Downhill House Hotel

Sligo road , Ballina, County Mayo, Western Ireland, Ireland | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $102.00

Travel Blogs from Ballina

Friday 11 July 2014 Limerick to Sligo

A travel blog entry by bruce.durie


Another overcast and wet day on the west coast of Ireland. Travelled firstly to the Cliffs of Moher which are high cliffs on the Atlantic coast. Unfortunately visibility was reduced to almost nil. Nextly drove through limestone district of Burren ...

Episode 8

A travel blog entry by bennybeanbear


Episode 8

More ancient tombs! The Megalithic tombs at Carrowkeel are thousands of years old. Sadly someone had felt the need to remove the information signs from the area but the local sheep still made good use of the steel posts to rub themselves against so all is not lost.

After another night of heavy rain storms it was a very wet climb up to these tombs that are right on top of the highest hill around. All the entrances are ...

Episode 7

A travel blog entry by bennybeanbear


... good axes back then:

Ciede Fields is an area on the north coast of County Mayo. Around here is quite a vast area of blanket bog that goes right to the cliff edge. Below on the tiny ledges of the cliff face fulmars, kittiwakes, and numerous other seabirds nest. It is also the area where ancient people once lived and farmed before the bog invaded their lands.

Miles of stone fences and the low stone walls of houses and possibly stock pens have ...

Something about a Quiet Man

A travel blog entry by sbbwebsters


... my mom really likes. Sue bought a shirt there. Then we shopped some more and came home. Today was a pretty calm day. Good night! -Briana Heyo! From now on ( in Ireland ) we are only staying in B&Bs for one night, then we move on. We are making our way to Northern Ireland. We are in Westport right now, and we left Galway. This morning, and yesterday morning and yesterday night, we swam in the indoor swimming pool ...

Episode 5

A travel blog entry by bennybeanbear


... I sat with the judge for a photo, no way was I going to sit in the dock with the prisoner, he got transported to New South Wales for offending some nobleman. Upstairs was the prison officers quarters where he and his family lived. In the mid 1800’s in the time of the Irish famine he got paid 10 a year and accommodation, it was good pay then. The Irish population during that time were in dire straits and many committed offences that were punished ...

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This 3 star hotel, located on Sligo road , Ballina, is near Rosserk Friary, Ballina Arts Events Centre, Ballina Golf Club, and Ballina Angling Shop.
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