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8 Day trip august 2013 All advice welcome

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8 Day trip august 2013 All advice welcome

I'm in the planning stages for an 8 day trip for 10th anniversary and would welcome any feedback.thanks

aug 7 fly to Dublin from Edinburgh.stay in Dublin

aug 8 pick up hire car,travel to Cavan,stay at cabra castle

aug 9 travel to Cong,stay at ashford castle

aug 10 travel to Galway? via Clifden,not sure of hotel,any thoughts?

aug 11 travel to Bunratty via the Cliffs of Moher,stay at Bunratty castle hotel

aug 12 travel to Kilkenny,stay at River Court hotel

aug 13 travel to Dublin,return car,stay in dublin till morning of aug 15 and fly to Manchester

any thoughts on Dublin hotels or things to see between destinations would be a great help.thanks!!

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1. Re: 8 Day trip august 2013 All advice welcome

Far too much driving! You do know that Bunratty Castle hotel is not "castle accommodation"? Popular only for wedding parties and people leaving on early flights from Shannon airport.

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2. Re: 8 Day trip august 2013 All advice welcome

in my view like reply #1 you have planned way too much for 8 days and will spend the majority of your time driving and not staying anywhere long enough to enjoy it . better off maybe divivding your time between Dublin and the Galway and the the west......a suggestion would be

- 2 full days in Dublin - Guiness Storehouse, City Tour, Trinity College,

- drive to Galway and use as a base for 3 or 4 days...day trips to The Burren & Cliff of Moher, Aran Islands and Connemarra

- return to Dublin

enjoy your trip

ger

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