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  Our final day in Ireland started with William and I fly fishing for Salmon on the Ballynahinch river in the shadow of the Ballynahinch castle.  The salmon were not buying what we were offering but we still had a great morning of fly fishing.  After our fishing trip we packed the car and headed out on our last road trip to the town of Adare in southwest Ireland.  Our final destination is the elegant Adare Manor Castle.  This castle is set on many acres of well manicured grounds...
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Today we left beautiful Donegal for a three and hour drive down the west coast of Ireland to the mountainous region of Connemara.  The drive took us back though towns such as Silgo and Tuppercurry and new ones like Westport and Castlebar.  The drive through the region is one of the most visual in all of Ireland.  The area offers majestic mountains and charming seaside cottages, the landscape features many large rivers offering some of the best salmon and brown trout fly fishing in the country.  The many...
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Today was our second day in Donegal County (our only full day).  The weather has been good for most of our trip but today was a bit more wet than most.  We decided to take the hour long drive up the northwest coast to visit the Slieve League Cliffs.  These cliffs are the largest seaside cliffs in all of Europe and larger than the more popular Cliffs of Moher in southern Ireland.  The difference in height from its southern cousins may be minimal but there are far less...
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