Ballykisteen Hotel and Golf Resort
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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The rain is streaming down, the darkness swallows everyone whole. The shrieking siren wails, competing with the wails of the villagers. No amount of preparation can prepare you for this. The ever dreaded possibility has come to pass, it's time to run, run for your lives, run for your future, run like you've never run before.
Disaster brings out the best and the worst in everyone. Can we really leave, will we ...
... famous and historic horse breeding industry in Ireland, followed closely by a light lunch in the Japanese gardens, which surround the horse farm.
At the end, we arrived back in Dublin at our beginning point and we settled in for our final night’s entertainment which was a delightful show of traditional Irish cabaret including an extremely funny comedian, traditional dance numbers and folk ...
... more of the downtown area that I had already seen. I walked by some of the famous cathedrals in the area and old city walls. King John's Castle is also an impressive site on the banks of the River Shannon.
I stopped and had a pint of Beamish (Irish Stout similar to Guinness, but generally cheaper) at a local pub and listened while the nice, mostly-toothless older gentleman took bets from a couple of guys who were seemingly talking ...
... and far more fun than theirs. So there.
Plan is good so far. At 8:30 I step onto the bus that the website told me to get onto, and the driver says, No, you don't want this one, you want that one. Thanks, kind sir, for screwing everything up. I wrote down the directions for the original bus, including times I expect to get to the stations, and now I had nothing. I board the other bus, the driver accepts my ticket and tells me the stop where I need to get ...
... castle and Limerick history, concluding in a very low budget, hilarious film. It really wasn't hilarious, but I laughed and took a few sneaky photos. This isn't Hollywood, folks. Then I emerged outside in soggy mist and had a romp around the castle courtyard, which had a few little replicas from the olden days like a trebuchet, a hay pile scattered, and a gallows strewn seemingly randomly at various parts of the courtyard. This isn't Disneyland, ...