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Day 4 - Wed: Connemara & Kylemore Abbey
This morning travel around Connemara which is renowned for its misty mountains, the Twelve Bens.
Drive through Spiddal, a village on Galway Bay where the Irish language is still spoken.
Travel on through Maam Cross in the heart of Connemara to Clifden on the Atlantic coast. Lunch at the resturant transformed from railway station there.
Visit the romantic 19th century Kylemore Abbey, now a girls' school.
(B, D) Second night at Ardilaun House Hotel, Galway. After dinner we go to a local pub, An Pucan, with Irish traditional music and craic (though fright at first song which was American country) sitting with an American woman living in Cork, up with her Australian pilot and others for drink and music.
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20 Sp Mon: Bunratty Folk Park and Knappogue 21 Sp Tue: Cliffs of Moher and Galway Bay 22 Sp Wed: Connemara and Kylemore Abbey 22 Sp Wed: Connemara and Kylemore Abbey 23 Sp Thu: Leenane, Louisbourgh, and Westport 24 Sp Fri: Yeats' Country, Omagh, and Donegal 25 Sp Sat: Omagh or Derry and Ulster American Folk Park 26 Sp Sun: Giant's Causeway and Glens of Antrim 27 Sp Mon: Somme Heritage Centre and Boyne Valley 28 Sp Tue: Dublin Tour and Jurys Cabaret 29 Sp Wed: Glendalough and Waterford Crystal 30 Sp Thu: Cobh Heritage Centre and Blarney Stone 1 Oc Fri: Ring of Kerry Tour 2 Oc Sat: Return to Shannon