The Connacht Hotel
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... that are a reminder of the times. I did not know a whole lot about the trouble times and definitely did not realise how recent the events were. For lunch we went to the little local markets. We then went on to Ballintoy were we stayed for the night. Ballintoy is a stunningly picturesque town set on the coast. In the afternoon we went for a walk down to the water and a climb on the rocks. The area truly encompasses what you think of when you think of Ireland with the beautiful ...
After our long day driving, we decided to spend the next day on foot exploring Galway city. It's a small city built on the River Corrib with a huge pedestrian area, full of 16/17th century buildings, shops, bars, restaurants and buskers - a very lively and pleasant area to walk around. The centre of the town is Eyre Square, presented to the city by its Mayor (Edward Eyre) in 1710. We wandered around checking out the ...
... beautiful green hills and pastures of cows and sheep are something we don't see back home in the States. Life here feels so much more laid back and time moves at a slower pace, like the sheep that amble slowly across the road. We arrive home and the clouds have followed us all day as the rain clatters on the windows. The boys go to sleep easily, they must be tired. Chris and Elizabeth stay up and just enjoy their last few nights in Ireland.
... us lots of advice and information over the phone. Given our prior banking experience, we decided that we should meet Bill in person. Bill was outstanding value and very welcoming. We seemed to pass this test without too many hurdles. After paying Euro70 we were members and as such qualified for insurance!! We just filled out the forms and we were in. So for a little over Euro 300 we had our cover for Europe and membership of the association. ...
Last month, we had our first visitors, Mom and Dad Anderson. Kole and I had created our itinerary hoping for good weather in March. All of our activities were outdoors so a lot was riding on the weather. You are probably thinking, why on earth would we think Ireland would have decent weather in March. Well because the weather leading up to the trip was beautiful. The week before the Andersons arrived, we had warm, sunny weather. I ...