Westport Coast Hotel
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... and as we made our way, the weather started to clear. We had sections of blue skies and could even see the sun occasionally. We made several photo stops, but our first real stop was at Kylemore Abbey, which is a beautiful building in the side of a mountain. The building was originally a private residence which was later converted to a girls' boarding school run by nuns. It looks like a castle as you can see from the pictures.
... We walked about .5 km to the rope bridge that connected two island cliffs. Shockingly, you were able to walk up very close to the edge of the cliff. Unlike the US, total disregard for public safety, but in the most spectacular way. Due to the weather clearing, we could see Scotland.
After the rope bridge, we set out to find some castles for Matt. As luck would have it, we passed by the ruins of Dunseverick ...
... re not so old,you may know it as a protest song by U2. Listen to the lyrics to appreciate the angst of an oppressed people. Ireland has made strides toward peace recently and it's marked by a footbridge called the Peace Bridge across the Lagan River. As we walked the bridge we overheard a young woman talking on her mobile; "I'm on the F....ing Peace Bridge. I'll be home soon." Peace is one thing; forgetting is another. More on Derry later. It has quite a ...
... Catholics doing an act of penance on the last Sunday in July. The rest of the summer it’s just popular with ordinary hikers. I started my hike just after our arrival but a rather late 6:00 in the evening, probably not too late to make it to the top but too late to do so if I were going to go back into Westport with John for dinner. I made it up to the top of the ridge where I could get the views towards the south as well as the north across Clew ...
... with Ash, Beech, Horse Chesnut and Sycamore trees. .
Nicknamed ‘Swiss Cottage’ it was designed by the same fellow who did Brighton Pavilion and it was built in 1810 or there abouts. After the last of the Butler family died it was sold to a Canadian who didn’t even visit it with the result it was used by squatters, hippies, drunks and all other down and outs and got into a very sorry state of disrepair, even horses were stabled in it for ...