Clarion Hotel Carrickfergus
Travel Blogs from Carrickfergus
Oh you lucky people! Here in Kenmare it's Wednesday morning and drizzling with rain that is forecast to be "persistent". As a consequence, the Ring of Kerry and the Dingle are not an option and therefore Ches has proposed that she spend a couple of hours shopping in Kenmare (here we go again) and at lunchtime drive to Killarney for the afternoon. The tourist busses should be out of Killarney by mid morning and not return till late afternoon so it could be the ...
... Though the battle was fought for England the actual fighting took place in Ireland - the famous Battle of the Boyne secured a victory for William (made king) and Protestantism in the British Isles.
We were able to get off the bus for a few minutes to take some snapshots, but the castle itself was apparently closed to the public that day. Even so - I'm pretty sure I saw some tourists in the castle windows. Perhaps the driver just wanted us to be punctual.
Being an account of a few wee fight between giants, a couple wee traditions, and a wee city that built big things. It seems we may be getting behind on our open internet correspondence, so apologies to all. I know you've been waiting with breathless anticipation these last weeks. Our latest travels have brought us first to Northern Ireland and then to Scotland. Northern Ireland was amazing, largely because we were welcomed into the home of Sonia's friend Beth from camp. ...
We are back in the Abercorn Basin in central Belfast for a week.
Viv and Sean have flown to Bristol, then bus back to Looe to attend the art exhibition of their youngest, Robin.
I am catching a ferry to Scotland Friday morning and then bussing it ...
... Carrie then took us to Belfast where we drove around and observed the murals.Murals in Northern Ireland have become symbols of Northern Ireland, depicting the region's past and present divisions. Northern Ireland contains arguably the most famous political murals.
Almost 2,000 murals have been documented in Northern Ireland since the
1970s. The murals more often ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
The facility is in need of repair, the staff is overworked bit the food is very good.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.