North County House
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... Chase and Laura got very silly doing gymnastics on the lawn. When we returned to the car Laura suggested that we put one of the bikes upside down on the bike rack to make them all fit better. It did seem to work but then the front tire of that bike was sticking really far up in the air. All of a sudden I remembered that the parking lot had an overhead gate with a very low clearance, but fortunately the gates were open! We drove to Killarney to pick up a couple of things to ...
... in an anticlockwise direction, through the towns of Glenbeigh and Cahersiveen with some scenic coastal views, but it was difficult to get photos as we were on the wrong side of the bus. We had a stop for tea and scones near Cahersiveen before continuing on through the beachside town of Waterville. We finally stopped for photos at high point looking back to Waterville as well as further in the direction we were travelling. ...
... owners in 1861 had a two night visit from Queen Victoria. It took him 6 years to prepare the house for the tour and it sent him bankrupt. He was hoping to get a title from the Queen but, not long after her visit, her husband died and she went into years of mourning for him, so any chance of a title died with the death of Prince Albert. (Is that an example of Murphy's Law or what?)
Offfor some pub grub and craic this evening.
... ice cream before we headed onto the bus and back to the hotel. We had an early night as after dinner we had time to relax around the hotel and catch up its friends, and if you are me-- do some much needed laundry, All in all, today was a great day and I'm so glad I could share if with my awesome delegates.
Riley, an OK ...
... on the lawns outside the castle (which by the way are MASSIVE).
In the late afternoon we hit the road again for Killarney. None of us really knew what to expect but we have been told it is the best looking part of Ireland. When we arrived in the early afternoon I was not at all disappointed - this area is stunning. I hate to always draw comparisons to home but it really does remind me of New Zealand's South Island although unlike NZ it's not in the middle of nowhere - ...
Other places to stay in Listowel
The Square, Listowel | Hotelfrom $161