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Ok - so we left Ballyshannon on our way to Westport. Great ocean views and a lot of cattle/sheep. Great ride - I really like Sliago area - the town of Innisscone has some great beaches.
So we are now in Westport - having dinner on the quay - tomorrow night we head to the pub by the name of Matt Molloy - owned by the Chieftains - if I have to tell you who the Chieftains are - well - you are not Irish nor do you like Van Morrison.
Well we left Bunbeg in the rain - stopped in Ardara to shop for woolen items
Headed to Ballyshannon - a very old town started by the Vikings - had a great dinner at Nivana
Mai Kelly's place was great - although at first blush a little out of the ...
This morning I saw the lovely Margaret off to her business meeting (the reason for this trip) and headed off for a drive around Lough Gill. Although there was misty rain it in no way detracted from the stunning scenery. My first stop was a Holy Well at Tobernalt and the silence in the forest was cathedral like. Obviously a popular spot with pilgrims there were the remains of many candles that had been lit ...
... min drive along the N17. The hotel is set in pleasant grounds with beds of brightly coloured begonias. It is a busy hub for local conferences and the restaurant and bar are well patronised. There is also a leisure centre that was available for our use. I swam as much as the frozen shoulder would allow and then chilled out in the 'jacuzzi'. Very refreshing.
We ate chicken burgers in the hotel and ...
... buried her standing up at the ready for battle. Archaeologists believe it may really date back to 3000 BC, but who is to say that Queen Maeve was not tucked into an existing monument? It is considered bad luck to remove a stone from the cairn, and good luck to take one up the hill with you to deposit on it.
For more of the legend go to:
One of our included suppers at our ...
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