Southern Ireland Touring

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  1. mowbotman

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    Hello
    We are thinking of going to southern ireland this year for Holiday, can anyone recommend sites, places to visit and so on.
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  2. Wildman

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    contact Smudger, he lives there. But currently over here in Cannock, better still go visit him.
     
  3. sue1959

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    If you come over don't forget the Mayo and Connemara areas it's beautiful. Have a lok in my photo album!
     
  4. JayDee

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    A few years ago we 'did' SW Ireland in our Autosleeper Amethyst.
    We ferried from Swansa to Cork and though the ferry was a bit on the unloved side it got us there in one piece.
    We then headed SW towards Kinsale, Timoleague and towards Mizen Head. Lovely scenery a bit marred by rubbish weather and poor visibility. We then went one peninsua north - Beara Peninsula and found this to be fabulous; very wild and unspoilt. Then onto the Kerry peninsula. This is over touristified and the roads seemed to be constantly clogged with tourist coaches; get away from them and it's beautiful. A side trip to the Dingle peninsula is a must - the villages at the western tip still speak Celtic as their everyday language.

    For campsites we went on an ad hoc basis. We decided where we wanted to go and phoned ahead to see if there was space. Worked out fine.

    The return trip to Cork we visited Blarney and had a look around Cork.



    John
     
  5. weejohnw

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    Hi there, come on and enjoy.
    We spent a lovely week around the Tramore area, nice harbours and coastal scenery, don't miss the Hook Point lighthouse - we overnighted there along with a half a dozen others. Camp sites are few and far between and very expensive. A basic site in Tramore wanted 30 euros a night!!!
    Don't plan on covering big milage per day - you won't do it
    regards
     
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