Ballintaggart House

Racecourse Road, Dingle, Dingle Peninsula, County Kerry, Ireland | Inn
 

Travel Blogs from Dingle

The Dingle Peninsula

A travel blog entry by efrohoff

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... it fruitful. The stones they plucked from the ground were stacked atop each other to fence in the small fields of potato crops. The steep hillsides are pockmarked with abandoned stone cottages and stone walls that resemble a patchwork quilt. We find a ruined monastery, Resc Monastery, squat, hand-packed stone walls all that remains. The boys walk across the stone wall while we walk the sight. A Celtic standing stone from pagan times, 500 BCE, stands in ...

The Cliffs of Moher

A travel blog entry by jordy884

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... way to the irish Crown Jewels - THE CLIFFS OF MOHER! They as magnificent to look at and admire. the weather was so kind to us as well. I would hate to think of the number of photo I took....might have got a little trigger happy! After spending just under 2 hour at the cliffs we then hit the road for another stint in the bus, prior to making a quick 45min coffee stop in Adore, before making our way to Annascaul on the ...

The Great Blasket

A travel blog entry by monnat07

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... down to twenty, and was composed of a majority of elderly inhabitants. The Island had no electricity and since all the young people had either immigrated to the mainland or the United States, the aged population was having a hard time taking care of themselves. The Irish government provided all those living on Great Blasket with a house and land outside of Dingle. TP pointed out which stone houses were the homes of former Blasket residents. “See that house there.” ...

Single in Dingle

A travel blog entry by slaw

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... by Marie who was previously mentioned) called Foxy Johns for a drink - but ended up staying for two because the company was so good. It was so nice hearing the locals tell their stories and being able to tell them ours. It was a fantastic way to pass time. And the Irish have truly learned the art of this pastime! The only thing that was missing was music - but that would have ruined a great moment. And that's saying something coming from ...

Beehives and Bird Colonies

A travel blog entry by lindakhaas

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... Skellig.

The skelligs are islands made almost completely of solid rock, sandstone to be exact. Skellig Michael has a monastery at the top dating from the 6th century. The island is pyramid shape with sides as steep as pyramids. The monks carved stone steps all the way to the top and than built "beehive" huts at the top where they lived. The huts are made of sandstone in a style prevalent at the time. They are shaped like a beehive and are ...

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This inn, located on Racecourse Road, Dingle, is near An Droichead Beag, O'Flaherty's, Brian de Staic Jewellery Workshop, and Ceann Sibeal (Dingle) Golf Club.
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