The Dolphin Hotel and Restaurant Inishbofin

Middle Quarter, Inishbofin, Connemara, County Galway, Western Ireland, Ireland | Hotel
 

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Episode 8

A travel blog entry by bennybeanbear

72

... abolished all the monasteries. After each successive event, expect the last, the monks would rebuild and carry on. Most, if not all of these places were self sufficient frequently introducing the most up to date methods. Often they were a place of learning too, in these ancient times they were the only places of learning.

Quite a large complex is at Clonmacnoise has several churches, two round towers and a myriad of grave slabs and markers. It sits ...

Something about a Quiet Man

A travel blog entry by sbbwebsters

12

Today we left our big hotel rooms and headed on the road to go to Westport, Ireland. We went to Cong. We went to quiet man's bridge, where a famous movie called The Quiet Man. We tooted around and had lunch. Then we finally arrived at our B and B and got set up. We headed to the town and went shopping for a little and had a nice dinner. We went into a pub owned by Matt Molley who plays flute in the band called The ...

Episode 5

A travel blog entry by bennybeanbear

33

... with meticulous care and work done on the foundations to stabilize them then carefully reconstructed using mortar as near to the original stuff as they could get. One transept has been fully restored and now houses a small museum but it’s not yet open for the season.

At Tarbert we visited a ‘Bridewell’ prison courthouse. This is a particular style of prison named after the one in London. It has only a few cells and there is also a ...

Episode 4

A travel blog entry by bennybeanbear

41

... even golden in the right light, however it’s a mucky brown really and extremely fine, almost like a silt. When L walked along it she found that there was quite a lot of rubbish about. There is usually a fair bit of seaweed too. Surf schools abound, but we have yet to see any surf, surfer, or, in fact, anyone in the water at all. Not even a single sole in a wet or dry suit, have we seen.

Not far from Dingle is a small pub called the South Pole ...

A day of contrasts

A travel blog entry by janet_and_ron

3

... like nothing else we'd seen - presume it was an infinity type contraption run by electricity - with a pull cord to turn it on, and a couple of dials for pressure (didn't seem to make any difference) and temperature. It was €65 for bed and breakfast (full Irish, of course!), so probably wasn't bad. Ann had asked us what we wanted, but ended up doing what is now our "usual".

From Bundoran we headed down ...

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