Mulranny Park Hotel
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Monday, July 28
Being abnormally prepared for our trip, our last morning in Moone took off nicely. We had some cereal and breakfast potatoes (that would turn out to last us until 8pm, with an ice cream cone part way through). We mozyed around waiting for Jenny, talking with Ben and Victoria, and eventually chatting with Karl. He snapped our photo to add to his growing collection of WorkAwayers. ...
... s are buried. We first headed to a monument recognising the site and achievement of British aviators Alcock and Brown, whom made the first non-stop transatlantic flight in June 1919. They flew a modified World War I Vickers Vimy bomber from St. John's, Newfoundland, to Clifden. The Secretary of State for Air, Winston Churchill, presented them with the Daily Mail prize for the first crossing of the Atlantic Ocean in 'less than 72 consecutive hours'. Noel's Aunty Katie told Noel ...
... during World War I. The nuns continued to offer education to Catholic girls, opening an international boarding school and establishing a day school for local girls. They were forced to close the school in June 2010. The Benedictine community has restored the Abbey's gardens and Cathedral with donations and local artisans in order to be a self-sustaining estate. Both Stuart and I thought looking at the castle just didn't look ...
Woke to rain about 10am, kids didn't stir till about 11. Michelle and Noel were shocked they have not slept that late before, it was a big day yesterday. We all moved very slowly, which Stuart and I didn't mind since we have been of the go since 1 July. Michelle, kids and I decided we would go to Walsh's cake shop in Clifden, while Noel and Stuart went fishing. Lucky we brought them home a steak and stout pie for ...
... swimming, picnicking and flying kites. Michelle and I we were the only two not to swim. The kids and guys had a wonderful time swimming. Rhian was so excited about the huge waves. When I explained that the waves in Australia were a lot bigger he was amazed. A lovely day, finished with Michelle cooking us a baked pork ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center