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Croagh Patrick Cave and West Summit Trek from Westport Area
"In the early 19th century a man who came to be known as ‘Bob of the Reek’ made his home near the summit of the mountain. He spent the next fourteen years assisting pilgrims in their quest to reach the peak. Winter months were spent in the company of friends at the foot of Croagh if one is to believe that the structure known as ‘Bob of the Reek’s Cave’ was his home. This ‘cave’ which is actually more reminiscent of a medieval holy well faces due north and is very high on the mountain. There is also some controversy as to the true identity of Bob of the Reek. Locals in Lecanvey Village on the northwest side claim him as Robert Geraghty
From EUR30.00
 
Croagh Patrick Pilgrims Hike from Westport Area
"Our first stop is at the statue of St. Patrick normally a ten to fifteen minute walk on an easy gradient. Even at this early stage you will be stunned by the views of Clew Bay and its islands including the birdlike shape of Dorinish which was once owned by John Lennon and the distant guardian of the bay itself – Clare Island once the home of the pirate Grace O’Malley. Looking north
From EUR25.00
 
Guided Connemara Day Tour from Galway
"You depart Galway in the morning north along the Wild Atlantic Way your fully trained and your local driver guide will take you through the Claddagh and Salthill. You will then head west along the southern shores of Connemara looking out across Galway Bay. As your tour passes through the picturesque villages of Barna Furbo Spiddal and Inverin
From EUR47.00

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It's friggin' cold here.

Everything you bring with you will need to be waterproof. I'm not kidding. It rains constantly here. Think of bringing ultra-stylish plastic pants if you want to go hiking and not catch pneumonia....
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Achill Island

Achill Island is also the place where part of Heinrich Boell's novel "Irisches Tagebuch" (Irish Journal) is set. This is the deserted village he describes in his book. It lies near Dugort at the foot...
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"Oilean Acla -- Oilean Draíochta"
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"Two-taxi Island: Achill, County, Mayo"
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"The ragged edge of Europe"
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"Achill Island"
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"Achill Island ...a separate world by itself!"
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