Mount Falcon Estate
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- Continental Breakfast
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Tennis Court
- Concierge desk
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So we took couple of days and left our home here in lovely Co. Leitrim and went to see Westport. We bought bus tickets from the internet. There it didn't say that we have to change buses. Of course we were super surprised when the bus driver said that we have to change. It was his first time on this route so he wasn't sure where. Well, some lady on the bus said that we have to change in Charlestown (we shouldn't have done that, though...) We got off in Charlestown and ...
... re not so old,you may know it as a protest song by U2. Listen to the lyrics to appreciate the angst of an oppressed people. Ireland has made strides toward peace recently and it's marked by a footbridge called the Peace Bridge across the Lagan River. As we walked the bridge we overheard a young woman talking on her mobile; "I'm on the F....ing Peace Bridge. I'll be home soon." Peace is one thing; forgetting is another. More on Derry later. It has quite a ...
... parking when we arrived in Westport. Geraldine was so unfazed by the whole issue of parking that we realized all would unfold as it should! She told us that she and her husband had lost all their savings in the Irish recession but were hoping to be able to sell their guesthouse in the next year or two. None of their three children is interested in taking on the business. This is understandable as it's a 24/7 ...
... steep part we met a young couple who were just about to start up. Off they went up and off we went down. Just as we came to the very bottom of the hill, suddenly there appeared the couple having ascended and descended in the time it took us to do only the bottom descent. They had RUN the entire descent. I was astounded. The woman explained that they had been to a wedding and had been partying over a few days and they had felt the need to purge their bodies. Oh, to be young and ...
... polluted river Liffey didn’t look at all bad and is crossed by several traffic bridges and there is a walkway along the bank. Feeling very tired we all made our way back to the car and headed off to find a place to camp. Not a spot of rain all day:
Now it’s back to the ‘back roads of Ireland’ and more castles, churches, abbeys, friarys etc: Being another fine day we took a lovely walk though the Kinnitty forest park. ...