West Cork Hotel

Ilen Street, Skibbereen, County Cork, Ireland | 3 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Skibbereen

Day 9 Around Killarney and then to Cork

A travel blog entry by bru48cas on May 19, 2014

7 photos

The breakfasts at our B and B's just keep getting better. Whilst Dear roamed around outside our breakfast room at Friars Glen we had a leisurel breakfast having made the decision to not do the Ring of Kerry as we have had two full days and the site seeing was unlikely to be much better, if at all to what we have seen in the past three days. After checking out we made the 2 minute trip to Muckross House, known also as a Calendar ...

County Cork

A travel blog entry by robin512 on Jul 22, 2013

8 comments, 9 photos

After long and much delayed travel, we're finally in Ireland. Due to bad weather in Atlanta we missed our flight out of New York and had to spend the night in NYC. Luckily for us my cousin, Mary lives in Brooklyn and was kind enough to let us stay the night. Can't resist posting a picture as she lives at the base of the Brooklyn Bridge. Had a great time visiting with her and then walking the neighborhood.
We arrived just in time to join ...

A few days into one.

A travel blog entry by nikkiandgrant12 on Sep 30, 2012

... of the colleges oldest books. The ceiling is arched and looks like an upturned ship....busts of famous writers line either side of the room and the collection of busts began in 1743....the oldest Irish harp....probably from the 15th century is on display...I also found an oath that library porters had to sign....library porters were used from 1702 to sort and shelve books and to monitor the readers ( books were so valuable at times that readers were locked ...

Liss Ard Manor

A travel blog entry by thetrekkers on Aug 25, 2012

1 comment, 29 photos

... on the defense and stung me through my gloves. I was frantically taking off my glove and threw it who knows where because we never did find it hehe and we weren't going to looking for it :-P My left hand was throbbing with pain for awhile, so we decided to call it a day and put some ice on it.
Yesterday we went into the town of Skibbereen and went to the Heritage Center to learn a little about the Great Famine that took place. It's nice to ...

School Days

A travel blog entry by bucfly on Nov 21, 2010

1 comment, 40 photos

... they spend the majority of the time playing

  • Teachers, just as well, get 2 breaks or "tea times", in which they have it made!
  • The Irish are taught from an early age to be professional recyclers- very green
  • It is difficult to become a teacher here & hard to find an open position, but well worth it-$
  • A lot of teachers really dress "to the nines" for work each day
  • I love that it is perfectly acceptable to ...

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    This 3 star hotel, located on Ilen Street, Skibbereen, is near Fitzgerald Park, Skibbereen Heritage Centre, Cape Clear Island, and Liss Ard Gardens.
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