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... of Killybegs turns out to be fairly close to one of the other natural formations on our Ireland map - Slieve League - the highest sea cliffs in Europe.
The Seaview B&B is really nice and the landlady immediately started the log fire in the communal lounge for us. Mum and Dad went back out into the cold to buy some tea - Sunday night is Pizza night called Tristan. And so it was pizza as the first place that we found was Indian/Fish&Chips/Hamburgers/Kebabs ...
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 ...
The camp site we stayed in was ON the border - the Irish Free State/the Republic of Ireland was over the fence.
Drove to the city of Londonderry. Originally called Derry, the city only became Londonderry when the London Livery companies set up branches there on the 1800s.
So much history here. Walked along the walls, looking at canons, including Roaring Meg, used in the Siege of Derry in 1689. The story of ...
... purgatory. Local legend has it hat St Patrick drove the snakes of Ireland into Lough Derg. The snakes being the druids. And guess who had the hereditary title to Saints Island...good old Miler. Now if I was looking at the right island (and I'm not sure I was) there is now a church on Saints Island. It is now a place of pilgrimage and sanctuary. But not in the winter time. On the shoreline there are buildings for the pilgrims, a pier and a couple of boats. But ...
Well we left Bunbeg in the rain - stopped in Ardara to shop for woolen items
Headed to Ballyshannon - a very old town started by the Vikings - had a great dinner at Nivana
Mai Kelly's place was great - although at first blush a little out of the ...
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