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  1. Galway

    Galway Read Only Funster

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    I have been on here now for awhile.
    This my first post.

    We live on the West coast of Ireland. Connamara is on our doorstep and we have some lovely mountain walk and National park near Letterfrank.
    We have many Blue flag beaches.
    We have some Campsites along the coast. The price is around €20 to €25.

    We are in our early sixtys. We travel mostly to France in May for 2 months.
    Neil works part time ans is self employed.
    I'm at home due to a disability.
    Our children are married and we have 5 grandchildren who we live for.
    They live locally TG.

    If your need info on this area just ask.

    Slan
    Nora+Neil.:Smile:
     
  2. Jim

    Jim Ringleader

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    Hello, great first post, :thumb:

    You live in a lovely part of the world. Do you explore France or do you have favourite haunts that you return to time and again.?
     
  3. Gonewiththewind

    Gonewiththewind Read Only Funster

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    Welcome to a fun and friendly site. No doubt thier will be many request for information on your part of the world.
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    Relax and enjoy.

    Don
     
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    Welcome to the fun - stay awhile - enjoy :thumb::Smile:
     
  5. kands

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    Hi Nora & Niel
    Welcome to the FUN :thumb:
    Wonderful part of the world you live in, almost surprising that you travel to anywhere else really :BigGrin::BigGrin:
    Have fun and enjoy your stay here :BigGrin:

    Keith
     
  6. RuthRv

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    a warm welcome to you both, i am sure that you will have lots of enquiries from other funsters. sounds wonderful where you live:Smile:
    ruth
     
  7. ruffingitsmoothly

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    HI AND WELCOME TO THE FUN

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    My relatives come from near Swinford Mayo.

    Regards Pat
     
  8. Adria 5

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    hi welcome to the fun site the emrald isle a undiscovered country great 1st post:Smile:

    ray
     
  9. Galway

    Galway Read Only Funster

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    Thanks to all for the welcome.

    Jim.
    We love Brittany and will always spend sometime there on most visits.
    We have travelled to France for the last 8 years.
    Done most of coast from La Havre to Biarritz and Loire, Dordogne, Lot, Alps, Paris, Pyrenees and some of the Med coast line.
    We are more tourers than staying on Campsite. We use Aires also. Sometime we wildcamp if we think someone else will stay.

    ruffingitsmoothly
    Mayo is the next county north.
    Some great beaches near Westport and Louisburg.
    Swinford is near Knock.

    Thanks again for welcome.
     
  10. ruffingitsmoothly

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    Hi again Nora and Neil

    Yes some great beaches and some are still very quiet.

    Have had many holidays years ago at Enniscrone

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    Also Achill Island

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    But the deserted beach at Killala takes some beating:thumb:

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    Regards Pat
     
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    Hi N&N.
    Welcome to the site
    ,we are just back from Knock,
    got the sat fixed on Fri .he certainly knows his stuff wanted us to stay the night but we moved on to Lough Derravaragh Caravan And Camping Park in Multifarnham, Co. Westmeath Nice park at edge of lake restaurant and pub on site talk to you soon.:Smile:
     
  13. camperman

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    Hi Guys,

    We loved France that much....we moved here...Would love to see you if you get chance to visit the Sunny South West ,

    Knd Regards
    Chris
    La Motte Camping sarl
    La Motte Campsite
     
  14. AlanVal

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    Hi Nora & Neil welcome.My daughter in laws parents are from Connamara but live in Luton we have been asked over many time will get there yet hopefully. we spend a lot of time in Portugal been over for two 3 month stints in the last 12 months we love it.Also France its lovely so motorhome friendly we have friend with a lovely campsite at Twinlakes camperman we met you there last June.

    Val
     
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    hi im audrey my hubby name is david were in cheshire do you do much touring in ireland or stick to france is it cheaper to go to france or england we have had a caravan for 18 years but just got a motorhome had it 18 months and would love to come to ireland :thumb:
     
  16. Galway

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    ruffingitsmoothly.
    Yes we been too alot of the beaches in Mayo Sligo, Donegal, Clare, Kerry and Cork.
    The beaches around Westport/Louisburg are often empty.

    blackie.
    We might met up someday on the roads of France. Do you use the Aires?

    aido.
    Stayed in Lough Derravaragh a few years ago. I suppose you heard the story of "The children of Lir"
    Liam certainly knows his stuff. Rang him on Tue and he had me sorted in a phone call.
    Where are you this weeekend?
    Regards to M.

    camperman
    We would love to move to France but we have strong family ties here.
    Will call to La Motte Campsite next time we in the aera.

    alanval

    Let us know when you coming to Connamara and we can met up for a chat.
    Do you know what part your daughter in law parents lives?
    We went to Portugal in Feb for a month to a Apt. Never again we were to confine, even though we hired a car. You live and learn.
    We stayed in Twinlakes May/June 2006. Was that you in the corner at the back. We all had a drink that night. Cannot remember name of man who runs it. Was very helpful to us as we needed to fit Tap in kitchen.

    davaud

    We don't tour in the winter but we try to go out every other weekend in the summer. When we go to France we usual go for 2 months. At the moment we are ready to build after downsizing so don't know how often we get out this year.
    Ireland is beautiful if we were sure of the weather. We had a great May so far. Long may it last. Hope you get away in your motorhome as often as possible.
     
  17. ourcampersbeentrashed

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    Hi Galway,

    Congrats on your first post.

    Dont hide in the corner now !!!!


    Enjoyyyyyyyyyyyy
     
  18. RuthRv

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    welcome to th site, you live in a lovely part of the world, ireland is on our list of places to visit when we retire, enjoy your travels:Smile:

    ruth
     
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