We drove along the trail and stopped and looked and read all the plaques. If doing it over, I would buy the book available in the bookstores beforehand.
I liked the ease of finding the monuments. And of course the monuments itself. Monument 2, the Boheh Stone, can do with better signposting. Also the Holy Well at the site of Glasspatrick church , site 9, is not mentioned, while it is clearly there and is a national monument.
I had a nice cultural trail upon the Tougher Padraig yesterday and you couldn't have a better time of the year to be there. During the month of April the Rolling Sun can be seen either from horseback or on the Bohea Stone. This neolithical phenononem dates back thousands of years and is a sight to behold. Off the tourist... More
If you read my review of the clew bay hotel or westport house, you will know that while doing this tour as part of Heritage week, my wife had to leave so the bus driver (Aileen), dropped her off to her son at Croke Patrick and he delivered his tourists back to town then dropped her off to the hotel... More
A very interesting, old musty place with all sorts of artifacts and personal memorabilia from historical moments and people in the area. It is laid out by subject and crammed into cases. If they would only modernize the space, it would be a bigger attraction. We only had 45 minutes before it closed and we could have taken twice as... More
Bohea Stone on the Tougher Padraig Walk. Very interesting stone placement with its alignment with the pyramidical Croagh Patrick and the famous Rolling Sun, which occurs twice a year. I'll attach photos of this I took last year.
never seen anything like it spectacular, the driving around clew bay was something else the. the bay is full of large rocks with furze bushes of wonderful different colors spreading out over the bay. this is a must see for any traveller. keep driving and you wont be disappointed
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