Achill Island and times gone by of Irish Country Life

Cathy posting:

It was a slow late start today and after bacon butties and paracetamol we cleaned Pogo up a bit and walked along the vast Keel beach, admiring the headland towering over it, many surfers out today and lots of walkers as it’s Sunday, we’ve heard about another cove called Keem, so we drive off there, there’s a walk near to Keel to the “deserted village” but we don’t feel energetic today!

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Blacksod, Co. Mayo; D-Day & The Tuke Fund

Cathy posting:

When we started this trip we thought that one month was enough, the plan was to drive along the Wild Atlantic Way and also have a few inland stops too, well, we underestimated the size of the coast and so apart from a few jaunts inland to escape stormy weather we have stuck to the coast, we love this island and will be back next year to explore the lakes and castles of which there are many and all the towns that we’ve missed.

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Pogo with the Wild Atlantic Way marker point

So last night we arrived at Blacksod, Co Mayo, a small harbour

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