Park House Hotel
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Before leaving for Athlone we did the Benbulben trail walk and attended a harvest fair at Lisadell House. Stall owners were selling everything from seaweed, cakes, beer, hats etc. we purchased a couple of original Irish caps hand made in Donegal. There were food stalls and music, a real country feel. A relaxing day in the Athlone area. Our morning was taken up with a visit to Clonmacnoise, an important religious site in Ireland. It began with a monk called Ciaron who ...
... film on Irish castles so ended up seeing all the ones in the area anyway. Photography was excellent! Stopped in Athelone for tea & scones. Despite Sissy's best attempt to direct us otherwise, we ended up at an entry to a shopping mall. We found our way out and circled an old church in the town square, then popped into a treasure shop to find souvenirs. We also found linen tablecloths & napkins from a trad home ...
We drove from Galway to Athlone which isn't far so we took our time, detoured and stopped off at a couple of places. We spotted an impressive ruin at a place called Galwayclare which turned out to have been a 13th century Franciscan friary. Then we stopped at a place called Longford to investigate a very imposing steeple and were amazed to find a magnificent Cathedral (see pictures). It was called St Mel's after a 5th century saint. The ...
... yesterday blog. We both laughing, I said it was a good radio prog, they are reading all these funeral notices, complete with "house private in morning" someone else is reposing at a rest home. Unbelievable!! Good entertainment tho. When it's read out with their accent, it's like a joke. Finally drove into car park at 11.15am, overcast but 19.5*, very warm. We both thought the Ploughing ...
... on to the ancient Neolithic tomb tunnels at Newgrange - Bru an Boinne - built 3,500BC - took between 10 and 60 years to build. A tour guide allows you to enter 19 metres into the hill to a central chamber constructed from layers of huge stones balanced and angled with smaller stones between each layer with a massive cap stone at the top. Quite an unbelievable engineering and construction effort pre-dating the pyramids and ...