The Valley Hotel
Travel Blogs from Fivemiletown
We started the day, after another Irish breakfast, by tavelling 15 miles to Bollycastle (not to be confused with Bollywood) for Mass. The church was built in 1876 and very inspiring. The congregation was involved, with many young people attending. The choir was fantastic and drowned out any singing that I may have attempted.
After Mass we travelled back ...
After a very stressful day of travel, Stephen and me finally arrive back at the house. Much to our surprise, there was the local priest in the house leading a Rosary, waiting for us to get back so he could say the Holy Mass. After the Rosary he offered each of us Confession, said the mass at the house, then led us in prayers. As soon as he was gone though, out came the tea kettles, bread, and jam...man did I miss it! ...
... the people and if one was found doing so they would be killed on the spot with a reward going to the killer. So, in order to still have the Mass, they would find these large slabs of rock out in the country side where the people would gather. Sentinels would stand watch in the surrounding hills to alert the people if any guards were coming so the priest wouldn't be killed. As Roselynn put it: the church of Ireland was born in those ...
I decided to get up early today, and luckily Daddy woke up the same time as me. We went downstairs and talked with Malachy. I decided to take a nap, and when I woke up I got sad because I had to say bye to my cousins Rosemary and Malachy. It's too bad they couldn't come with us. I took a bit of a nap, and woke up in a place called Enniskillen. We had salmon and peas and fish ...
... and inquired if we had ailments, aches or pains. He pointed to a nearby spring and said that he had been strimming the area recently when a man in a wheelchair pushed past to the spring. The man said 3 `Hail Marys` and 4 `Our Fathers` and was then able to walk back unaided. A miracle!
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet