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    • Travel Time Donegal Loop

      County Donegal Apr 5, 2014 at 4:53 PM

      Can I come from Derry, see the Donegal Loop with reasonable stop time at the sights and get to Donegal that evening without it being ridiculously late?

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    • 24 Hours in Doolin

      Doolin Mar 24, 2014 at 8:37 AM

      Hey we are heading to Doolin this weekend and it's becoming increasingly difficult to plan some fun things for us 6 ladies on a mini hen day/night. We had the ted tour arranged but yesterday this was cancelled on us - so kinda at a loose end?
      Any suggestions would be appreciated :)

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      Personal WiFi / Mifi Hotspot (information)

      Ireland Mar 22, 2014 at 12:50 AM

      I am not sure how much the car hire folk are charging for mifi these days or the cost of internet hook up in places that charge for the service but Tesco mobile are selling the E5220 @ €50 + €15 for 15GB/month data so €65 sets you up with your own WiFi and a device which you can stick on ebay when yo get back home.

      tescomobile.ie/broadbandandi...

      Side note, using this in N.I. would be Roaming rates

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    • Budget hotels in Dublin

      County Dublin Apr 13, 2014 at 10:10 PM

      Any recommendations for budget hotels in Dublin? I will be in Dublin in May first week.

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    • Collecting a foot passenger from Dublin Ferry Port

      Dublin Apr 3, 2014 at 4:53 AM

      Hi, My daughter is arriving from Holyhead to Dublin next week and I have no idea if I can drive onto the ferry port if I am not actually using the ferry myself. Can someone please tell me if I can get close to the terminal building so I can pick her up. She has just had an operation and doesnt need more stress not knowing where I will be.

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      Day trips from Dublin

      Ireland Mar 27, 2014 at 1:28 PM

      I am in Dublin for 5 nights (4 days). I am limited to public transportation. I intend to do bus tours from Dublin to the following: Cork/Blarney, Galway overnight tour (includes Cliffs of Moher, the Burren, Cong, Kylemore Abbey), taxi tour to Monasterboice/Mellifont Abbey (a.m.) & walking tour of Dublin (p.m). This is a photo assignment for me, and I'm tasked with photographing iconic scenery of Ireland. I decided to go with this list and had to weed out places like Kilkenny, Kerry, Limerick, and Waterford because there is simply not enough time. Was this the right selection of spots?

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    • what do do in claregalway

      Claregalway Apr 10, 2014 at 5:02 AM

      Suggestions of what to do on a 4 day visit to claregalway. Staying at Claregalway Hotel but have a car. Places to eat and drink?

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    • How much time to spend in Kilkenny

      Kilkenny Mar 26, 2014 at 7:01 PM

      Hi, I am interested in visiting Kilkenny and would like to know how much time should we spend in the city? Is there a lot to see and Should we spend a night there or a few hours in the city is enough?

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    • Day travel Dublin to killarney

      Ireland Mar 23, 2014 at 10:12 PM

      Is it worth the drive

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    • things to dp

      Lismore Yesterday

      is there a pool locally for kids?

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    • Easter Break

      Waterford Apr 10, 2014 at 12:59 PM

      What is there to do over the easter down in tramore / waterford? considering a break away!!

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    • shopping on Inisheer

      Inisheer Apr 4, 2014 at 6:58 AM

      can you buy aran sweaters on Inisheer

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      Central Dublin Hotel or B&B

      Dublin 11 hours ago

      Any suggestion for a decent hotel or B&B in Central Dublin around mid June? It should be for two persons (my wife and myself) and should have a private bathroom. Help me out please. Thank you,
      Gerry The-Dutchman

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      Galway in a day

      Galway Mar 26, 2014 at 1:37 PM

      We are on a cruise in May and one of the Ports of Call is Galway. We are there from 8-6 but Im estimating we will be off the ship maybe 10-3 or 10-4 maximum. I have been looking at the tips and hints here and various other sites and there seems so much to see and do. I was wondering if anyone had any opinions on what are really must do activities baring in mind we have only 5-6 hours ashore

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    • Travel to Dublin

      County Clare Mar 19, 2014 at 1:09 PM

      I'm visiting Ireland for the first time with some friends. Our base will be in Ennis. I'd like to see Dublin for a day or two and was wondering what the most economical way to travel would be.

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      Galway, Killenary or Cork...which two cities would you stay a few nights at?

      Ireland Apr 8, 2014 at 12:50 PM

      My wife and I will be in Ireland for 10 days and will be in Dublin for 3 nights and the Shannon Castle for one night. I plan on staying at two of the above cities for 3 nights each. I know there are a lot of variables but at first glance which two cities would you recommend?? We will NOT have a car

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    • Getting a wheelchair bound elderly lady to Knock from Dublin

      Knock Mar 28, 2014 at 12:00 PM

      I have a request from a Lady who suffers from parkinsons and is wheelchair bound.
      She is in a nursing home and is totally dependent for all her needs. She is eighty four.
      She lives in a nursing home and would love to go to Knock for four days.

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      Time to drive

      Killarney Apr 2, 2014 at 6:09 PM

      What is a realistic driving time from Doolin to Killarney, Ireland?

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      Best time to visit and driving there.

      Ireland Mar 24, 2014 at 3:14 AM

      Hi, I am planning to go to Ireland this year for 2-3 weeks. Both Northern and the Republic of Ireland. I am thinking to go either in the last week of August or mid September. Is this a good time to go? Also for those VT'ers who have been there and in your own country regularly drive on the right side of the road how difficult is it to adapt to driving on the left?

      My son wants to see as many castles as we can while we are there. Any suggestions on the best way to see them? Go in a loop, try to find them one by one - just looking for the best way to see as many as we can. Any we should avoid? Any that are haunted?

      Also is it easy to find accommodations there? Should I book ahead or can I walk into a B&B and get a room?

      Any suggestions are greatly appreciated.

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    • bus timetable

      by jeanowens Online Now Aug 21, 2013 at 12:57 AM

      is there public transport from the sligo park hotel

      3 Answers Aug 21, 2013 at 1:57 PM
    • What to do in Sligo

      by Shellenski Online Now Mar 23, 2012 at 10:04 PM

      I am traveling with 3 friends through Ireland in August 2012 and we had planned to stop in Sligo for one night. Could you give me some tips/recommendations as to what is good to see/do there.

      Thanks

      3 Answers Mar 24, 2012 at 5:08 PM
    • train travel from london to sligo planner

      by paintings2 Online Now Sep 21, 2011 at 6:11 PM

      If I want to travel from london to sligo by train but I do not know where to get train from if anyone
      the trip from sligo how did u get to london please i am going to a
      Street called barrack thank you

      6 Answers Sep 23, 2011 at 11:26 AM
    • TRAVEL FROM SLIGO TO?

      by Yve1 Online Now Jul 9, 2010 at 7:54 PM

      After spending a week horsebackriding in the Sligo area, we have 5 days to travel to other areas of Ireland. Are there specific modes of travel from Sligo that make it easy to see other areas. We will be arriving from Dublin by train to Sligo, so would like to go to the Spainish Point area, but am not sure how to get there from Sligo since we will not have a car. Or, should we head to another area. We are very flexible. Are there car rentals in Sligo that allow us to drop off the car in Dublin where we will be flying home? ANy type of information or suggestions would be appreciated? This is our first visit abroad to Ireland.

      5 Answers Aug 13, 2010 at 8:34 AM
    • HAS ANYONE GONE HORSEBACKRIDING IN THE AREA?

      by Yve1 Online Now Jul 4, 2010 at 3:49 PM

      Inoticed the posting regarding the sheep and the hiking trails, has anyone gone horsebackriding without a guide in the area of Sligo?

      1 Answer Jul 4, 2010 at 7:13 PM
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      Flea markets, Car boot sales & Antique markets or stores on FridayJune 25&

      by charlesracine Online Now May 25, 2010 at 10:36 AM

      Hello, does anyone have any information and detail on local/Sligo Flea markets, Car boot sales & Antique markets or stores on Friday June 25th? We really enjoy the experience of a local market. We will have a car also, local public transportation works well too.

      Thank you all for any & all comments.

    • Gentry

      by kneeznau Online Now Sep 6, 2009 at 3:28 PM

      I see nothing about the Gentry on any of the postings? Ben Bulben and Ross Pt. are associated with Them. Any locals or tourists have experience of Them?

      1 Answer Sep 7, 2009 at 11:40 AM
    • lodging near sligo train station

      by seyahat Online Now Jun 7, 2009 at 8:57 PM

      Can anyone recommend a hotel or B&B in Sligo that is not too far from the train station? (Unless the train station is in a dreadful part of town that you'd discourage staying in.) Main concerns are something accessible to my 93-year-old mom who uses a push walker and can't do a lot of stairs at one time. Did you have occasion to use either taxi or bus from the station to the hotel or B&B? Do you recall the approximate cost?

      4 Answers Jun 11, 2009 at 3:14 PM
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      Gillighan’s World

      by alivan Online Now Jun 15, 2008 at 12:39 PM

      Hi!
      I'm interested in visit Sligo this summer with child and I want more information about Gillighan’s World, it seems a nice option for my nieces. Is a good place?
      What can I visit in Sligo for two days?
      Thank you in advance for your replays.

      Alícia

      2 Answers Jun 16, 2008 at 8:05 AM
    • Writer looking for accommodations

      by dwright4100 Online Now Mar 15, 2008 at 4:10 PM

      Going to Co. Sligo for three weeks this summer.I am an assistant to a writer and we will be doing research for a book while there. Where do you suggest we stay? We can stay anywhere in Co Sligo. Ideally, we would like to stay in a house in a village center where we can walk to eat, to a pub. We are open to all accommodations that offer comofort and have charm.

      4 Answers Jun 25, 2008 at 1:21 AM
    • the bar you left a tip about :)

      by yeeooo Online Now Mar 12, 2008 at 5:10 AM

      thinking of headin 2 sligo 4 a getaway and i like the sound of that pub u were on about, you said its formal dress code, i just wanted 2 no if i would look 2 out of place if i wore a dress and heels and just get dolled up :) pretty vain question but you know how it is :) thanks... louise

      2 Answers Mar 12, 2008 at 8:53 AM
    • londonderry to sligo to belfast

      by suslyon Online Now Sep 8, 2007 at 8:26 AM

      we were thinking of going from derry to galway then to belfast, oct 18-19, but think sligo is a better choice for driving etc. any good thoughts about b*b or farm in sligo?

    • laundramat

      by mikegil Online Now Aug 9, 2006 at 6:33 PM

      Is there a laundramat in Sligo?? we will bw spending two weeks in ireland later this month. Our two day stop in Sligo is in the middle of our trip. Packing will be much easier if we knew we could do laundry while we wre in Sligo

      1 Answer Aug 10, 2006 at 12:05 AM
    • Info on enniscrone in sligo

      by pebfiona Online Now May 31, 2005 at 3:44 PM

      I am going to Enniscrone in Sligo in july and I was wondering are their many places of historical interest near there. Also what all activites are there for three young children aged 4, 3 and 2. Love to hear from you.

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      a nameplace in sligo.

      by bankowskiboy Online Now Apr 2, 2005 at 8:06 PM

      hi,i believe my mothers surname came from a place called o'tarpaigh.in sligo.her name was tarpey,a good ancient irish name by all accounts.does this place exist to this day.

      7 Answers Sep 11, 2012 at 4:51 PM
    • Has anyone ever been to Easkey south of Sligo?

      by betsyteeter Online Now Jul 10, 2004 at 9:57 AM

      My husband and I have rented a cottage in Easkey for our base as we explore the coast. I can't find much information on the town except that it's well known for surfing. We also plan on getting up to Killybegs since this is where my ancestors Derry's are from and would love any information on the area from those who have traveled or live there. Thanks! Betsy