Lough Lannagh Holiday Village
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- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Tennis Court
- Breakfast Available
- Non-smoking hotel
- Laundry facilities (self serve)
- Conference facilities
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... in Ireland during the century between the potato famine and the modern post-WWII era, roughly between 1850 and 1950. I personally find the subject matter of the lives and beliefs of the rural majority of the population in countries to be quite fascinating, often more so than the political and military history of countries that is dominated by the societies’ elites.
Although I had aimed to book a place for the night in Westport, ...
... Lodge B&B near Ballina. The final 2 hours of the drive were through relatively flat country that must be a prime location for peat, bogs and the harvesting of peat as a heating and cooking fuel. Large tracts of land had the tell-tale strips of peat removed to a depth of about 1 - 1.5 metres and stacked neatly above the ground for drying. This pattern was repeated over and over again as we drove through this flat, boggy region. After a few ...
... and learned about the siege of Derry in the 1600s. The Jacobites were active here as well as Scotland and held the people of Derry inside the city walls for around 100 days, with thousands dying of starvation.
For those who are wondering, Derry is also known as Londonderry. The name is very familiar to me growing up in the 70s when it was a hub for the "troubles" and of course the site of Bloody Sunday mentioned in yesterday's blog. The "London" part came about ...
... Mr. Phillip O'Brien couldn't help but tell jokes and try to teach me some local Irish slang, which I can't pronounce for the life of me. There was plenty of time before my train would leave, so we took the long way through Dublin, allowing us to see the coast, the Royal Dublin Golf Club, the James Joyce House, part of the Guinness brewery, and the City Center. And traffic wasn't too bad, as this is a long bank holiday weekend. Every part of the ...
... starts with a C and has Moir at the end. We were actually 2.5 hours away. However the Atlantic Drive on Achill is beautiful. I would do it on a non-windy non-rainy day. We chose neither. The views are amazing, the sea angry, the landscape totally preserved and the danger intense. Kara said don't get out of the car. I opened the door. It almost flew off. I closed the door apologized and we were on our way back inland.
The next day we went to back ...