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Station House, Clifden, Connemara, County Galway, Western Ireland, Ireland | Villa

Travel Blogs from Clifden

Episode 8

A travel blog entry by bennybeanbear


... 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


... 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 ...

And then there were two

A travel blog entry by arilauraharold


... that helped us to understand some of the events that led to the Irish Civil War in the early 1900s.

Kilkenny – From Dublin was the drive to Kilkenny. Known only to me as a drink the town itself made a far better impression. Exploring the local castle, cathedral and main street lunch delights made for a lovely day. We finished up staying on the coast in Dungarvan, which is a small fishing village.

Killarny – The Ring of Kerry has been something ...

You have a childlike essence

A travel blog entry by lindsey-canada


... he gets! He hooked up with this girl 2 years ago and she used to send him crazy presents in the mail all the time. Last year when I was here he received a package from her full of weird foods and trinkets and one of the trinkets was a snow globe and if you looked close there was a picture of him and her in the middle of it!!!! It was hilarious! So when Dave said that snow globe girl was coming I couldn’t believe it!!!! I was laughing like wait ...

Our First Real Irish Pub Experience

A travel blog entry by zolina


... And at some point I think there may have been a marriage proposal involved. Jokingly, of course.

The locals finally left about 10 pm or so, and we followed shortly after.

Lessons of the day:

1. If you’re taking a passenger ferry and it’s not very scenic, find a seat and use the time to blog.

2. If you’re taking a passenger ferry and decide to sit in a seat, make sure you’re ...


This villa, located on Station House, Clifden, is near Connemara Heritage and History Centre, Ross Castle, Lough Corrib, and Errislannan Manor.
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