Carrig Country House & Restaurant
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
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... how sad. The usual band was there later than usual because there was a great younger than usual tour group there that was really getting into the music; the energy was really nice. It makes me sort of teary eyed to be leaving, but nice to know we will be back again next summer.
Thursday 9/24: Just after I got my coffee and came into the living room of the cottage I looked out the window and saw one of the brightest double rainbows I have even seen; I guess Ireland is ...
Monday 8/31: Alvin left the cottage fairly early in the morning to drive back to Shannon, and we followed at our usual leisurely pace later in the morning; I wanted to tidy up the cottage since we were leaving it for several days. For a change of pace and scenery, we went a different route, through Listowel and Foynes; we were hoping that it might be a bit faster than driving through the usual pinch points of Abbeyfeale and Adare, even though it's actually a bit farther. But as it ...
... worn my new hiking boots because it was also very wet and muddy. Whoever built the trail at Gleninchaquin did not have the trail building skills of the Irish national park guys! At the very top it was very very squishy. We started up the highest trail because it was recommended to go just a little ways on that trail to get to a beautiful viewpoint , but the going was very slow due to all the squishy parts.
When we got back to our loop we eventually came to a place where the ...
... were doing okay and some looked absolutely miserable. We reached Allerhies at about lunchtime and found a nice looking pub with a few picnic tables outside, and since it wasn't raining we ordered some soup to eat outside. Our next stop was the Dursey Island cable car which Katy was definitely not very happy about. I can't blame her - it's a rickety looking rust bucket used to transport cows on and off the island most of the year. Inside you will find a small bottle of holy water ...
... inhabitated by monks in the 6th century. The monks carved out a stark lifestyle there for almost 500 years. You can visit on a tour, but the climb to the beehive huts at the top is pretty harrowing. Figured we didn't need to fall off into the ocean! On our return trip home we followed our landlady's directions for a backway or shortcut home!!! Although the road was narrow and steep and over two passes, it was well worth the ...