Achill Lodge

Keel, Achill Island, County Mayo, Western Ireland, Ireland | Inn
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Travel Blogs from Keel

Thumbin' to Westport

A travel blog entry by thekansasnomad on Jul 28, 2014

... to Westport! What would be a four hour drive was an eight hour hitchhike, with 9 different rides. The sporty businessman, the postman and his daughter, then Linda the Business Psychology Professor (who did TEFL in Greece), the talkative chef with a Florida timeshare, the pay it forward RedHead who used to hitchhike, Old Lady Waitress, disbelieving Polish chicken factory guy, Old wise and ...

Episode 8

A travel blog entry by bennybeanbear on Jun 15, 2014

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... adverse climate they have lasted remarkably well.

In thick fog and misty drizzle my humans made the steep climb to the cairn on Knocknarea. This Cairn, legend says is the burial place of Warrior Queen Maeve, who is said to have been buried standing up in all her battle dress. Archaeologists believe it is older than that, about 5000 years, but as yet it has not been excavated. This huge mound of stones is 10m high now, how high was it ...

Something about a Quiet Man

A travel blog entry by sbbwebsters on Jun 11, 2014

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... had. We (my sister and my mom) swam at about 7:30 in the morning, and we swam once at night with Lynn too. Mom said that we were probably going to sink to the bottom of the pool cause of all the food we have been eating ( and the gelato ), but surprisingly I didn't. Only I did seem to be best at doggy paddling at the moment. I would zoom down the lane! We swam laps for a good while, and raced some, then to the hot tubs for ...

Episode 6

A travel blog entry by bennybeanbear on Jun 08, 2014

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... find that Lynch’s castle is now a bank. She really wasn’t in the mood to visit yet another castle. However, this castle isn’t a Norman one, it’s from a much later period, the 1600’s, and is just a big solid house. D took some photos of the Lynch crest and other decoration on the outside of the castle. In a jewellery shop they saw a small display of the old traditional Claddagh wedding rings.

As they walked upstream along the ...

Episode 5

A travel blog entry by bennybeanbear on Jun 08, 2014

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Episode 5

A brilliant sunny day and here was me thinking the Irish were a pretty hardy bunch, but I seem to have misjudged them, they just can't hack it when the sun comes out. All day the sun shone and it was pleasantly warm and we merely encountered 4 cyclists, 2 joggers, and 4 walkers, only one of them with a dog and 75% were oldies who are certainly a more hardy bunch than these youngsters.

We called at the beach at Ballyheige, admittedly it was ...

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This inn, located in Keel, is near Kildownet Castle.
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