Lucan Spa Hotel
Travel Blogs from Lucan
... say we treated ourselves and had a good time. To celebrate one safe return to Dunleer we stopped in a local pub and had our first Irish coffee. Later that evening Michaele stopped again. He brought us a detailed map of Ireland and told us where to find the Holdcroft graves. This past Sunday was a day that people visit the cemetery to put flowers on graves. We thought since we are staying in their house, we would like to decorate the Holdcroft family graves later this week. Good ...
... which is a white spirit made from potato. At first someone said that it is illegal to sell but the bar an said it was legal to 60% proof. So he made us a concoction that tasted like a cross between rocket fuel and kerosene. The next drink we had was a Dingle as a toast to the area of Ireland that we all voted to be the best. This was much better. It was actually dark when we walked home so it was well after 10.30pm. The long hours of daylight are ruining my sleep ...
... purchased tickets online for the regular, self-guided tour so we breezed right in. The storehouse and tour is very well put-together, as well as beautiful. Unfortunately we didn't really enjoy it because the crowds were soooooo heavy! It was impossible to get close enough to the placards and videos to read or hear them without fighting the hordes. Was quite bummed. We headed fairly quickly to the top floor Gravity Bar where our ticket could be traded in for a perfect pint ...
... someone said go to another town, and ask. On the way went into a B+B where the kind lady provided a map and directions.Did get to the next town , made the right turn and arrived Dublin yesterday, 18th.
Today stay in another castle. An interesting mix of ancient and modern. The main building looks like a castle however walk inside it is as if you are in the present. A modern hotel. The 1st castle on the grounds , no trace remains , built 1172, by Hugh de ...
... in Dublin, where many of the activists were held prisoner during the Irish struggle for independence. It’s also been used a military headquarters, and today serves as a historical landmark and museum. Our tour guide was incredibly informed and contributed to the powerful visual imagery of the jail. We were able to see cells where some of the prisoners were stored, along with where they worked and “exercised” – walking around in a circle for an ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility