Unsere Stationen in Irland / Our stations in Ireland

1994

Die erste Reise ist eine Fahrt ins Blaue. Wir wissen über Irland nur, was im Reiseführer steht. Daher beschließen wir, eine Rundreise um die Insel zu machen, um von allen Gegenden einen Eindruck zu bekommen. Leider geht sich der Norden nicht mehr im Zeitplan aus.

Our first journey is a mystery tour. We only know about Ireland what the guidebook tells us. Therefore we decide to go on a round tour around the island to get impressions from all regions. Alas, the north does not fit into the timetable.

30. Juli Ankunft am Dublin Flughafen - wir lernen links fahren und schaffen es bis nach Dublin Stadt - Übernachtung in der Aberdeen Lodge, Dublin July, 30th Arrival at Dublin airport - we learn how to drive on the left side and make it to Dublin City - we stay overnight in the Aberdeen Lodge, Dublin
31. Juli Anhöhe von Tara - Navan - Newgrange - Drogheda - Monasterboice - Übernachtung im Derryhale Hotel, Dundalk July, 31st Hill of Tara - Navan - Newgrange - Drogheda - Monasterboice - we stay overnight in the Derryhale Hotel, Dundalk
1. August Ardee - Kells - Mullingar - Lough Owel - Longford - Carrick-on-Shannon - Übernachtung im Royal Hotel, Boyle August, 1st Ardee - Kells - Mullingar - Lough Owel - Longford - Carrick-on-Shannon - we stay overnight in the Royal Hotel, Boyle
2. August Lough Key Forest Park - Lough Allen - Bundoran - Ballyshannon - Co. Donegal - Killybegs - Slieve Leagues - Drumcliff - Sligo - Übernachtung wieder in Boyle August, 2nd Lough Key Forest Park - Lough Allen - Bundoran - Ballyshannon - Co. Donegal - Killybegs - Slieve Leagues - Drumcliff - Sligo - we stay overnight again in Boyle
3. August Abtei von Boyle - Tobercurry - Lough Talt - Ballina - Ballycastle - Barnatra - Lake Carrowmore - Newport - Westport - Leenaun - Joyce's Country - Maam Cross - Übernachtung im Ross Lake Hotel, Oughterard August, 3th Boyle Abbey - Tobercurry - Lough Talt - Ballina - Ballycastle - Barnatra - Lake Carrowmore - Newport - Westport - Leenaun - Joyce's Country - Maam Cross - we stay overnight in the Ross Lake Hotel, Oughterard
4. August Galway Stadt - Loughrea - Ballinasloe - Shannonbridge - Clonmacnoise - Clonfert - Übernachtung im County Arms Hotel, Birr August, 4th Galway City - Loughrea - Ballinasloe - Shannonbridge - Clonmacnoise - Clonfert - we stay overnight in the County Arms Hotel, Birr
5. August Portumna - Marblehill Dolmen - Gort - Kinvara - The Burren (Aillwee Cave - Gleninsheen Keildolmen - Poulnabrone Dolmen) - Cliffs of Moher - Milltown Malbay - Übernachtung in Halpins Hotel, Kilkee August, 5th Portumna - Marblehill Dolmen - Gort - Kinvara - The Burren (Aillwee Cave - Gleninsheen Wedge Tomb - Poulnabrone Dolmen) - Cliffs of Moher - Milltown Malbay - we stay overnight in Halpins Hotel, Kilkee
6. August Kilrush - Ennis - Quin Kloster - Craggaunowen - Bunratty - Limerick - Listowel - Übernachtung im Ballyroe Hotel, Tralee August, 6th Kilrush - Ennis - Quin Friary - Craggaunowen - Bunratty - Limerick - Listowel - we stay overnight in the Ballyroe Hotel, Tralee
7. August Ring of Kerry (Waterville - Staigue Steinfort) - Ladies View - Killarney National Park (Muckross House) - Übernachtung in Moore's Hotel, Cork August, 7th Ring of Kerry (Waterville - Staigue Stone Fort) - Ladies View - Killarney National Park (Muckross House) - we stay overnight in Moore's Hotel, Cork
8. August Fermoy - Lismore - Knockmealdown Berge - Caher - Rock of Cashel - Holycross Abbey - Thurless - Übernachtung im Club House Hotel, Kilkenny August, 8th Fermoy - Lismore - Knockmealdown Mountains - Caher - Rock of Cashel - Holycross Abbey - Thurless - we stay overnight in the Club House Hotel, Kilkenny
9. August Carlow (Browne's Hill Dolmen) - Jerpoint Abbey - New Ross - John F. Kennedy Arboretum - Dunbrody Abtei - Wexford Stadt - Enniscorthy - Gorey - Übernachtung im Courtown Hotel, Courtown Harbour August, 9th Carlow (Browne's Hill Dolmen) - Jerpoint Abbey - New Ross - John F. Kennedy Arboretum - Dunbrody Abbey - Wexford City - Enniscorthy - Gorey - we stay overnight in the Courtown Hotel, Courtown Harbour
10. August Arklow - Meeting of the Waters - Glendalough - Powerscourt Gardens - Wasserfall - Übernachtung in Pierres Hotel, Dún Laoghaire für den Rest des Urlaubs. August, 10th Arklow - Meeting of the Waters - Glendalough - Powerscourt Gardens - Waterfall - we stay overnight in Pierres Hotel, Dún Laoghaire for the rest of our vacation.
11. August Stadtbummel durch Dublin August, 11th Dublin City tour
12. August Wicklow Berge - Blessington Seen - Kildare (Japanischer Garten) August, 12th Wicklow Mountains - Blessington Lakes - Kildare (Japanese garden)
13. August Donadea Forest Park - Trim - Navan - Mellifont Abbey - Drogheda - Flughafen Dublin und ab nach hause August, 13th Donadea Forest Park - Trim - Navan - Mellifont Abbey - Drogheda - Dublin airport and off we are

1997

Bei unserer zweiten Reise holen wir einerseits den Norden der Republik nach, andererseits schauen wir uns die Connemara näher an, weil sie uns bei der ersten Reise am besten gefallen hatte.

On our second tour we visit the north of the republic for the first time, and we have a closer look at the Connemara because we liked it best during out first tour.

6. August Ankunft am Shannon Flughafen - wir erinnern uns wie links fahren geht - Galway - Übernachtung in Hylands "Bay View", Clifden (wir bleiben hier die nächsten sieben Nächte) August, 6th Arrival at Shannon Airport - we remember how to drive on the left side - Galway - we stay overnight in Hyland's "Bay View", Clifden (we stay here for the next seven nights)
7. August Clifden Bay - Mannin Bay - Dog's Bay - Roundstone - Cashel August, 7th Clifden Bay - Mannin Bay - Dog's Bay - Roundstone - Cashel
8. August Achill Island - Newport - Leenaun - Killary Harbour August, 8th Achill Island - Newport - Leenaun - Killary Harbour
9. August Lough Corrib - Cong August, 9th Lough Corrib - Cong
10. August Aasleagh Fälle - Doo Lough Pass - Srahmee Keilgrab - Croagh Patrick - Westport-Haus August, 10th Aasleagh Falls - Doo Lough Pass - Srahmee Wedge Tomb - Croagh Patrick - Westport House
11. August Kylemore Abbey - Connemara National Park - Lough Inagh August, 11th Kylemore Abbey - Connemara National Park - Lough Inagh
12. August Aran Inseln - Lough Derryclare August, 12th Aran Islands - Lough Derryclare
13. August Castlebar - Queen Maeves Grab - Sligo - Übernachtung in Bradley's "Radharc Na Gúíse", Letterkenny (wir bleiben hier für den Rest der Reise) August, 13th Castlebar - Queen Maeve's Grave - Sligo - we stay overnight in Bradley's "Radharc Na Gúíse", Letterkenny (we stay here for the rest of our holidays)
14. August Mount Errigal - Poison Valley - Magheraroarty Strand - Bloody Foreland - Dunglow August, 14th Mount Errigal - Poison Valley - Magheraroarty Beach - Bloody Foreland - Dunglow
15. August Derry - Downhill House - Giant's Causeway - Dunluce Castle August, 15th Derry - Downhill House - Giant's Causeway - Dunluce Castle
16. August Co. Donegal - Killybegs - Glencolumbkille - Slieve Leagues August, 16th Co. Donegal - Killybegs - Glencolumbkille - Slieve Leagues
17. August Grianan Aileach - Churchill (Columbkille Heritage Center) August, 17th Grianan Aileach - Churchill (Columbkille Heritage Center)
18. August Greencastle - Malin Head - Carndonagh - Buncrana August, 18th Greencastle - Malin Head - Carndonagh - Buncrana
19. August Glenveagh National Park August, 19th Glenveagh National Park
20. August Donegal - Sligo - vorbei an Galway - Flughafen Shannon August, 20th Donegal - Sligo - passing Galway - Shannon airport

Um einen berühmten Österreicher zu zitieren: Wir werden wieder kommen!

To quote a famous Austrian: We'll be back!


2000

Und wir sind zurück. Der Schwerpunkt der dritten Reise liegt im Südwesten der Insel.

And we are back. The focal point of the third tour is the southwest of the island.

5. Juli Ankunft am Flughafen Dublin - Rock of Cashel - Cork - Übernachtung im Riverview B&B, Bandon (wir bleiben hier die nächsten drei Nächte) July, 5th Arrival at Dublin airport - Rock of Cashel - Cork - we stay overnight in the Riverview B&B, Bandon (we stay here for the next three nights)
6. Juli Cobh - Kinsale July, 6th Cobh - Kinsale
7. Juli Drombeg - Lough Hyne - Mizen Head July, 7th Drombeg - Lough Hyne - Mizen Head
8. Juli Blarney Castle - Gougane Barra - Übernachtung in Leyton's B&B, Bantry (wir bleiben hier die nächsten drei Nächte) July, 8th Blarney Castle - Gougane Barra - we stay overnight in Leytons B&B, Bantry (we stay here for the next three nights)
9. Juli Beara Halbinsel - Garnish Point - Dursey Island - Healy Pass July, 9th Beara Peninsula - Garnish Point - Dursey Island - Healy Pass
10. Juli Garinish Island - Glengarriff National Park - Bantry House July, 10th Garinish Island - Glengarriff National Park - Bantry House
11. Juli Kenmare - Ladies View - Übernachtung in Leens B&B, Killarney (wir bleiben hier die nächsten vier Nächte) July, 11th Kenmare - Ladies View - we stay overnight in Leens's B&B, Killarney (we stay here for the next four nights)
12. Juli Dingle Halbinsel - Inch Strand - Dingle Stadt - Slea Head - Dunmore Head - Dunquin - Gebetshaus des Hl. Gallarus July, 12th Dingle Peninsula - Inch Strand - Dingle Town - Slea Head - Dunmore Head - Dunquin - Gallarus Oratory
13. Juli Muckross Haus und Gärten - Muckross Lake - Muckross Abtei - Ross Castle July, 13th Muckross House and gardens - Muckross Lake - Muckross Abbey - Ross Castle
14. Juli Dingle Halbinsel - Sandy Beach July, 14th Dingle Peninsula - Sandy Beach
15. Juli Adare - Lough Gur - Übernachtung in der Lurriga Lodge B&B, Patrickswell (wir bleiben hier die nächsten zwei Nächte) July, 15th Adare - Lough Gur - we stay overnight in the Lurriga Lodge B&B, Patrickswell (we stay here for the next two nights)
16. Juli Limerick - Keltischer Themenpark und Gärten, Kilcornan - Foynes July, 16th Limerick - Celtic Theme Park and Gardens, Kilcornan - Foynes
17. Juli Killaloe - Lough Derg - Portumna - Mullingar - Übernachtung im Lios na Greine B&B, Navan (wir bleiben hier die letzten zwei Nächte) July, 17th Killaloe - Lough Derg - Portumna - Mullingar - we stay overnight in Lios na Greine B&B, Navan (we stay here for the last two nights)
18. Juli Newgrange - Knowth - Anhöhe von Slane July, 18th Newgrange - Knowth - Hill of Slane
19. Juli Flughafen Dublin - aber in Irland gibt es noch viel zu sehen... July, 19th Dublin airport - but there is still much to see in Ireland...

Aber in Irland gibt es noch viel zu sehen.

But there is still much to see in Ireland.


2003

In Irland gibt es noch viel zu sehen - und das können wir uns doch nicht entgehen lassen! Bei der vierten Reise zeigt sich der Südosten der Insel von seinen besten Seiten.

There is still much to see in Ireland - and we do not want to miss the opportunity! During the fourth tour the southeast of the island shows its best sides.

13. August Ankunft am Flughafen in Dublin - Ballybrack Dolmen - Wicklow Stadt, wo wir für drei Nächte im Glen na Smole B&B bleiben August, 13th Arrival at Dublin Airport - Ballybrack Dolmen - Wicklow Town, were we stay for three nights at the Glen na Smole B&B
14. August Mount Usher Gardens - Annamoe - Rathdrum - Ballinclash - Greenan - Avondale - Avoca - Ardmore Point August, 14th Mount Usher Gardens - Annamoe - Rathdrum - Ballinclash - Greenan - Avondale - Avoca - Ardmore Point
15. August Ballybrack Dolmen in Bray - Killruddery Haus und Gärten - Glencree River - Sally Gap - Lough Tay - Roundwood - Ashford August, 15th Ballybrack Dolmen in Bray - Killruddery House and Gardens - Glencree River - Sally Gap - Lough Tay - Roundwood - Ashford
16. August Kilbride - Redcross - Avoca - Woodenbridge - Aughrim - Carnew - Bunclody - Myshall - Bagenalstown - Ullard Kirche und Hochkreuze - Kirche zum Hl. Mullin - Übernachtung im Rosville House, New Ross für sieben Nächte. August, 16th Kilbride - Redcross - Avoca - Woodenbridge - Aughrim - Carnew - Bunclody - Myshall - Bagenalstown - Ullard Church and High Crosses - St. Mullin's Church - We stay overnight in Rosville House, New Ross for seven nights.
17. August Kilmokea Gardens - Dunbrody Abtei - Tintern Abbey - Hook Ring - Hook Head - Fethard Castle August, 17th Kilmokea Gardens - Dunbrody Abbey - Tintern Abbey - Hook Ring - Hook Head - Fethard Castle
18. August Mullinavat - Leac an Scail Dolmen - Kilkieran Hochkreuze - Tullaghought - Ahenny Hochkreuze - Thomastown - Kilfane Gardens - Kilree - Kells Priory - Tullaherin Rundturm - Thomastown August, 18th Mullinavat - Leac an Scail Dolmen - Kilkieran High Crosses - Tullaghought - Ahenny High Crosses - Thomastown - Kilfane Gardens - Kilree - Kells Priory - Tullaherin round tower - Thomastown
19. August Waterford Stadt - Dunmore East - Tramore - Gaulstown Ganggrab - Carrick-on-Suir - Waterford Stadt August, 19th Waterford City - Dunmore East - Tramore - Gaulstown Portal Tomb - Carrick-on-Suir - Waterford City
20. August Ballynabola - Wellingtonbridge - Johnstown - Tacumshane Windmühle - Broadway - Lady's Island - Carnsore Point - Rosslare Harbour - Johnstown Castle - Wexford Stadt August, 20th Ballynabola - Wellingtonbridge - Johnstown - Tacumshane Windmill - Broadway - Lady's Island - Carnsore Point - Rosslare Harbour - Johnstown Castle - Wexford City
21. August Waterford Stadt - Kilmacthomas - Stradbally - Ballynacourty - Dungarvan - Ardmore - Dungarvan - Clonmel - Carrick-on-Suir - Waterford Stadt - Mullinavat August, 21st Waterford City - Kilmacthomas - Stradbally - Ballynacourty - Dungarvan - Ardmore - Dungarvan - Clonmel - Carrick-on-Suir - Waterford City - Mullinavat
22. August Duncannon - Arthurstown - Ballyhack - John F. Kennedy Arboretum August, 22nd Duncannon - Arthurstown - Ballyhack - John F. Kennedy Arboretum
23. August Graiguenamanagh - Bagenalstown - Carlow - Castledermot - Moone - Baltinglass - Hollywood - Naas - Sallins - Prosperous - Kilcock - Dunshaughlin - Ratoath - Ballyboghil - Balbriggan - Wir wohnen im Hollywood B&B nördlich von Ballyboghil (während der letzten vier Nächte). August, 23th Graiguenamanagh - Bagenalstown - Carlow - Castledermot - Moone - Baltinglass - Hollywood - Naas - Sallins - Prosperous - Kilcock - Dunshaughlin - Ratoath - Ballyboghil - Balbriggan - We stay in the Hollywood B&B north of Ballyboghil (for the last four nights).
24. August Larchill Gardens bei Kilcock - Trim - Athboy - Sliabh na Caillighe Megalithic Cemetery bei Oldcastle - Kells - Navan - Slane - Garristown - Swords August, 24th Larchill Gardens near Kilcock - Trim - Athboy - Sliabh na Caillighe Megalithic Cemetery near Oldcastle - Kells - Navan - Slane - Garristown - Swords
25. August Five Roads - Howth - Malahide Castle - Swords - Lusk - Fourknocks Megalithic Tomb - Skerries - Balbriggan - Gormanstown - Naul August, 25th Five Roads - Howth - Malahide Castle - Swords - Lusk - Fourknocks Megalithic Tomb - Skerries - Balbriggan - Gormanstown - Naul
26. August Ardgillan Gardens bei Skerries - Newbridge House bei Donabate - Swords August, 26th Ardgillan Gardens near Skerries - Newbridge House near Donabate - Swords
27. August Flughafen Dublin August, 27th Dublin Airport

2006

Für die fünfte Reise beschließen wir den großen Wasserwegen zu folgen: Dem Royal Kanal, dem Grand Canal und dem Shannon.

For the fifth tour we decide to follow the big waterways: The Royal Canal, the Grand Canal and the Shannon.

19. Juli Ankunft am Flughafen in Dublin - Dublin Clontarf, wo wir für zwei Nächte im Torc House B&B bleiben. - Spaziergang auf North Bull Island - St. Anne's Park July, 19th Arrival at Dublin Airport - Dublin Clontarf, where we stay for two nights in Torc House B&B. - Walk to North Bull Island - St. Anne's Park
20. Juli Wir besuchen den St. Anne's Park noch einmal - Bummel durch Dublin Stadt July, 20th We visit St. Anne's Park again - Stroll through Dublin City
21. Juli Phoenix Park in Dublin - Maynooth - Bei Kilcock - Longwood - Killucan - Mullingar, wo wir eine Nacht im Novara House B&B bleiben. July, 21st Phoenix Park in Dublin - Maynooth - Near Kilcock - Longwood - Killucan - Mullingar, where we stay one night in Novara House B&B.
22. Juli Anhöhe von Uisneach - Lough Ennell - Belvedere House - Mullingar, wo wir eine Nacht im Maples B&B bleiben. July, 22nd Hill of Uisneach - Lough Ennell - Belvedere House - Mullingar, where we stay one night in Maples B&B.
23. Juli Ballynacarrigy - Ballymahon - Killashee - Cloondara - Longford - Dromod - Mohill - Fenagh - Carrick-on-Shannon - Boyle, wo wir vier Nächte im Abbey House B&B bleiben. July, 23th Ballynacarrigy - Ballymahon - Killashee - Cloondara - Longford - Dromod - Mohill - Fenagh - Carrick-on-Shannon - Boyle, where we stay four nights in Abbey House B&B.
24. Juli Lough Key Forest Park - Croghan - Frenchpark - Four Altars - Quelle des Hl. Attracta - Moygara Castle - Curlew Mountains - Culfadda - Bricklieve Mountains - Carrowkeel - Boyle July, 24th Lough Key Forest Park - Croghan - Frenchpark - Four Altars - St. Attracta's Well - Moygara Castle - Curlew Mountains - Culfadda - Bricklieve Mountains - Carrowkeel - Boyle
25. Juli Castlebaldwin - Heapstown Cairn - Drummacool - Carrowmore - Sligo - Colgagh Lough - Lough Gill - Dromahair - Manorhamilton - Burren Dolmen - Shannon Topf - Dowra - Drumshanbo - Carrick-on-Shannon - Boyle July, 25th Castlebaldwin - Heapstown Cairn - Drummacool - Carrowmore - Sligo - Colgagh Lough - Lough Gill - Dromahair - Manorhamilton - Burren Dolmen - Shannon Pot - Dowra - Drumshanbo - Carrick-on-Shannon - Boyle
26. Juli Carrick-on-Shannon - Drumshanbo - Ballinamore - Newtown Gore - Shannon-Erne-Wasserweg - Killycluggin Stone - Ballyconnell - Belturbet - Clones - Stone Bridge - Newbliss - Cootehill Hügelgrab - Cavan - Arvagh - Mohill - Carrick-on-Shannon - Boyle July, 26th Carrick-on-Shannon - Drumshanbo - Ballinamore - Newtown Gore - Shannon-Erne-Waterway - Killycluggin Stone - Ballyconnell - Belturbet - Clones - Stone Bridge - Newbliss - Cootehill Megalithic Tomb - Cavan - Arvagh - Mohill - Carrick-on-Shannon - Boyle
27. Juli Drumanone Dolmen - Elphin - Tulsk - Rathcrogan - Turlough - Castlebar - Pontoon Bridge - Lough Levally - Crossmolina - Ballina, wo wir die nächsten drei Nächte im Greenhill B&B bleiben July, 27th Drumanone Dolmen - Elphin - Tulsk - Rathcrogan - Turlough - Castlebar - Pontoon Bridge - Lough Levally - Crossmolina - Ballina, where we stay three nights in Greenhill B&B.
28. Juli Killala - Ballycastle - Céide Fields - Doonfeeny - Downpatrick Head - Rathlackan Hofgrab - Breastagh Ogham Stone - Rathfranpark Keilgrab - Killala - Ballina July, 28th Killala - Ballycastle - Céide Fields - Doonfeeny - Downpatrick Head - Rathlackan Court Tomb - Breastagh Ogham Stone - Rathfranpark Wedge Tomb - Killala - Ballina
29. Juli Crossmolina - Bangor - Belmullet - Blacksod Point - Belmullet - Barnatra - Sruwaddacon Bucht - Lake Carrowmore - Bangor - Crossmolina - Ballina July, 29th Crossmolina - Bangor - Belmullet - Blacksod Point - Belmullet - Barnatra - Sruwaddacon Bay - Lake Carrowmore - Bangor - Crossmolina - Ballina
30. Juli Foxford - Bohola - Kiltamagh - Claremorris - Cloonfad - Williamstown - Glinsk Castle - Athleague - Athlone, wo wir eine Nacht im Corraclor Lodge B&B bleiben - Ballynahown - Shannonbridge - Blackwater Bog - Clonmacnoise - Athlone July, 30th Foxford - Bohola - Kiltamagh - Claremorris - Cloonfad - Williamstown - Glinsk Castle - Athleague - Athlone, where we stay one night in Corraclor Lodge B&B. Ballynahown - Ballynahown - Shannonbridge - Blackwater Bog - Clonmacnoise - Athlone
31. Juli Hodson Bay (Lough Ree) - Shannon Harbour - Clonony Castle - Cloghan - Ferbane - Pollagh - Rahan - Tullamore - Ballinagar - Daingean - Killane - Edenderry - Carbury - Allenwood - Naas - Twomilehouse, wo wir die letzten zwei Nächte im Twomilehouse B&B bleiben. July, 31st Hodson Bay (Lough Ree) - Shannon Harbour - Clonony Castle - Cloghan - Ferbane - Pollagh - Rahan - Tullamore - Ballinagar - Daingean - Killane - Edenderry - Carbury - Allenwood - Naas - Twomilehouse, where we stay the last two nights in Twomilehouse B&B.
1. August Kilcullen - Athy - Vicarstown - Emo - Portarlington - Bracknagh - Rathangan - Allenwood - Robertstown - Milltown - Newbridge - Naas August, 1st Kilcullen - Athy - Vicarstown - Emo - Portarlington - Bracknagh - Rathangan - Allenwood - Robertstown - Milltown - Newbridge - Naas
2. August Clane - Celbridge - Clondalkin - Flughafen Dublin August, 2nd Clane - Celbridge - Clondalkin - Dublin Airport

Zurück zu Hause feiern wir den Rest unseres 20. Hochzeitstages.

Back home, we celebrate the rest of our 20th anniversary.


2012

Mit drei Jahren Verspätung landen wir am Flughafen von Shannon, fühlen uns aber gleich wieder wie zu Hause. Die sechste Reise bringt uns wieder in die Connemara, den Burren und die Halbinseln im Südwesten.

With a delay of three years we land again at Shannon Airport, but immediately feel at home. The sixth tour brings us again into the Connemara, the Burren and the peninsulas in the southwest.

11. August Ardrahan - Galway Stadt, wo wir sieben Nächte lang im The Swallow B&B bleiben. August, 11th Ardrahan - Galway City, were we stay for seven nights in The Swallow B&B.
12. August Oranmore Castle - Loughrea - Bullaun - Athenry - Galway August, 12th Oranmore Castle - Loughrea - Bullaun - Athenry - Galway
13. August Stadtbummel durch Galway Stadt - Annaghdown Churches - Lough Corrib - Ross Errilly Kloster - Ballindooly Castle - Salthill bei Galway August, 13th Stroll through Galway City - Annaghdown Churches - Lough Corrib - Ross Errilly Friary - Ballindooly Castle - Salthill near Galway
14. August Dunguaire Castle - The Burren - Poulnabrone Dolmen - Caherconnell Ring Fort - Temple Cronan Church - Corcomroe Abbey - Drumacoo Churches - Galway August, 14th Dunguaire Castle - The Burren - Poulnabrone Dolmen - Caherconnell Ring Fort - Temple Cronan Church - Corcomroe Abbey - Drumacoo Churches - Galway
15. August Süden der Connemara - Gorumna Island - Camas - Flannery Bridge - Kilkieran - Carna - Bunnahown - Roundstone - Clifden - Sky Road - Lough Derryclare - Galway August, 15th South of the Connemara - Gorumna Island - Camas - Flannery Bridge - Kilkieran - Carna - Bunnahown - Roundstone - Clifden - Sky Road - Lough Derryclare - Galway
16. August The Burren - Black Head - Caherdooneerish Ring Fort - Cliffs of Moher - Ennistimon - Kilfenora - Killinaboy - Kilmacduagh - Galway August, 16th The Burren - Black Head - Caherdooneerish Ring Fort - Cliffs of Moher - Ennistimon - Kilfenora - Killinaboy - Kilmacduagh - Galway
17. August Connemara - Joyce's Country - Lough Corrib - Cong - Lough Mask - Kilbennan Kirche und Rundturm - Galway August, 17th Connemara - Joyce's Country - Lough Corrib - Cong - Lough Mask - Kilbennan Church and Round Tower - Galway
18. August Abschied von Galway - Coole - Killarney, wo wir für die restlichen sieben Nächte wieder in Leen's B&B bleiben. August, 18th Farewell to Galway - Coole - Killarney, where we stay in Leen's B&B again for the remaining seven nights.
19. August Killarney National Park August, 19th Killarney National Park
20. August Ring of Kerry - Ladies View - Moll's Gap - Sneem - Castlecove - Derrynane Bay - Loher Steinfort - Waterville - Cahergall Steinfort - Leacanabuaile Steinfort - Ballycarbery Castle - Glenbeigh - Killorglin - Killarney August, 20th Ring of Kerry - Ladies View - Moll's Gap - Sneem - Castlecove - Derrynane Bay - Loher Stone Fort - Waterville - Cahergall Stone Fort - Leacanabuaile Stone Fort - Ballycarbery Castle - Glenbeigh - Killorglin - Killarney
21. August Gap of Dunloe - Killarney August, 21st Gap of Dunloe - Killarney
22. August Aghadoe - Castlemaine - Inch Strand - Dingle Stadt - Dun an Oir - Sybil Head - Slea Head - Dunmore Head - Anascaul - Killarney August, 22nd Aghadoe - Castlemaine - Inch Strand - Dingle Town - Dun an Oir - Sybil Head - Slea Head - Dunmore Head - Anascaul - Killarney
23. August Blennerville - Tralee - Ardfert - Killarney August, 23th Blennerville - Tralee - Ardfert - Killarney
24. August Moll's Gap - Kenmare - Derreen Gardens bei Lauragh - Shronebirran Steinkreis - Uragh Steinkreis - Killarney August, 24th Moll's Gap - Kenmare - Derreen Gardens near Lauragh - Shronebirran Stone Circle - Uragh Stone Circle - Killarney
25. August Labbacallee Keilgrab - Tipperary - Donohill Motte - Flughafen Shannon August, 25th Labbacallee Wedge Tomb - Tipperary - Donohill Motte - Shannon Airport

Wir werden wiederkehren, wenn wir die Gelegenheit bekommen.

Return here we will if we're spared.


2015(1)

2014 bekommt Elisabeth die Gelegenheit bei den Vorbereitungen einer Reise durch die Gärten Irlands für die Österreichische Gartenbaugesellschaft zu helfen. Natürlich lassen wir uns nicht entgehen, bei der Reise selbst im Jahre 2015 auch dabei zu sein. Aber eine Woche ist nicht genug, und wir hängen noch eine Woche im Nordosten der Insel an.

In 2014 Elisabeth gets the opportunity to help with the preparations for a tour through the gardens of Ireland for the Austrian Agricultural Society. Of course we let not slip the chance to partake in the tour itself in 2015. But one week is not enough and we prolong by another week in the northeast of the island.

25. Mai Ankunft an Flughafen Dublin - Geführte Stadtrundfahrt durch Dublin Stadt - Enniskerry, wo wir im Sommerhill House Hotel für die nächsten zwei Nächte wohnen May, 25th Arrival at Dublin Airport - Guided bus tour through Dublin City - Enniskerry, where we stay for the next two nights in the Sommerhill House Hotel
26. Mai Geführte Stadtwanderung durch Dublin Stadt - Dillon Garden May, 26th Guided walk through Dublin City - Dillon Garden
27. Mai Powerscourt Gardens - Powerscourt Wasserfall - Johnstown Castle - New Ross - Dungarvan, wo wir eine Nacht in Lawlor’s Hotel verbringen. May, 27th Powerscourt Gardens - Powerscourt Waterfall - Johnstown Castle - New Ross - Dungarvan, where we spend one night in Lawlor’s Hotel.
28. Mai Ardmore - Ballymaloe Cookery School bei Shanagarry - Lakemount Garden in Glanmire - Macroom, wo wir eine Nacht im Castle Hotel schlafen. May, 28th Ardmore - Ballymaloe Cookery School near Shanagarry - Lakemount Garden in Glanmire - Macroom, where we sleep in the Castle Hotel for one night.
29. Mai Gougane Barra - Bantry House - Bantry - Garinish Island - Glengarriff, wo wir eine Nacht im Eccles Hotel verbringen. May, 29th Gougane Barra - Bantry House - Bantry - Garinish Island - Glengarriff, where we spend one night in Eccles Hotel.
30. Mai Kenmare - Sneem - Moll's Gap - Ladies View - Muckross House - Killarney - Limerick, wo wir eine Nacht im Castletroy Hotel verbringen. May, 30th Kenmare - Sneem - Moll's Gap - Ladies View - Muckross House - Killarney - Limerick, where we stay one night in the Castletroy Hotel.
31. Mai Birr - Kildare - Flughafen Dublin, wo wir uns von den Mitreisenden verabschieden, und dann mit einem Mietwagen weiterfahren - Celbridge, wo wir eine Nacht im Celbridge Manor Hotel schlafen. May, 31st Birr - Kildare - Dublin Airport, where we say good-bye to the other fellow travellers, and then continue with a rented car - Celbridge, where we sleep for one night in the Celbridge Manor Hotel.
1. Juni Celbridge - Kill - Straffan - Clane - Donadea Forest Park - Maynooth - Kilcock - Dunshaughlin - Anhöhe von Tara - Navan - Slane - Drogheda - Dunleer - Castlebellingham - Dundalk, wo wir im Rosemount B&B für den Rest der Reise nächtigen. June, 1st Celbridge - Kill - Straffan - Clane - Donadea Forest Park - Maynooth - Kilcock - Dunshaughlin - Hill of Tara - Navan - Slane - Drogheda - Dunleer - Castlebellingham - Dundalk, where we stay overnight in the Rosemount B&B for the rest of our tour.
2. Juni Rundgang durch Dundalk - Proleek Dolmen und Ganggrab - The Bush - Cooley Point - Templetown Strand - Greenore - Carlingford - Carlingford Lough - Newry - Anhöhe von Faughart - Dundalk June, 2nd Walk trough Dundalk - Proleek Dolmen and Tomb - The Bush - Cooley Point - Templetown Strand - Greenore - Carlingford - Carlingford Lough - Newry - Hill of Faughart - Dundalk
3. Juni Newry - Hilltown - Killcoo - Downpatrick - Saul - Raholp - Inch Abtei - Ballynahinch - Finnis - Legananny Dolmen - Leitrim - Castlewellan - Maghera - Hilltown - Kilowen - Warrenpoint - Newry - Dundalk June, 3th Newry - Hilltown - Killcoo - Downpatrick - Saul - Raholp - Inch Abbey - Ballynahinch - Finnis - Legananny Dolmen - Leitrim - Castlewellan - Maghera - Hilltown - Kilowen - Warrenpoint - Newry - Dundalk
4. Juni Knockbridge - Haus des Hl. Mochta in Louth - Inishkeen - Carrickmacross - Castleblayney - Ross Lake - Annaghmare Hofgrab - Milltown Lake - Silverbridge - Ballykeel Dolmen - Moyry Castle - Dundalk June, 4th Knockbridge - St. Mochta's House in Louth - Inishkeen - Carrickmacross - Castleblayney - Ross Lake - Annaghmare Court Tomb - Milltown Lake - Silverbridge - Ballykeel Dolmen - Moyry Castle - Dundalk
5. Juni Blackrock - Dromiskin - Annagassan - Clogherhead - Termonfeckin - Beaulieu House - Drogheda - Monasterboice - Dunleer - Ardee - Tallanstown - Louth - Knockbridge - Dundalk June, 5th Blackrock - Dromiskin - Annagassan - Clogherhead - Termonfeckin - Beaulieu House - Drogheda - Monasterboice - Dunleer - Ardee - Tallanstown - Louth - Knockbridge - Dundalk
6. Juni Kilcurly - Kilcurry - Castle Roche - Kilnasaggart Gravurstein - Aghnaskeagh Ganggräber - Anhöhe von Faughart - Tallanstown - Dundalk June, 6th Kilcurly - Kilcurry - Castle Roche - Kilnasaggart Inscribed Stone - Aghnaskeagh Portal Tombs - Hill of Faughart - Tallanstown - Dundalk
7. Juni Swords - Flughafen von Dublin June, 7th Swords - Dublin Airport

2015(2)

Da es sehr viele Anmeldungen für die Gartenreise gibt, beschließt das Reisebüro einen zweiten Termin anzusetzen. Und so kommen wir in diesem Jahr gleich zwei mal nach Irland. Wieder hängen wir eine Woche an, diesmal in Mayo.

As there are many bookings for the garden tour, the travel agency decides to offer a second tour. And so we come to Ireland this year for a second time. Again we prolong by a week, this time in Mayo.

5. Juli Ankunft am Flughafen Dublin - Geführte Stadtrundfahrt durch Dublin Stadt - Enniskerry, wo wir im Sommerhill House Hotel für die nächsten zwei Nächte wohnen July, 5th Arrival at Dublin Airport - Guided bus tour through Dublin City - Enniskerry, where we stay for the next two nights in the Sommerhill House Hotel
6. Juli Geführte Stadtwanderung durch Dublin Stadt - Botanischer Garten - Dillon Garden July, 6th Guided walk through Dublin City - Botanical Garden - Dillon Garden
7. Juli Powerscourt Gardens - Powerscourt Wasserfall - Killruddery Haus und Gärten - Bray - Enniskerry July, 7th Powerscourt Gardens - Powerscourt Waterfall - Killruddery House and Gardens - Bray - Enniskerry
8. Juli Mount Usher Gardens - Johnstown Castle - Kilmokea Gardens - Dungarvan, wo wir eine Nacht in Lawlor’s Hotel verbringen. July, 8th Mount Usher Gardens - Johnstown Castle - Kilmokea Gardens - Dungarvan, where we spend one night in Lawlor’s Hotel.
9. Juli Ardmore - Ballymaloe Cookery School bei Shanagarry - Lakemount Garden in Glanmire - Cork, wo wir eine Nacht im Ambassador Hotel residieren. July, 9th Ardmore - Ballymaloe Cookery School near Shanagarry - Lakemount Garden in Glanmire - Cork, where we reside for one night in the Ambassador Hotel.
10. Juli Baltimore - Bantry House - Garinish Island - Glengarriff, wo wir eine Nacht im Eccles Hotel verbringen. July, 10th Baltimore - Bantry House - Garinish Island - Glengarriff, where we spend one night in Eccles Hotel.
11. Juli Kenmare - Moll's Gap - Ladies View - Muckross House - Killarney - Adare - Limerick, wo wir eine Nacht im Castletroy Hotel verbringen. July, 11th Kenmare - Moll's Gap - Ladies View - Muckross House - Killarney - Adare - Limerick, where we stay one night in the Castletroy Hotel.
12. Juli Birr - Kildare - Flughafen Dublin, wo wir uns von den Mitreisenden verabschieden, und dann mit einem Mietwagen weiterfahren - Dromod, wo wir eine Nacht in Copper Still Inn verbringen. July, 12th Birr - Kildare - Dublin Airport, where we say good-bye to the other fellow travellers, and then continue with a rented car - Dromod, where we spend one night in the Copper Still Inn.
13. Juli Dromod - Mohill - Carrigallen - Arvagh - Lough Gowan Ort - Lough Gowan - Cleenrah Dolmen - Aghnacliff Dolmen - Ballinalee - Granard - Cartronbore Steinkreis - Zisterzienser Abtei in Abbeylara - Edgeworthstown - Longford - Termonbarry - Cloondara - Strokestown - Tulsk - Frenchpark - Ballaghaderreen - Castlebar, wo wir für den Rest der Reise im Connaught Inn übernachten. July, 13th Dromod - Mohill - Carrigallen - Arvagh - Lough Gowan town - Lough Gowan - Cleenrah Dolmen - Aghnacliff Dolmen - Ballinalee - Granard - Cartronbore Stone Circle - Cistercian abbey in Abbeylara - Edgeworthstown - Longford - Termonbarry - Cloondara - Strokestown - Tulsk - Frenchpark - Ballaghaderreen - Castlebar, where we stay overnight for the rest of the tour in the Connaught Inn.
14. Juli Charlestown - Tobercurry - Lavagh - Coolaney - Glen Wood - Ballysadare - Strandhill - Sligo - Drumcliff - Cliffony - Bundoran - Glenade Lough - Manorhamilton - Drumkeeran - Keadew - Boyle - Frenchpark - Ballaghaderreen - Castlebar July, 14th Charlestown - Tobercurry - Lavagh - Coolaney - Glen Wood - Ballysadare - Strandhill - Sligo - Drumcliff - Cliffony - Bundoran - Glenade Lough - Manorhamilton - Drumkeeran - Keadew - Boyle - Frenchpark - Ballaghaderreen - Castlebar
15. Juli Beltra Lough - Berg Nephin und Tal des Nephin - Bofeenaun - Lahardaun - Castelhill - Priorat von Errew - Crossmolina - Ballina - Foxford - Pontoon Bridge - Lough Conn - Lough Cullin - Foxford - Swinford - Meelik Rundturm - Strade Kloster - Castlebar July, 15th Beltra Lough - Nephin and Glen Nephin - Bofeenaun - Lahardaun - Castelhill - Errew Priory - Crossmolina - Ballina - Foxford - Pontoon Bridge - Lough Conn - Lough Cullin - Foxford - Swinford - Meelik Round Tower - Strade Friary - Castlebar
16. Juli Westport - Annagh - Killadangan - Kilgeever Abtei - Roonagh Quay - Louisburgh - Killeen - Srahmee Keilgrab - Doo Lough Pass - Killary Harbour - Aasleagh Fälle - Leenaun - Carrowkennedy - Aghagower - Westport - Castlebar July, 16th Westport - Annagh - Killadangan - Kilgeever Abbey - Roonagh Quay - Louisburgh - Killeen - Srahmee Wedge Tomb - Doo Lough Pass - Killary Harbour - Aasleagh Falls - Leenaun - Carrowkennedy - Aghagower - Westport - Castlebar
17. Juli Newport - Mulranny - Claggan - Ballycroy - Bangor - Barnatra - Pollatomish - Sruwaddacon Bucht - Ros Dumhach - Port an Chlóidh - Ceathrú Thaidhg - Port Durlainne - Glinsce - An Tamhnach Mhór - Béal Deirg - Ballycastle - Crossmolina - Lahardaun - Lough Levally - Pontoon Bridge - Castlebar July, 17th Newport - Mulranny - Claggan - Ballycroy - Bangor - Barnatra - Pollatomish - Sruwaddacon Bay - Ros Dumhach - Port an Chlóidh - Ceathrú Thaidhg - Port Durlainne - Glinsce - An Tamhnach Mhór - Béal Deirg - Ballycastle - Crossmolina - Lahardaun - Lough Levally - Pontoon Bridge - Castlebar
18. Juli Ballyhean - Ballitober Abtei - Buriscarra Kloster - Lough Carra - Ballinrobe - Partry - Westport - Newport - Castlebar July, 18th Ballyhean - Ballitober Abbey - Buriscarra Friary - Lough Carra - Ballinrobe - Partry - Westport - Newport - Castlebar
19. Juli Ballaghaderreen - Frenchpark - Tulsk - Strokestown - Termonbarry Shannon - Longford - Edgeworthstown - Mullingar - Delvin - Kells - Dunshauglin - Ratoath - Swords - Flughafen Dublin July, 19th Ballaghaderreen - Frenchpark - Tulsk - Strokestown - Termonbarry Shannon - Longford - Edgeworthstown - Mullingar - Delvin - Kells - Dunshauglin - Ratoath - Swords - Dublin Airport