Along the Wild Atlantic Way with the Boyzz 2019

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Having settled ourselves in to our Salthill appartment, then too wet for us to emerge in Galway town- no Hop On Hop Off !-
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but enjoyed a blustery day around the Burren. Above at Dunghaire castle
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Then a tour of the Hazel Mountain Chocolate factory, yum, before lunch at Lillane's seafood pub
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and we braved a photo shoot out here in the Wilds. We did emerge from our bag in Galway though to enjoy lunch at Kais

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After 3 nights at Salthill, we tagged on to the Wild Atlantic Way signs for the rest of these hols

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Leaving Galway, we followed the wriggly worm up through Conemara to Westport, often along tiny lanes. Lunched in pub at
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El Charrag. Then stopped to explore Kylemore Abbey, a wondrous walled garden- the mater's favourite, after us of course!
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B & B at Westbrook House, once found!, was cold & unwelcoming.
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Dinner in Cian's Westport was yummy. Mary's Kitchen the next day - just bliss!- the padres having just braved Downpatrick Head. Impressed by the turf cutting & oh! to drive that tractor !

 

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Supped in Teds on Achill Island

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We got into this one twice! - well run the Pater!

Then on again, relying on those wriggly worms. to Rosses Point, Sligo

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Delicious smoothies & scones in Mammy Johnstones. Ultra modern room in the Driftwood, bath with a view! Nosh in the restaurant was yummy too!
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Especially that choice of pudds- can we have one of each, please! . A day out around Sligo: Boyle Abbey then
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a trip down the Arigna Coal Mine, no hard hats to fit us, and found some mates. Back through Ballinafad to luxury, and more food, again

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Leaving Rosses Point we continued northwards to Donegal

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Chat with the lass in the Glencolmcille shop, bought some sheep coasters. Then an explore of the nearby Folk Village

 

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Great to arrive at Templeview Lodge, Greencastle, with the bubbly Sheilagh and her teds! Down to Kealy's Seafood Bar for more fishy food

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A final day on the Wild Atlantic. A bakewell tart at Malin Head, coffee & bun at Dunree Fort, back to Moville for some mussels
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Final night at Kells with Mrs Duff, alias Therese Allen! A walk round town included buns at the Book Market Cafe & humouring the pater with the cut outs
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Dinner in the Headfort Arms with a repeat Irish coffee, after the 1st attempt failed the pater approval test

And back home on a delayed Ryan Air flight.. Roll on 2020 for our next visit to the old country!

Life in 2019.

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