Travel Blogs from Rossnowlagh
... for lunch at Galway this is a busy city with cobblestone streets , many shops, cafés, buskers & bars. After lunch we drove to Knock with its modern cathedral and finally to Sligo , excursion tonight to Irish pub for drinks and ...
... What day this week? There are 7.
What time? 24 hours in a day.
What pub? There are 600+.
And you expect me to find you how??
Yet, as an overly excited me does...I went out. Looking, asking, searching.
I think i walked into 15 pubs. And at midnight 6 hours later, i walked sober back to the hostel.
You would think I would have given up. But no.
I do need a life though.
... talking and he was from Dooblin. That's where he said he was from anyway. I think he meant Dublin but yeah.
But I won't be mean about the accent...it's pretty. Irish accents are. Some of them.
He was genuinely so so nice, and easy to talk to. And so quick at getting up on a board!
I got jealous ha.
And I would have said he was quite cute too, but ...
... needed to set up camp first, and the one and only Richie Fitzgerald! Took me down to a free camp spot just near the beach.
When I was setting up, the bunch of lads from right next to me came back to the campsite.
And I had friends. They were all around 16-19(+13) <- that looks like a maths equation. But they were so friendly!! And they said they were about to go in for a surf.
... by a curtain wall.
Glenveagh is much more modern not having been built until 1875 it’s a castle in name only. Built for some fellow who made his money in America then came back to Ireland, bought up about 1600 hectares of land, evicted all the tenant farmers who lived here, about 60 families, then had the castle built. Many of those families emigrated to Australia.
It is quite a setting really as seen now with the mature gardens ...