Shannon Oaks Hotel & Country Club
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
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... emigration from Ireland, as well as the Titanic and other vessels. The section on emigration and transportation was quite interesting, particularly as it pertained to Australia. Lunch was in Cachel, where we had a quick and tasty meal and a cosy pub full of locals. I realised that unlike the rest of Europe in which I had been, Ireland is not at all touristy! You go into a pub or restaurant and you eat among locals, and the food is probably good. We then walked to the Rock ...
... It was 1100 hrs when we got to the lock in Athlone and we had a little time to kill.
I tried to use my Smart Card in the services area but there was a notice up saying that you had to buy a local card for the showers...what a bummer,I was not impressed with Waterways Ireland.
I strolled around Athlone town for a while as I had never been here before,Id say it would be a lovely town to spend a week end in.
... central location. Our room mates were two lovely girls from California in America, they were really easy to chat to. Being a backpacker is a lot easier when you have nice room mates to share stories with. While we were in Dublin Lisa bought a tin whistle. Lisa has no musical talent at playing the tin whistle whatsoever, so this was not a fun time for anyone on our floor of the hostel. She kept trying to play this game where she would play a song and we would have to ...
... not worth it. So I took Lennox's car and decided to continue my day, well late afternoon by now. So I drove to Tulla and couldn't find the festival but I did find the local football field and they were playing a hurling match, so I parked up and went and sat and watched the second half of the game. Bodyke and Crush. Wow you could REALLY hurt yourself or someone else playing this game.
So in the ...
... this parish, in the south eastern periphery of County Galway, has been inhabited by humans for more than 5,000 years and this green pastoral landscape has been home to pre-historic man, Celt, Monk, Gaelic and Norman alike.
At one time there were over 7000 people in Portumna. After the Potato famine that number was less that 1,000. The population there today ...