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Self-Guided Day Trip of Inishbofin Island and Connemara Coast from Galway
"Hop on the bus in the morning and depart central Galway city to Cleggan. Traveling through Connemara through Oughterard village then past the famous Quiet Man Bridge through Connemara's capital Clifden and on to the fishing village of Cleggan to catch the ferry at the pier.Then arrive in Cleggan and explore the village before making your way to the ferry and discovering the island time capsule that is Inishbofin. Punctuated by historical sites wild rugged landscapes the geology and natural history of the region are in a class of its own. Inis Bo Finne (Island of the White Cow) lies seven miles (11 km) off Galway’s north-west coast. The island is five by three miles (4.8 km) long and the main activities on the island farming and fishing. There are five villages: West Quarter
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Private Mizen Head Tour from Kenmare
"Mizen Head tour starts in Killarney town. At the first stage we will drive through Killarney National Park visiting Torc Waterfall a beautiful place created by nature hidden in always green very dense medival forest. Heading along the N71 we reach Ladies View first place at our tour with spectacular view at the lakes of Killarney National Park.Driving away through Moll's Gap towards Kenmare town one of most cute place in Ireland. Druid's stone circle (circa 3000 years old) and Cromwell's bridge (circa 1000 years old) are waiting for you in Kenmare. Town itself as well specially on Wednesday which is fair market day
From EUR56.00
 
Ring of Beara Day Tour from Killarney
"​Tour starts in Kenmare town County Kerry. The only town at Ring of Kerry and Ring of Beara. Heading south N71 towards Bonane village visiting little family run chocolate factory and Bonane Heritage Park. Driving through Caha Pass (rock tunnel) to Glenga home of many exotic trees and plants. Local people say that little derreenies are living there. From Lauragh village via R571 along the coast passing most colorful villages Ardgroom Eyeries and Allihies. Those villages seem to compit about amount of colors no more places like these. Pink red blue yellow houses in all shades. Then trip to Lambs Head via R572 and the top of Beara Peninsula to Cable Car station to Dursey Island. Next driving back along the coast on the southern side of Beara we reach Castletownbere town. Nice
From EUR56.00

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DON'T FORGET TO BUY A GUIDEBOOK

On my recent visit to Ireland i used the Lonely Planet "DISCOVER IRELAND" which i thought was quite useful. It was the first edition from 2010 but places to visit are still the same, although...
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davidjo
Sep 01, 2015

June in Dublin and Galway

Backpack or messenger bag for walking. We found ourselves doing lots of walking and took everything for the day with us in the morning. Light shirt, light sweater, waterproof light jacket (layers) and...
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Jun 08, 2014

History & Mystery Walks: Dublin

History & Mystery Walks: Dublin is an inspirational walking guide for those who love to wander around the city on foot. This book complete with road maps helps you to explore the city's best...
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hopang
Sep 13, 2013

Refrigerator's magnets as souvenirs

We love refrigerator's magnets as souvenirs and we have large collections of refrigerator's magnets at our home in Sweden. We make it a point to purchase some refrigerator's magnets whenever we...
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hopang
Sep 13, 2013

Ireland: The most changeable Country

Hi thereUnpredictable is a good description. Yesterday I was in shorts and tshirt and too warm, today I'm shivering and wearing a coat.A good packing list for this time of year might be:1....
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arty_girl
Jun 06, 2011

Road maps !

When you book a trip or rent a car you always get those flimsy roadmaps ! In the pages i read people are always complaining that they got lost because the signposts for towns and villages are in...
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Apr 04, 2011
 
 
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Electronic gizmos and adapters to bring

One wheeled bag and one backpack only, especially if you are going to be riding the train. Shoes that can get wet and still keep your feet dry. I brought three outlet adapters for iPod, digital...
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Jul 31, 2010

Waterproofs

walking shoes is a good idea, a good windbreaker & waterproofs. It does happen to rain often on ones parade!! You will need a UK 3 square prong adaptor a european adaptor will not work here ...
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jo104
Apr 19, 2010

Be ready for rain

Even if you are going there in the summer, be prepared for rain and wind with a light waterproof jacket that you can easily carry with you. Also, bring a light to medium wool or fleece sweater, any...
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donpaul77
Jan 12, 2009

FOOD!

If you're a student or you're going to be cooking in your hostel or hotel, you may want to look into bringing your favorite American foods along with you. DEFINITELY take spices (like Louisiana's...
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Aug 06, 2008

June and July

SPLURGE ON AN EXPENSIVE CONVERTER! I got one from Brookstone for around $40 and was SO glad I bought it. I had friends whose hairdryers blew up in their hands and Chi straighteners melted because they...
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LSUbelle11
Aug 06, 2008

Prepare for Rain

A backpack is always handy A good raincoatAn umbrellaFleece or pullover, even during summer months Tested wet weather gear and tentingGround cloth Two pairs of shoes or sandalsMost common...
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vbede
Sep 03, 2007

DOn't Forget to Bring Warm CLothes

Although it's summer, you still need to pack jacket and sweater. Temperature is nice, although weather can easily change to rainy and windy.Bring the good walking shoes. The beautiful countryside of...
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Rinjani
Aug 20, 2007

Climate in Ireland

Thanks to the Gulf Stream the climate in Ireland is very mild. The warmest months are Mai to August with 16 - 19°C (51°F - 67°F) the coldest December and January with highs around 8°C (48°F ) and...
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Aug 03, 2007

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Castle Avenue, Clontarf, Dublin, County Dublin, 3, Ireland
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Kilmainham Jail

There is a separate area in the Kilmainham Jail Museum where the last words uttered by the 14 leaders of the 1916 Easter Uprising who were executed, plus some photographs and documents. The first...
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Bunratty Castle

The good - easy to see Irish dancing and singing without having to go to a pub and wait until 11pm. Ample parking. Extremely talented singer and dancers and musicians. Good view from all tables, as...
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Blarney Castle

Unless kissing the Blarney Stone is really worth you time you should just tour the area around the castle and explore the grounds. Plan to spend several hours touring the grounds. A top notch place...
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Waterford Crystal Factory

The house of Waterford Crystal is located in the centre of Waterford and is easy to find. There is a large showroom filled with wonderful crystal what they say is "the largest selection of Waterford...
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City Walks - Walking Tours

I enjoyed the walk along the riverside to Spanish Arch and the Long Walk, then coming back through the lanes to the market and just picking up the odd thing to see here and there. A nice atmosphere...
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Ring of Kerry

The ring of kerry is a wonderful scenic route thew takes in the Kerry peninsular. There are 2 main ways of doing it, by bus or by car. If you do it by car, make sure you drive in the same direction...
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"One of my favorite places in Europe"
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"Green,greener,.......Ireland"
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"Ireland - I wouldn't start from here"
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"Leprechauns Make Me Do It!!!"
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"IRELAND - The Adventure"
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