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Bunratty CastleOur drive to Killarny took us through Limerick and the Golden Valle, a big dairy farming area.Roof Thatcher - Bunratty Folk Park We stopped for a tour of Bunratty Castle and Folk Park. The castle was built in the 15th century and is one of the best restored medieval castle in Ireland.




Mill - Bunratty Folk ParkThe park has reconstructions of 18th and 19th century houses of both the rich and poor. Very interesting to compare the two.Cottage - Bunratty Folk Park





Lunch stop in AdareWe stopped for lunch in the very pretty town of Adare. The town is one of the few which has preserved a number of thatched roof houses and shops.

Fred and Barb at Killarny Lakes OverlookKillarny is nestled in a spectacular valley landscaped with lakes and mountians.





Jaunting Car Ride We took a Jaunting Car ride through beautiful Killarny National Park. This is an 8 person cart pulled by a single horse. Ride thru Killarny National ParkThe park has lots of trees, very unusual for this part of Ireland.






Killarny Main StreetOur hotel was within walking distance of the downtown area with its many shops.Killarny PubFred was able to download his camera's memory cards onto a CD at the local Internet Cafe as he had filled up both of the 128K cards. So now we can take more pictures!




Hussey's Bar - Killarny


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