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- Continental Breakfast
- Breakfast Available
- Non-smoking rooms
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
TripAdvisor Reviews Muskerry Arms Blarney
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... rest of the day was mostly driving through very hilly countryside as we skirted the SW coast. Some obligatory stops to "stretch," which is polite talk for take a pee and shop in some gift shops. We stopped in Skibbereen for pub grub, but the town turned out to be the least impressive we have seen so far. It just seemed to be run down. Maybe just me.
About 3:00 we realized that we ...
... go down this little alley way that has a sign that tells us not to enter, but I guess it is ok after hours. While Jen is talking to the gatekeeper, two girls come out the gate. So we were not the last.
At this point, we are starving. Just a ways down the road is a McDonalds, but we head to this shopping mall area instead. There we find an Eddie Rockets which is like a Johnny Rockets or a Steak and Shake in the US. I am all set to get ...
... as well as their cousins from Gortnakilla (Florence, Daniel..........five cousins) possibly travelled to Liverpool and left from there. However, the White star line is famous for two things. The departure of the titanic in 1914, and the sinking of the Luisitana by a German u boat in 1915. It was interesting to see the conditions in the steerage class, which many of our ancestoers would have had to purchase for their voyage, which would have lasted up to 3 months. ...
... O'Donohue's) inside. The first night we listened to music at Scruffy's for a while before heading to bed.
I have to say a few words about our tour group and tour directors at this point. We ended up travelling with a GREAT group of people. Everyone was on the tour to have a good time, which made for a great comeraderie on the bus, at the attractions, at meals, and of course at the pubs ...
... 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 ...