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The landscape, cows and cheeps grazing in the green fields are really amazing in Northern West of Ireland, a picture is better than a thousand word.
As we start our trip towards the northern country side, an amazing green fields on your right and left scene, cows and cheeps are freely grazing from the clean grass. It was really wonderful scene and green landscape. Our guide Ms. Barbara told us on our way about the quality of the beef meat here in North Ireland, so when we stopped for our lunch at Tankardstown Restaurant (House) in Slane city, the lady asked me what would you like to eat, I said Beef for sure, a beef burger presented to me, the meat was so fresh and tasty, we had our meal facing the green landscape, We feed our stomach, our eyes were viewing the landscape together with the fresh air, all was healthy and enjoyable.
Harvey's Point Country Hotel
The same view and landscape as we kept to the Northern side, white and clean cheeps grazing in the fields. On our way we crossed Northern Island Borders, the signs became different in colors as we became in North Island which is part of U.K, continue to Donegal to a fantastic Country Hotel, the Harvey's Point, sits on the shores of lough Eske and at the foot of the Blue Stack Mountains and breathes romance, luxury rooms with 75 SQM, honeymooners will never forget their honeymoon, even families will enjoy the hospitality, excellent food and clean rooms that have a Jacuzzi for two in each bath room.
The stunning Slieve league (Grey Mountain)
One of the most stunning views was the Grey Mountain in Sliah Liag, the highest and one of the finest marine cliffs in Europe with a nearly sheer drop of roughly 2,000 feet separating the Atlantic Ocean from the highest point of the cliff. The view was amazing, green mountains, blue water in the Atlantic Ocean and fresh air.
Moving forward, Ireland in general and the northern part is famous with its pups and Bars, in fact it’s a restaurant, where you can have fresh food, but it's so nicely decorated and most of the Pubs and Bars are very old, hundreds of years old, with interest and historical paints and collections inside the Pub and on the walls, you feel like you are with very original people.
Arranmore Island, is a wonderfully peaceful place with a way marked trail leading from sandy beaches to the island's rocky summit, providing spectacular views of the glittering sea, the cliffs, rock arches and the majestic mainland mountains; from Glen Head to Tory Island.
The crystal clear waters surrounding Arranmore provide great dive sites and sea angling, while the island's freshwater lakes are home to brown and rainbow trout.
The island's annual celebration of music, song and dance, everyone gets a fascinating insight into island culture and the Irish language.
Leo's Tavern Pub
Leo's Tavern is one of Donegal's most famous pubs. Leo himself is an extremely popular musician, father of the highly renowned musicians "Clannad", and the success story of
"Enya" the younger daughter who needs no introduction for her musical achievements with her album " Watermark" and " Orinoco Flow" charted all over the world.
Irish Music and food presented to us with a great hospitality and entertainments.
Tory Island and its monarchy
Tory Island is an island of mystery and antiquity off the northern tip of Donegal. Interesting historical sites include a round tower that once protected monks from Viking raids, the ruins of St Colmcille’s 6th century monastery and the intriguing Tau Cross that suggests early seafaring links to the Coptic Christians of Egypt. The island also boasts an abundance of rare bird life and wild flower species as well as a rich submarine landscape that can be explored through the local dive center.
Served by Ferry services, Hotels, Hostels, Restaurants, Diving Centre, Walking Route.
The king of Tory, Mr. Patsy Dan Rodgers welcomes us, the King really worked hard to show us his Island, he showed us his paints also he played us his music.