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Location: County Clare

Day 1 - 1 Apr 2019

Shannon Airport

County Clare, Shannon Airport
County Clare, Shannon Airport
County Clare, Shannon Airport

Content: Our journey to Ireland begin with an 8 hours British Airways flight from Heathrow airport to Shannon airport. The flight was extremely comfortable, small and very well organised airport, staff was super efficient.

Trump International Golf Links & Hotel Doonbeg Ireland

County Clare, Trump International Golf Links & Hotel Doonbeg Ireland
County Clare, Trump International Golf Links & Hotel Doonbeg Ireland

Content: Rented a car and took 1 hour drive from airport to our hotel where we checked in. Great ocean view location and beautiful surroundings, rooms were clean and wide, staff was very professional. We skipped our dinner at hotel as it was already served on board.

Location: County Clare

Day 2 - 2 Apr 2019

Bunratty Castle & Folk Park

County Clare, Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
County Clare, Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
County Clare, Bunratty Castle & Folk Park

Content: Woke up early in the morning and had a buffet breakfast. Later we rented car and reached Bunratty Castle & Folk Park which is known for medieval banquets where Bunratty Castle Entertainers perform. Enjoyed the walk around the castle, tons of things to explore for animals to equipments there is everything.

King John’s Castle

County Clare, King John’s Castle
County Clare, King John’s Castle
County Clare, King John’s Castle
County Clare, King John’s Castle

Content: Driving further for around 20 min we reached King John’s Castle, known for its massive gatehouse, battlements and corner towers. Castle with its fascinating history, which displays a short story form film which reveals how castle was built. Towers provide great view.

Location: County Limerick

Day 2 - 2 Apr 2019

Lough Gur

County Limerick, Lough Gur
County Limerick, Lough Gur
County Limerick, Lough Gur
County Limerick, Lough Gur

Content: With a 30 min drive we reached Lough Gur located in County Limerick, which is a lake forming horse shoe shape and an important archaeological site. Beautiful picturesque landscape which offers walk along the lake.

Location: County Tipperary

Day 2 - 2 Apr 2019

Rock of Cashel

County Tipperary, Rock of Cashel
County Tipperary, Rock of Cashel
County Tipperary, Rock of Cashel
County Tipperary, Rock of Cashel

Content: Headed further towards our last destination for the day which was Rock of Cashel, it is an ancient royal site of the kings of Munster. Great castle to feel the history and it offers best panoramic view of the town. The cathedral is being shifted in the city.

Cahir House Hotel

County Tipperary, Cahir House Hotel
County Tipperary, Cahir House Hotel
County Tipperary, Cahir House Hotel

Content: Checked in to hotel on the way to our destination for next day. Staff was helpful and friendly, rooms were comfortable and clean, a fine television with lot of channels.

Cahir House Hotel

County Tipperary, Cahir House Hotel
County Tipperary, Cahir House Hotel

Content: Had tasty vegetarian meal for our dinner at the hotel itself. Place was crowded but service was quick and hassle free.

Location: County Kerry

Day 3 - 3 Apr 2019

Killarney National Park

County Kerry, Killarney National Park
County Kerry, Killarney National Park
County Kerry, Killarney National Park
County Kerry, Killarney National Park

Content: With a delicious buffet breakfast started our morning heading towards Killarney National Park which was 2 hour drive from County Tipperary. The park is famous for its oak woodlands and it is the largest area of native woodland remaining in Ireland. Hiked towards the waterfall, lakes and mountains, scenery was stunning.

Muckross Garden Restaurant

County Kerry, Muckross Garden Restaurant
County Kerry, Muckross Garden Restaurant

Content: Visited a local restaurant in the Killarney National Park, ordered sandwiches which were available in wide variety and decent in taste. Dinning offered amazing views of Muckross and garden.

Muckross House

County Kerry, Muckross House
County Kerry, Muckross House

Content: Had a short walk and reached Muckross House, which is a mansion designed by the British architect for Henry Arthur Herbert and his wife. Beautiful architecture with glorious flowers.

Kenmare Bay Hotel & Resort

County Kerry, Kenmare Bay Hotel & Resort
County Kerry, Kenmare Bay Hotel & Resort

Content: After visiting Muckross house had a 30 min ride and checked-in to a family friendly hotel, receptionist was polite and staff was helpful. Rooms were spacious and big to accommodate.

Location: County Kerry

Day 4 - 4 Apr 2019

Star of Kenmare Wildlife Cruise

County Kerry, Star of Kenmare Wildlife Cruise
County Kerry, Star of Kenmare Wildlife Cruise

Content: Our morning began with a delicious breakfast and a short drive to port and boarded a Star Kenmare wildlife cruise. The views from the boat were stunning, saw many seals and other wildlife creatures. Studied the unique marine life and uninhabited islands.

Skellig Islands

County Kerry, Skellig Islands
County Kerry, Skellig Islands

Content: Later after exploring marine life we visited Skellig Islands which are 2 rocky uninhabited rocky islets and home to large colony of gannets. Well preserved monastery and consisting beautiful view. There are lots of steps to reach the top not recommended for aged people.

Kenmare Brewhouse

County Kerry, Kenmare Brewhouse
County Kerry, Kenmare Brewhouse

Content: Returned back to our hotel and relaxed, later in the evening with a short walk reached a local restaurant where we had our dinner with drinks and some live music. Taste was good and hospitality was fabulous.

Location: Blarney

Day 5 - 5 Apr 2019

Blarney Castle & Gardens

Blarney, Blarney Castle & Gardens
Blarney, Blarney Castle & Gardens
Blarney, Blarney Castle & Gardens

Content: With a delicious breakfast started our morning and headed towards next destination Blarney Castle & Gardens with 2 hours drive, which is famous for its Blarney stone. It is much more then just a stone it is rich in culture and history. Very impressive castle with stunning immersive gardens, Poison garden and waterfall are gem.

The Lemon Tree Restaurant

Blarney, The Lemon Tree Restaurant
Blarney, The Lemon Tree Restaurant

Content: Had our lunch near the Blarney Castle & Gardens in a Irish restaurant. Had salmon and chili cone both were super delicious, staff was very attentive.

Location: Cobh

Day 5 - 5 Apr 2019

Cobh Harbour

Cobh, Cobh Harbour
Cobh, Cobh Harbour
Cobh, Cobh Harbour

Content: While heading further towards our hotel we visited Cobh harbour which is second largest natural harbour, widely known as the final port of call for the RMS Titanic before it set out on its maiden voyage. Nice decent clean port loaded with a unforgettable history.

Commodore Hotel

Cobh, Commodore Hotel
Cobh, Commodore Hotel
Cobh, Commodore Hotel

Content: Checked-in to a hotel which had elegant restaurant & a nautical-themed bar, and a rooftop garden. Staff was very professional and ready to help in every possible way, rooms were comfortable and clean.

Location: Salthill

Day 6 - 6 Apr 2019

Galway Cathedral

Salthill, Galway Cathedral
Salthill, Galway Cathedral
Salthill, Galway Cathedral
Salthill, Galway Cathedral
Salthill, Galway Cathedral

Content: After breakfast took a 3 hour drive to Sathill city where we visited our first destinantion which was Galway Cathedral, which is one of the city's largest buildings and its huge octagonal dome is visible for miles around. It is made up of Galway stone. Architecture was great and singers were amazing.

Eyre Square

Salthill, Eyre Square
Salthill, Eyre Square

Content: Next to Galway cathedral visited Eyre Square which is also known as John F. Kennedy Memorial Park, located in city center, excellent place to relax, consisting of beautiful flower arrangements.

Ard Bia at Nimmos

Salthill, Ard Bia at Nimmos
Salthill, Ard Bia at Nimmos

Content: After exploring Eyre Square we visited a Iris restaurant for our lunch near to Spanish Arch. Beautifully located beside the river with quirky interior. The food and service was impeccable and must try deserts.

Spanish Arch

Salthill, Spanish Arch

Content: The Spanish Arch is one of the last remaining pieces of Galway's historical city walls, it was used to keep invading army out. Lovely little historic place and a well organised museum to the next door. Nothing much to explore.

Location: County Mayo

Day 6 - 6 Apr 2019

Ashford Castle

County Mayo, Ashford Castle
County Mayo, Ashford Castle
County Mayo, Ashford Castle

Content: With an 1 hour's drive checked in to a 5 star accommodation. In the evening as soon as we reached we saw the glowing castle which was astonishingly beautiful. Rooms were well organised and had all the amenities required, service was top notch.

Location: County Galway

Day 7 - 7 Apr 2019

Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden

County Galway, Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden
County Galway, Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden
County Galway, Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden
County Galway, Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden

Content: In the morning had a delicious buffet breakfast and took 1 hour drive and reached Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden. It was built as a romantic gift, surrounding mountains and lakes. A fantastic picturesque surrounding, great place to walk and have a glimpse of history and stories of the family.

Location: Westport

Day 7 - 7 Apr 2019

Westport house

Westport, Westport house
Westport, Westport house

Content: While returning back we took an hour drive towards Westport house which is owned by Huges family. Loved the architecture of the house and history of the family. We took a self guided walking tour of 30 rooms. Nothing much to explore but a good place for kids.

Location: County Mayo

Day 7 - 7 Apr 2019

Ashford Castle Spa

County Mayo, Ashford Castle Spa
County Mayo, Ashford Castle Spa

Content: Returned back to hotel after spending a day exploring history, had a relaxing spa session. Staff was very knowledgeable about the acupressure points. Spa was magnificent.

Ashford Castle

County Mayo, Ashford Castle
County Mayo, Ashford Castle
County Mayo, Ashford Castle

Content: After a relaxing spa session visited Ashford Castle restaurant and had dinner. Food was superb and service was impeccable. Must experience the royal hospitality here.

Location: County Clare

Day 8 - 8 Apr 2019

Poulnabrone Dolmen

County Clare, Poulnabrone Dolmen
County Clare, Poulnabrone Dolmen

Content: Started our morning with a declicious breakfast and headed towards County Clare which took approx 2 hour to reach. Here we had our first stop at Poulnabrone Dolmen which is an unusually large dolmen or portal tomb. Beautiful picturesque landscape made up of lime stone.

Cliffs of Moher

County Clare, Cliffs of Moher

Content: Taking a 30 min drive off route we reached Cliff of Moher, which is one of the famous geotourism destinations and also recognized by UNESCO. The views and scenery are breath taking, one of the most beautiful architecture of nature.

The Burren

County Clare, The Burren
County Clare, The Burren
County Clare, The Burren

Content: Moving on further with a 30 min drive reached The Burren which is a remarkable assemblage of plants and animals. Most of the species of flowers are found here. We trekked through the trails, lime stones and woods. Hiking shoes are highly recommended.

Bunratty Castle Hotel, BW Signature Collection

County Clare, Bunratty Castle Hotel, BW Signature Collection
County Clare, Bunratty Castle Hotel, BW Signature Collection
County Clare, Bunratty Castle Hotel, BW Signature Collection

Content: Checked-in to hotel near to airport after a 1 hour of drive. Staff were cooperative, high standard cleanliness, receptionist was polite and rooms were huge and warm.

Hook & Ladder Sarsfield Street

County Clare, Hook & Ladder Sarsfield Street

Content: Relaxed at hotel and later took a short drive to a local restaurant for dinner. Ordered Burger and french fries both were average, ambiance was decent, staff was friendly and price were affordable.

Location: County Clare

Day 9 - 9 Apr 2019

Shannon Airport

County Clare, Shannon Airport
County Clare, Shannon Airport

Content: Skipped breakfast and took a 15 min short drive to Shannon Airport from where we boarded a 9 hour Ryanair flight to Heathrow airport. Check-in was hassle free and crew was very helpful. The food on board was average.