Downhill House Hotel
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
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TravelPod Member ReviewsDownhill House Hotel Ballina
This was a good Hotel but not spectacular. It is in the middle of changing owners. In the Pub you could only get beer and wine as they didn't have a full license yet.
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Pronounced Bal-lin-naw was an interesting stop. Unfortunately Joe will only remember the 40 pound parking ticket.
There were boxes to obtain paid parking, but not on the block we were on. So we didn't put one on our dash. After we went to one exhibit and had lunch we came back to a ticket. The City offices were just across the road, so we went …
... saw Our Lady (Mary, Jesus' mother) in 1879 on the back wall of the church. It was my first visit to a Marian apparition sight. Today we visited Croagh Patrick, a mountain that tradition says that St Patrick had a 40 day retreat on the summit in the 400s. It was raining, windy and cold so we didn't climb it. This evening we went to a performance of Handel's Messiah. Such beautiful music! I travel to Dublin tomorrow and fly home on ...
update on 10/16 - went to dinner on the quay (pronounced "key" for those of you in the Bronx. - Had some oysters and scallops right from the Bay.
Went to Matt Maloy's Bar - the flutist from the Chieftains owns it or that is the rumor - met some folks from Belfast.
Went to the bar next store - the Portush - nice Irish music -
update 10/17 - Marian made us soup for lunch - went to an Italinan restaurant for dinner in town - food was great - La Belle Vita ...
This morning I saw the lovely Margaret off to her business meeting (the reason for this trip) and headed off for a drive around Lough Gill. Although there was misty rain it in no way detracted from the stunning scenery. My first stop was a Holy Well at Tobernalt and the silence in the forest was cathedral like. Obviously a popular spot with pilgrims there were the remains of many candles that had been lit ...
... and finally arrived.
Boarding had not commenced and there was a queue but we went straight to the front as we had priority. Climbing the steps of the plane we giggled when we compared the current time with the time boarding closed and realised how close we had cut it.
On arrival at little Knock airport we collected our hire car and Marg drove us to our hotel in Sligo - a straight ...