only five people left alive who still can). There was also lots of Celtic crosses as opposed to the Latin cross on the gravesides. Sadly our photos, especially of the ruined abbey, do not to the ...
... there were alot of us, and it was actually very interesting! The professor has a very strong Irish accent, so it was hard to understand him at times, but it wasn't too bad after a while because I got used to it. Going in I didn't know exactly what Folklore was, but basically it's the "doings and sayings of the ordinary people." It seems like it's going to be a very cool class talking about all of the traditions and festivals of Ireland, which is really cool :) ...
... live pretty close together or they live in extended families. If a family member leaves for study (school) then they will try their hardest to make it back for any kind of holidaysor any special occasions. The houses look big on the outside but since I've been here I've noticed that there are many families that rent apartments to live in. The houses there used to be bungalows but since the 1900's but ...
... given a top notch commentary along the way.
First stop was atop the mountain ranges of the Knockmeal Downs to look out over Co. Tipperary, parts of which were cloaked in mist. Even though the day was overcast, it kind of added to the beauty of the scenery, though we were assured that had it been a clear day, it would have been even more breath-taking, though I just can't imagine anything more beautiful than the countryside we ...
Upon waking I recognized the loss of my cell phone was not the end of the world and I could deal with the situation regardless and would not let this affect the trip or everyone's joy over the prior day.
I mentioned to the B&B owners the loss of the phone and helpful as ever, they called the bar owners to see if they’d located it and also arranged for me to go there and look in person. Unfortunately, it was not in either place from ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking