Renvyle House Hotel

North of Tully, Renvyle, Connemara, County Galway, Western Ireland, Ireland | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $161.00
 

Travel Blogs from Renvyle

Episode 8

A travel blog entry by bennybeanbear

72

... here, apparently archaeologists can’t agree on a date for these but it’s believed to be the 10th or 11th century, same goes for the gave slabs.

Boyle Abbey was founded in the mid 1100’s by the Cistercians from France, and is a much smaller complex. The cathedral is the oldest part of the complex with much of the remainder being added at a later date when it became a military barracks after the ...

Something about a Quiet Man

A travel blog entry by sbbwebsters

12

... had. We (my sister and my mom) swam at about 7:30 in the morning, and we swam once at night with Lynn too. Mom said that we were probably going to sink to the bottom of the pool cause of all the food we have been eating ( and the gelato ), but surprisingly I didn't. Only I did seem to be best at doggy paddling at the moment. I would zoom down the lane! We swam laps for a good while, and raced some, then to the hot tubs for ...

Episode 5

A travel blog entry by bennybeanbear

33

... to the colonies as a way of escaping almost certain starvation. Of course during in that time vast numbers of Irish emigrated to America. Smuggling incurred a 100 fine and selling illegal booze a 20 fine, being drunk and disorderly was a fine of a shilling or so, it was stealing food and insulting nobles that got you sent to the colonies.

At a Flying boat museum in Foyne I got to try a flight simulator but had to rely on David as my arms and legs are ...

Episode 4

A travel blog entry by bennybeanbear

41

... nearly as steep as Waterford.

There are a few archaeological sites too towards the end of the peninsula. There is the Dunbeg stone fort that is said to date from 2000BC but it is closed due to the fact that last winter’s storms were huge and have eroded the cliffs to a dangerous degree. A few more of them and the fort will disappear into the sea forever. There are some Beehive houses too. These are also very ancient. The type of stone work is ...

A day of contrasts

A travel blog entry by janet_and_ron

3

... was still charged only 95%. Frustrating in the extreme. I now have a UK powerplug, so the next purchase was (not at HN, though, as I hadn't thought that through) to buy an adapter which would take a UK plug, so I can use the new plug in other countries. Fingers crossed that it will work for Miss Mini, as it works beautifully for Ron's iPad 2.

We then skipped through Castlebar, and on to Westport, where we ...

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