West County Hotel
Travel Blogs from Dublin
... was among the plants with the leaves being deadly in "normal amounts" of consumption. Good thing Ben didn't have a nibble on them in the garden when growing up! We then went up the tower and each kissed the Blarney Stone - it gives you the gift of the gab, so Belinda needed it desperately. We had a look at Blarney House and then aimed for Waterford. After having a delicious lunch in Dungarvan, we reached Waterford, with Bron keen to visit Waterford ...
... want to be too hungover for that.
Lucky for us we didn't miss out on the night clubbing cause it was already in full swing when we got home. We managed to find some ear plugs to help us sleep but at 3.30 i was woken by ......I CAME IN LIKE A WRECKING BALL!!!!!!!! ...... thank you Miley Cyrus.
Day dawned like any other day....... haha bet you thought I was going somewhere with that...... but I wasn't. We picked the car up ...
... subdued. It is no wonder the Irish, Welsh and Scots LOVE the English!!
Our last point of call, and highlight of our trip around island was our stay in Ashford Castle, in the area of northern Galway which is known as Connemara. We arrived on the day the castle hotel was opening after a winter refurbishment and was truly resplendent in all its glory with arrival greeting by a tail-coated retainer at the roadside gate, access through their golf course, arrival ...
... might talk to me and I might talk to them.
Saul, a hyperkinetic poet who performs at the International Bar, talks fast and as if he more things to say than time and people to say them too.
Geraldine an artist who hangs her wares along Merrion Square opens her car door to let in my queries about her paintings and the cold with them. We talk, as Irish people talk, without deference to minutes or quarters or half pasts. As I am preparing to go, ...
... thing.) Sort of dried off in the bus... Well I wasn't dripping when I got off in Dublin. Went straight to Trinity College to see The Book of Kells... Written and illustrated in 800AD. Now that was pretty amazing but the rest of the walk through the old Library of the College was jaw dropping. The most amazing old Library. It's called The Long Room. Cannot describe it. Look it up. Full of thousands and thousands and thousands of old books. ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free parking