Smerwick Harbour Hotel
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- Free High-Speed Internet
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- Free parking
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... settled on The Dingle Pub. It was a quiet local place. They didn't have Smithwicks Pale Ale or any pale ale for that matter. They didn't have the appetizer we wanted. What they did have was adequate though. After dinner Tom wanted to head into the center of town for some Murphy's ice cream. Murphy's has been written up in several publications as one of the finest ice cream parlors in the world. Sad to say, it closed 25 minutes before we got there. Bummer!
On the walk back ...
... be closed by a single slab. Due to their resemblance to beehives, such structures are commonly referred to as beehive huts. They are usually circular in plan, but oval. D-shaped, rectangular and irregularly-shaped examples occur and they range from c. 2m to c. 8m in diameter. Those huts which survive intact range from c. 1.6 to c. 4m in height internally.
The doorways are simple, rectangular, lintelled openings, sometimes splayed and often ...
... the South Pole. Unsuccessful in this first attempt, Crean joined another expedition in 1910 for a second attempt. It was then that he was credited with various acts of heroism, including the rescue of two other sailors by trudging alone 35 miles through a blizzard with only 3 cookies and 2 sticks of chocolate. During his 3rd and final polar expedition (1914-1917), Crean served under ...
... in front if it. We parked the vans and walked along the hard, flat surface of the strand, watching out for the sand yachts which were skittishly darting to and fro! We had lunch in the vans and then went on to Anascaul, to go into the South Pole Inn, which had been owned by Tom Crean-a famous Antarctic explorer. He had been on expeditions with Scott and Shackleton and had saved many people's lives by trudging hundreds of miles to get ...
... Following the three trips, in which he literally saved the lives of two companions in their 750 mile walk across the ice, he returned to his home town of Annascaul and got married. He gave up the life of an adventurer for the sake of his family and operated the pub. The expeditions were British Naval ones, and the politics of the situation meant that he, at that time, did not receive the credit he was due since at the same ...