Pontoon Bridge Hotel

Pontoon, Foxford, County Mayo, Western Ireland, Ireland | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $72.00
 

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Episode 8

A travel blog entry by bennybeanbear

72

... has recently been partially restored and some rooms are open for viewing though not with the original furniture that was in the house. Still there are some beautiful pieces that L would have liked to have put in her pocket to take home. Two or three really nice Queen Anne style chests: Queen Anne style is much more plain and simple in design than many other styles.

On the top floor of the house was a display of farming implements and tools. L ...

Something about a Quiet Man

A travel blog entry by sbbwebsters

12

Today we left our big hotel rooms and headed on the road to go to Westport, Ireland. We went to Cong. We went to quiet man's bridge, where a famous movie called The Quiet Man. We tooted around and had lunch. Then we finally arrived at our B and B and got set up. We headed to the town and went shopping for a little and had a nice dinner. We went into a pub owned by Matt Molley who plays flute in the band called The ...

Episode 5

A travel blog entry by bennybeanbear

33

... Construction started on the castle soon after the Normans landed in Ireland in the late 1100’s. It is one of about 1200 they constructed here and it took around 30 years to build. It’s situated right on the bank of the River Meigue. The river is tidal at this point but the water is fresh being some 10 miles inland.

Very little of what we can see is the original castle, like most castles it was continually altered and added to by each owner ...

Episode 4

A travel blog entry by bennybeanbear

41

... in force. On the narrow roads D often has to pull off to the side to let another car pass in the opposite direction, with the tour busses that can be even more of a challenge. One place they didn’t get fortunately was to Stague Stone fort. On that road it would have been a nightmare. Again I was confined to the car as the rain was tipping down.

This fort dates from the pre-Christian early AD period, around 100-200AD. It had walls 6m high, 4m ...

A day of contrasts

A travel blog entry by janet_and_ron

3

... Garda. We were quietly walking along the footbath, when out raced this big vehicle at speed (and without looking). Thankfully we saw it all happening in time to stop.

The weather has been crazy - it started off fine, but cold (16), then by the time we arrived in Westport it was sunny and lovely. We had walked back to the B&B about 4.30 and thought maybe we could hear thunder. Ron came inside, and I decided ...

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