Category Archives: Co. Clare

The Burren, Co. Clare : Travel Reminiscences

10 day self-drive tour of Ireland : October 2009 I found this region fascinating!!!! The Burren is a vast limestone plateau in northwest County Clare  covering 500 square miles!!!!    In the 1640’s, Cromwell’s surveyor described it as ‘a savage … Continue reading

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Doolin, Co. Clare : Travel Reminiscences

10 day self-drive tour of Ireland : October 2009 From the Cliffs of Moher, we drove a short distance to the village of Doolin, which is near the port for the Aran Islands ..   Inside the Music Shop .. … Continue reading

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Cliffs of Moher, Co. Clare : Travel Reminiscences

10 day self-drive tour of Ireland : October 2009 En route to Galway for our next two-night stay,  Hubby and I stopped at the magnificent Cliffs of Moher.  I had done a post at the time…  Cliffs of Moher, Co.  … .. but … Continue reading

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Bunratty Winery, Co. Clare : Travel Reminiscences

10 day self-drive tour of Ireland : October 2009 To complete our Bunratty Castle and Folk Park experience, hubby and I drove a little further down the road to the Bunratty Winery Irish mead … mead … and more mead … Continue reading

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Bunratty Castle and Folk Park, Co. Clare .. part 2 : Travel Reminiscences

 10 day self-drive tour of Ireland : October 2009 Having been through Bunratty Castle, hubby and I strolled through the recreation of a 19th century Folk Park … in intermittent rain.  Umbrella in one hand .. camera in the other.  … Continue reading

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Bunratty Castle and Folk Park, Co. Clare: Travel Reminiscences

10 day self-drive tour of Ireland : October 2009 It was raining on and off, and rather chilly, on the day hubby and I explored Bunratty Castle and strolled through the Folk Park, umbrella in one hand and camera in the other. Bunratty … Continue reading

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Killaloe and Ballina, Co. Clare: Travel Reminiscences

10 day self-drive tour of Ireland : October 2009 Looking back through my Ireland posts of 2009, I see I haven’t done a post on Bunratty Castle itself, only the Folk Park, a re-creation of 19th century Irish life Sooo .. instead of … Continue reading

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