In the shadow of this unique mountain stretch the rolling hills and valleys of an enchanted land.
This is Yeats’ country, a panorama rich in history, folklore and mythology.
The maps and accompanying terriers (textual descriptions) were bound into volumes and available for public consultation until the destruction of a large amount of the material in an accidental fire in 1711.
The Down Survey survived in its entirety for ten counties – Carlow, Donegal, Dublin, Leitrim, Londonderry, Tyrone, Waterford, Westmeath, Wexford and Wicklow – while the volumes for Clare, Galway, Kerry, and Roscommon (including the Strafford material) were completely destroyed.
Additionally, we can stop anywhere on route if you are feeling a little peckish.
The return trip could have the option of stopping off at award winning gastro pub, The Oarsman, in beautiful riverside town of Carrick on Shannon or other restaurants of your choice.
Onwards to the Cliffs of Moher, described as the 8th Wonder of the World and Ireland's most visited tourist attraction. Starting in Sligo, Kilronan Castle, Carrick on Shannon or Knock Airport we will head southwards through County Galway turning onto the coast road at Kilcolgan with a quick stop at Kilcolgan Castle.