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... rival the Cliffs of Moher further up the coast. Jo and I walked for a couple of hours, hardly seeing another soul, just a few cows! Next we made our way towards Galway and the stunning Connemara region. Again we stayed on the Atlantic coast in a little village called Spiddal. Again great local seafood and music at the local pub. That takes us up to today. We drove through Connemara and have ended the day in a little village near Athlone. Absolutely ...
... 45 minutes from Derry to where our next farm is. We are right on the border of North Ireland and the Republic of Ireland, and so we sense a lot of tension in certain matters, namely religon as you can imagine. We visited the Giants Cuaseway which is not that far from here. We also met a nice Christian couple that have taken us to bible study and taken us out to see Malin Head, the very northernly point in Ireland. It ...
... ladies up
there they would still refuse. Poor guy must’ve been really, really ugly. After
the cliffs we head through a different type of Irish landscape. The Burren’s I
think they are called and it is a large expanse of limestone that covers a
massive amount of area. It is an odd picture seeing such rocky plateaus in
amongst such lively greenery. We didn’t stay for long but the sight is quite
incredible. The next stop is our lunch break in a ...
... Wayne and Maureen O'Hara made a movie here "The Quiet Man". It's a pretty little town more like what I expected to see. Oscar Wilde's parents lived nearby. There's an Abbey in ruins from the 1500's. We're in Connemara where the most Gaelic speakers live. Most schools still teach it. Connemara's dry stone walls are called lace walls as you can see through them. The orange flowers on the roadside are called London Pride - lillies and very pretty but hard ...
... it's journey) also participated in the festival. Next year I'd love to check out the Roscommon Lamb Festival leading up to Easter!
For me, May is the start of festival season in Ireland! This year I attended two of my favourite festivals, the Smithwick's Kilkenny Rhythm and Roots Festival and the Cathdral Quarter Arts Festival in Belfast. Both were phenominal outpourings of the talent of the island and there was even a bit of overlap in ...