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    Jon's Ireland Vacation Travelogue - June 2002
    The 1998 trip

    My one week trip to Ireland. Travels in Sligo, Donegal, Dublin, and other Irish stuff.
    If you are thinking about traveling to Ireland, I strongly recommend it. It was one of the most wonderful places I've ever been. I have the trip broken up to lessen the download wait.

    Day 1: Sceptre Tours, Shannon, Burren, Black's Head, Bunratty Castle, driving, Poulnabrone wedge tomb, Leamanegh Castle, mud, Gleninagh Castle, B&B vouchers, holy wells, slugs, Ballyvaughan, Guinness, Service, black pudding, power adapters.

    Day 2-3: Rock of Cashel, Lough Gur, Grange stone circle, poo, standing stones, swans, passage tombs, car parks, Hore Abbey, Irish accent, Ennis, Tuborcurry, sunrise, Knocknara, Lough Gill, GPS, Queen Meabh's tomb, trails, Strandhill, Colgagh Lough, crannog, Parke's castle, Yeats, Deerpark court tomb, hidden megalithic sites, waterfalls, Sligo, Creevykeel court tomb.

    Day 4: Carrowkeel tombs, dolmens, cairns, Keshcorran caves, sheep poop, Carrowmore tombs, Benbulbin, Strandhill.

    Day 5-6: Tubercurry, Donegal, Devenish Island, Enniskillen, Cassidy Ancient Rath, Lough Ernie, Drumskinny stone circle and alignment, Boa Island janus figure, traffic, Ardara, Nancy's pub, Donegal peninsula, Slieve League cliffs, Killybegs, Peat, Malin Beg court tomb, Malin More, Trabane Strand, St John's Point, Dunkineely, sunset.

    Day 7-8: Gweebarra Bridge, Inishowen Peninsula, Errigal Mountain, Glenveagh National Park, Griahan of Aileach stone fort, Carndonagh high cross, Beltany stone circle, Beaghmore stone circles, Navan Fort, Ballynoe Stone Circle, Legananny Dolman, Newgrande passage tomb, Proleek Dolmen, Dublin, O'Connell Street.

    Jon's Ireland Vacation Travelogue - May 1998

    My three week trip to Ireland. Travels in Dublin, Cork, Kerry, Sligo, Mayo, and other Irish stuff.
    Useful links for Irish travelers. And answers to frequently asked questions.
    I'm always happy to answer questions about the trip, just keep in mind that I've only been there for a few weeks. I certainly don't consider myself an expert. If you have good irish travel tips or some cool stories, feel free to send them to me. I love to hear your travel stories. I have answers to frequently asked questions on the link above.

    If you are thinking about traveling to Ireland, I strongly recommend it. It was one of the most wonderful places I've ever been.

    I have the trip broken up to lessen the download wait. If you have a higher bandwidth connection, I have the entire trip in one file here.

    Days 1-4: Dublin, General Post Office, O’Connell Street, Flannigan’s, Enniskerry, Trinity Collage, Book of Kells, Gallager’s Boxty Café, National Museum, Brea Head, Dublin Castle, Liffy River, Burdock’s, Lord Edwards, Dublinia, Christ Church Cathedral, Davie Burns Pub, National Heraldry Museum, Fitzer’s, O’Donehue’s.

    Days 5-8: Glendelough, Glenmacnass waterfall, peat, Lough Tay, Roundwood, Wicklow Mountains, Seefin passage tomb, Blessington, Kilteer Abbey, Baltinglass, Castle Ruddy stone circle, Piper's stone cirle, Johnnie Fox's, Powerscourt Mansion, Kilgarven, Kilkenny, Packey’s.

    Days 9-12: Beare Peninsula, Dunboy Castle, Healy Pass, Kilcaskin church and Oghum stone, Ballynahown wedge grave, Leitrim Beg standing stone, Derrintaggart stone circle, Teernahillane raised ring fort, Bantry, O’Conner’s, Gougane Barra Park, Kilkenny National Park, black pudding, Ross Castle, Muckross House, traditional music, Gurteen Stone Circle, Coomhola Valley, road signs, Mary Ann’s, Castletownshend, Drombeg stone circle.

    Days 13-16: Ring of Kerry, Staigue stone fort, Catherdanial, The Blind Piper, Daniel O’Connel, Derrynane Strand, Ballinskelligs Abby, Aldully Castle, Kenmare, Michael Quill Center, Castlebar, road bowling, Quay Cottage, Westport, Crough Patrick, Murrusk Abbey, Turlough stone tower, Strade Abbey, Meelick stone tower, Rosserk Abbey, Killala Stone Tower, Rathfran Abby, Breaffy House.

    Days 17-20: Galway, Ross Abby, Shrule, Aghagower, Colgher stone fort, Attracta’s holy well, Carrowkeel, Drumanone wedge tomb, Moytara Castle, Ceide Fields

    Days 21-23: Connemara, Eriff river valley, Killary Harbor, Delphi valley, Kylemore Abbey, Sky Road/Clifden, Connemarra Park, Lough Nafooey, Lough Mask, The Burren, Moran’s, The Cliffs of Moore.

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