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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
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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
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Not so much of as warning, more of a helpful hint.Abortion is illegal in Ireland (being largely catholic and all), as is the abortion drug RU4896. Views on abortion are quite reserved and...
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millablake
Aug 18, 2006

The trollies of Knock airport

I swear that the baggage trollys / carts at Knock airport are the worst in the world.These rusting hulks rarely seem to have even one working wheel and are so knackered that even a desperate...
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sourbugger
Nov 30, 2005

Exchange Warning

Especially for holders of U.S. or non-EU credit cards: You have a choice of letting the merchant immediately submit a charge in your home currency AT THE RATE THEY ASSIGN or asking for the charge to...
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gkitzmil
Apr 21, 2005

Troubles finding a B & B in county Clare

On busy weekends, book ahead. This conversation occured on an August weekend in County Clare.Despite the myriad of Bed and Breakfasts in the village and surrouounding areasWe recently spent 4 hours...
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sourbugger
Feb 22, 2005

The worst pub in Ireland

The Dereen Inn, Abbeyknockmoy, Co GalwayI celebrated the new year of 2004/2005 in this unholy cesspit. Don't ask why, it's quite complicated story and involves mythical Brazilian lap-dancers.This pub,...
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sourbugger
Feb 08, 2005

No smoking from March 29th 2004

The new laws that was due to come in during January 2004 to ban smoking from all all pubs, restaurants and other such places finally came into force on 29th March 2004.I know this has happened in New...
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sourbugger
Feb 07, 2005
 
 
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Warning: You are entering a smoke-free area...

Since the end of March, 2004, a smoking ban has been introduced for all public areas in the country. This includes all night clubs, pubs, theatres, restaurants etc.Ash trays are provided outside many...
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AR76
Aug 01, 2004

I don't know what's in them

When it comes to cuisine, Ireland had many fine features - especially when you consider seafood. Oysters and Guiness are a marvelous combination.On the other hand (and I hope they arn't very...
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sourbugger
Apr 20, 2004

Cliffs of Moher

This is a not to be missed scenic wonder but do be careful of the cliffs. People have long since trampled over the restrictive fences and freely walk along cliff paths just inches from certain death....
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CraigT
Jul 13, 2003

Castletownsend B and B

WARNING...If your looking for a wonderful Irish Castle to stay in...the one in the small village of Castletownsend is NOT the one to stay in....we had book prior to our holiday based on the web...
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May 21, 2003

How Do I Get Back to the...

How Do I Get Back to the Hotel? - Better safe than sorry: When traveling to an unfamiliar place, especially to another country, keep a piece of paper with your hotel's address on it. If you do get...
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Mandy23
Feb 26, 2003

Sheep and cattle have right of way

In the countryside sheep and cattle generally have the right of way, and they make ample use of it. In very far-flung corners be prepared to even get out of your car to push a stubborn sheep off the...
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Krumel
Feb 16, 2003

Bring your own bags!

Anyone travelling to Ireland may want to bring their own shopping bags! Recently, shops have started to charge 15c for plastic carrier type bags. The shop assistant will ask if you want a bag and if...
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oneonta_ni
Jan 29, 2003

Guiness is good for you!!

After a night of Guiness, I decided to finish off with something lighter. So I ordered a Harp. Harp is very light, and didn't mix well at all, I had to step outside and empty my stomach in an alley....
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kaloz
Nov 15, 2002

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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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