Downhill House Hotel
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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 …
Left the farm and drove through Donegal town. Much smaller than I had imagined. Drove past Benbulbin Mountain, centre for mountain biking and climbing.
Went to Belleek to visit the China factory, during in and out of Northern Ireland to get there. We did the guided tour, only us, and learnt all about how this beautiful china is produced. Belleek is on the Donegal Corridor, a ...
... 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 ...
... houses, across the road from a football stadium. I am not sure who would invoke her more. I include a photo of a park washed in sunlight at 4.30 in the afternoon. This is for anyone who has been here and missed the sun. Tomorrow we will head to Roundstone in Connemara for the weekend, hopefully via Knock. Pol has been looking up what to do in this small coastal village. I am nervous as she has mentioned art and craft in the same sentence as Roundstone. I suspect she may be getting ...