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Connemara National Park, Ireland

While on the east coast of Ireland, Alex and I were able to do some hiking in the Connemara National Park. Hiking to the top of Diamond Hill is the best hike in the area. 443 more words


Favorite experiences in Ireland - Part 2

Grafton Street, one of Dublin’s shopping districts, was bustling with artistic displays and merchants selling colorful flowers. Its creative atmosphere made it a great spot for the statue honoring one of Ireland’s musicians, Philip Lynott of Thin Lizzy. 763 more words


Galway and Connemara

We had planned to take a tour to Cork this past weekend, we booked the tour and woke up at 5:30am to catch the tour bus but when we arrived we were told that tour was not running and we would have to reschedule. 1,094 more words

My Irish Adventure

Ireland Day 6: Taking in Connemara National Park and Cruising the Killary Fjord

(This is part of a series of posts recapping my family’s trip to Ireland in 2012; all posts have been lifted from my travel journal.) 530 more words


Exploring Ireland: Our Trip Itinerary

My family is extremely Irish. When my friends think of the typical (dare I say cliche?) fun-loving, self-deprecating, Guinness and Jameson drinking, St.Patrick’s Day celebrating family, mine is most likely the one that comes to mind. 229 more words


Road tripping around Ireland

Early this year we road tripped around Ireland to see more of its countryside and natural scenery rather than city hop via public transport. It was one of the best decisions we made to rent a car and use an old fashioned road map to guide us. 401 more words


Return to Ireland: Day Five

Day Five: Connemara National Park

Not everyone on the tour joined us on the bus Thursday, electing to stay in Galway instead. I understand their reasoning, since we had a pretty grueling time on the bus the day before. 1,538 more words