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Itinerary help/Crazy to drive from Sligo to Cork in one day?

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Itinerary help/Crazy to drive from Sligo to Cork in one day?

We are leaving on a Sunday morning from Sligo..trying to get to Cork by that night- Ive checked distance times- vary from 4.5hr to 6-7hrs of driving…..We plan to make this our longest day of driving- clearly- with stops along the way for lunch/pub stop/ any standout sights along the way….Not stopping too long- and trying to take the quickest route/roads-

Is this ridiculous?

AFter 2 days in Cork…heading to Dingle to drive the peninsula and take 1-2 days to do that…making our way back up to Shannon over 1-2 days- Thinking of taking the Connor pass from Camp to Tralee (good idea?) Then ferry at Tarbert across Shannon estuary to Kilrush (good idea?) Then on to Bunratty for our last night to leave early out of Shannon on last day-

Too much?

This is all to be done over 5 full days….Do-able??

Thanks all for your help!

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1. Re: Itinerary help/Crazy to drive from Sligo to Cork in one day?

Why Sligo?

Why Cork?

Both at the extremes and a full day wasted getting between them..

No need to ask why Dingle, everyone else goes to Dingle..

Yes it's too much if you want to see Ireland but slightly better than the question asked on the Sligo Forum.

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2. Re: Itinerary help/Crazy to drive from Sligo to Cork in one day?

Honestly, I'm a road tripper, and I wouldn't. I've nothing against Sligo or Cork, but that's too much for one day. Part of the fun of a road trip is actually enjoying the road, and you can't that way.

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