Rushveala Lodge

Address: Rushveala, Oughterard, Connemara, County Galway, Western Ireland, Ireland | Hotel
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This hotel, located on Rushveala, Oughterard, is near Galway Cathedral, Glengowla Mines, Corrib Princess, and National University of Ireland-Galway (UCG).
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Travel Blogs from Oughterard

"The World Is Your Oyster"

A travel blog entry by michaelmaloney on Mar 22, 2015

1 comment, 141 photos

... I woke up to a facebook post by my friend John McCormack, one of my best friends, and it included a cover of ‘the parting glass’ by the High Kings,: a super happy saint patrick’s day to Michael Maloney who’s rocking it in the mother land right now! Listening to this song on repeat in his honor!” long story short, listening to the ink made me cry – I absolutely love that song, I have strong connections of it with the movie, Waking Ned ...

The day I almost fell off a 700 ft cliff...

A travel blog entry by elrothchild on Oct 17, 2014

11 photos

... showing us cool places around town. There were 5 girls on the tour, all around my age, and we got along famously, so it was really fun. After the tour, we all went to a pub for a local beer (Galway Hooker IPA), soup (I had a seafood chowder) and dessert (Banoffee Pie, which is an English dessert that's really popular here - basically a banana and caramel pie that's amazing). This morning, I went on a ...

The Emerald Isle - Ireland

A travel blog entry by mortlipp on Jun 29, 2014

30 photos

We have come to the last leg of our travels with 9 nights in Ireland, starting in Galway and ending in Cork. Arrived late from Edinburgh, picked up the car and drove straight to our apartment in Galway - Salthill to be exact, right on the beautiful Bay of Galway. The temperature felt immediately milder than Scotland and not a rain cloud in sight. We hot footed it around to the village to see if we could still get something to eat at 10pm on a Saturday night and found the ...

The art of relaxation

A travel blog entry by averagefeet on Oct 26, 2013

2 photos

... to oneself and the slower pace that typically Italians live their life. Which I can now say from personal experience is at a much, slower pace than how I grew up living life in the United States.

One of my first days in town I was walking around in the early afternoon and almost every shop was closed; again confusion. Turns out every day around 2-4 the shops around Macerata close for a mid-day break, also ...

Day 5

A travel blog entry by nconnormoore on May 11, 2013

8 photos

... it- didn't know sheep could run so fast! The drive was stunning, and we got out a few times. We next stopped at Connemara National Park. We walked the shorter loop that had very limited views- at the end we wished we had done the longer path. There are a few options of paths, with the option to take a two and a half hour walk to the top of the mountain. There was a cafe (we didn't eat there) and nice picnic facilities inside and out. They also had a mare and foal in ...

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