D&D Travel Presents Our Ireland Getaway 2013... "Galway & the West Coast - Castles, Cliffs and More"

Please enjoy this selection of 41 images from the DVD of our November 3 - 9 annual jaunt to the Emerald Isle... and consider joining us for our 2014 Getaway to Killarney & Southwest Ireland... All of our explorers receive a complimentary copy of the DVD documenting the entire experience!

Images c. 2013, Dennis A. Hubbs, D&D Travel Services, LLC        [HOME]

 Early morning fog at Durty Nellys, with Bunratty Castle in the background

Spectacular, at over 700 feet above the North Atlantic, in Liscannor, County Clare!

O'Brien's Tower, at the Cliffs, overlooking the rugged North Atlantic Ocean...in sunshine!!!

Downtown Galway, along the River Corrib, steps from our hotel on Quay Street

Dunguaire Castle, Kinvara, County Galway

Poulnabrone Dolmen - A Megalithic Tomb in the Burren...

Long retired, along the River Corrib, Galway

Above and below - Ennis

Typical thatched-roof cottage, County Galway...fast disappearing in Ireland.

"Who...me??" The ruins of a stone cottage, County Galway

Above and next two below - Cashel House & Gardens, Connemara, County Galway

Even in November, the gardens are laden with late-autumn blooms, some of which will remain all winter!

The view from the top of the hill at Cashel House, which operates as a hotel in-season

Babbling brook in the countryside!

Sunset, viewed from Celtic Crystal in Moycullen, County Galway...

Above - The Church of Sts. Peter and Paul, opposite Athlone Castle.

Above and below: Just two examples of the many gorgeous stained glass windows in the church...

In Athlone, Sean's Bar is Ireland's oldest, circa 900AD!

These Norman castle ruins date back to the year 1269!

A greeter at the entrance to Roscommon Castle Ruins!

The Priory is directly opposite Athenry Castle...

What's on tap in Ireland?!!

Above and next two below: Lovely nighttime color in downtown Galway City...

The moon hovers in the sky above the entrance to our hotel in Galway City...

Founded by Saint Ciaran in 546AD, in Shannonbridge, Athlone, County Offaly

Steps leading to what is believed to be St. Ciaran's gravesite, under the small stone church ruins (above). So far however, excavation has not revealed any remains...

Beautiful Celtic crosses such as this one at Clonmacnoise, dot the Irish landscape...

This view, as well as the one directly below, is from a public park on the edge of the city center...

Typical colorful shop window display on Nassau Street, Dublin...

Also on Nassau Street, opposite Trinity College and the Book of Kells!

At the corner of Nassau & Grafton Streets...

Gorgeous November blooms along this pedestrian way in downtown Dublin!

Finally, shoppers move briskly along Grafton Street, with Christmas decorations soon to be lit!


Thanks for looking... Ask us about our 2014 Ireland Getaway, November 2 - 8 from Boston!   - Dennis & Donna


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