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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

Blarney Castle Tips (40)

make a fool out of yourself

Blarney Castle is an interesting castle north of the city of Cork and while it is great for the old architecture and the park most of the tourists just get there because of an old ledgend and in order...
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globetrott
Mar 05, 2016

Blarney Castle

Absolutely worth a short trip by Bus Eareann.When you walk around in the castle you have the feeling you can here the voices of people sreaming about another pig that is cooked...:-)The castle is...
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Joenes
Oct 07, 2005

Blarney Castle and the gardens

The gardens around the Castle were truly beautiful. Lots of soft green grass, colourful trees and a small stream. The walk to the Castle from the gates was a pleasure in itself. Even if you don't...
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lou31
Jul 10, 2005

Blarney Castle and that stone.

You can't go to Ireland and not kiss the blarney stone. It is not for the feint hearted though! If you can make it up the steep windy steps you can kiss the stone. Not sure which was the harder to do....
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lou31
May 25, 2007

Blarney Castle

Thursday, September 29 - CORK - KILLARNEY Back on the "freeway" to Blarney Castle. Had to kiss that Blarney Stone. Blarney Castle is very interesting and the grounds are beautiful and the size of the...
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Goner
Nov 13, 2008

Pucker Up!

OK, can you REALLY go to Ireland and NOT want to kiss the Blarney Stone? Legend has it, kissing the Blarney Stone will imbue the kisser with the gift of eloquent and persuasive speech - the gift of...
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TravellerMel
Dec 03, 2008

Kiss the Blarney Stone

It is believed that those that kiss this stone will have the gift of eloquence bestowed upon them. Well the gift of the gab rather being" blarney" which means the gift of pleasent talk, intending to...
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jo104
Apr 13, 2010

Where the Locals Pee...

If you are an inveterate gabber, you must go and kiss the Blarney Stone, thereby absolving you of all blame-it's the stones fault! I didn't realize that you have to lie down, and bend over backwards...
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Rhondaj
Sep 15, 2002

Blarney Castle

If you kiss the Blarney Stone you are supposed to have 7 years of luck... Well, it is up to you to do so! But first you will have to climb up quite a few pretty steep stairs!! It is well worth it, if...
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tini58de
Sep 16, 2006

Kiss the Blarney Stone

I wasnt bothered about kissing the Blarney Stone. I mainly just wanted to see the castle. You have to pay to get into the grounds which the castle is situated. Its worth the price, the gardens are...
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nylo
Mar 27, 2008

Blarney Castle

Most people are attracted to Blarney Castle because of its famous stone. The walk through the gardens before you actually get to the castle was very enjoyable and do remember to visit the Poison...
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ChristaV
Oct 12, 2010

Blarney Castle, The Kissing Stone

At the top of the castle you will find the famous stone that is believed to have the power to bestow the gift of eloquence on all those who kiss it.You will have to be in a weird hanging position to...
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Joenes
Oct 07, 2005
 
 
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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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