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Dingle

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  • Day19

    Dingle day one

    February 20, 2020 in Ireland ⋅ 🌬 5 °C

    A day of rest and reflection and reading in the incredible library in front of a peat fire here at Greenmount House for me. Jörg went adventure seeking outdoors and did errands.The weather is stormy with rain and hail and
    temperature is mid to high 40’s. We are enjoying the dramatic weather which changes constantly.
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    Kathy Zavala

    Cozy

    2/22/20Reply
    Ronnie Smith

    Beautiful.

    2/22/20Reply
     
  • Day3

    Dingle, Fisherman Village

    September 2, 2019 in Ireland ⋅ ⛅ 17 °C

    After a few stops at stunning lookout points, we drive back to Dingle, a pictoresque fishermen village we quickly drove through this morning on our way to Shea Head.
    The town is tiny and characterised by colourful traditional houses and pubs, similar to the coastal towns of Scandinavia or Iceland.

    Apart from being the major centre of the peninsula, this town is famous for two main reasons:
    1) It's the record town in Ireland for the number of pubs in comparison to the population: there are 52 pubs... for just 2.000 inhabitants! 😂
    2) It's the departure point of the "Fungi" cruises. Fungi is the name of a famous dolphin living in the harbour that apparently comes up to the sea surface to great every boat passing by. According to our guide, its extremely rare that he doesn't show up, to the point that - if this were the case - we would get the money back! 🐬💰

    Ludo decides to embark on this short dolphin-watching cruise, while I prefer to stay behind and go explore the village... before finding shelter in a café. Of course, the cozy warmth and comfort of the café comes at a cost: one of the worst cappuccinos I've ever had in my life. And this despite the two sachets of sugar... 🤢

    In the meanwhile I receive an update from Ludo: he found the Dolphin! Or, more likely, the Dolphin found him... 🐬😂
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  • Day9

    Dingle is Dope

    November 15, 2019 in Ireland ⋅ ⛅ 7 °C

    Spent the afternoon in Dingle town, located on a peninsula of the same name, jutting out into the Atlantic. It was obviously quiet, given that it was the off-season - but it was likely more charming/relaxing than it would've been in July/August. We snacked it up, with 3 meals in the lunch/dinner period, but did try to walk a good amount of that off. Ended the night at our lovely hotel with some chess and a minor spill of wine before watching the new Grey's Anatomy; yeah, we're wild.Read more

  • Day101

    Dingle all the way

    December 13, 2016 in Ireland ⋅ 🌙 13 °C

    Wow it just keeps getting better. I am in Dingle the most westerly part of Ireland and it is so green including the water. It has been stormy all day but I have given to the rain and pressed on. I was going to go on a boat cruise to see the dolphins but the wind picked up and the rain set in. Checked into my hostel and so far am the only one here, yeah! Maybe I'll get a good night sleep. Dingle is very touristy and so a lot of places are shut down for the season. I had fresh fish and chips at a local pub and managed to check the whole town out already, population 1200. I don't remember the water this green in Newfoundland but then again they don't have palm trees like they do in Dingle.Read more

    youonlylivetwice

    The Dingle Peninsula, home to seals, manta rays, dolphins and lots is sea birds

    12/13/16Reply
    youonlylivetwice

    Looking towards the docks

    12/13/16Reply
    youonlylivetwice

    Main and Johns street

    12/13/16Reply
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  • Day7

    Buying a Souvenir

    June 25, 2019 in Ireland ⋅ ⛅ 63 °F

    We rarely shop four souvenirs when we are traveling. And when we do, it’s for something we can use instead of knick-knacks.

    When we shortened our Ireland road trip to fit it into the time we have available, the Aran Islands went by the wayside.

    So, today we picked up some Aran knit woolens as our souvenir from this trip. There was no shortage of shops selling these goods, but we found a place on a back street. More selections ... better prices ... guaranteed original Aran knits from the islands.

    Living in Colorado, we will have a lot of opportunities to wear our Aran sweaters.
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    Nickie Wilkinson

    Good choice! Very nice!

    11/27/20Reply
     
  • Day9

    Auf der Touriroute nach Dingle

    September 5, 2017 in Ireland ⋅ ☀️ 15 °C

    Logbucheintrag von Michael: Pünktlich 9 Uhr bei 13,5°C haben wir uns auf den Weg gemacht, vorher noch schnell in den Supermarkt Essen und Kaffee besorgt. Es war wieder alles nass, allerdings schien jetzt die Sonne als wir starteten. Cliffs of Moher war unser erster Tagespunkt. Wir sind auf direktem Weg dahin, weil uns schon morgens die Touribusse entgegen kamen und wir keine Lust auf Massen hatten. 10:30 Uhr bei gleichbleibender Temperatur waren wir da. Schnell 6 € Eintritt bezahlt und dann ab zu den Klippen. Nach einer halben Stunden fing es leicht an zu tropfen und wir entschieden uns so langsam wieder Richtung Auto zu machen. Der Wind war stark und als wir am Auto ankamen regnete es schon stark. FAZIT: Alles richtig gemacht. Jetzt ab nach Dingle. Auf dem Weg sind wir nochmal abgebogen nach Whitestrand, da war ein schöner Campingplatz direkt am Meer und wir sind paar Meter gelaufen, beobachteten 2 beim baden. Naja die Luft hatte immerhin 16°C. Die Sonne zeigte sich immer wieder. 14 Uhr ging es mit der Fähre über den Shannon nach Tarbert, wo wir eine halbe Stunde später auch ankamen. So jetzt nur noch nach Dingle, 20 km vor Dingle stand da ein Schild von einem Connor Pass, klar da ging es lang. Enge Straßen, steil bergauf, aber der Ausblick als wir oben waren, war dafür mega.
    Fortsetzung von Sarah: In Dingle hieß es erstmal Unterkunft finden. Wir checkten 17:30 Uhr in Brosnans B&B ein ( angeblich Pierce Brosnans Bruder, wir haben diese Story aber nicht weiter beleuchtet). Gleich machten wir uns auf an den Hafen, um Funghi, den berühmten Delfin zu sehen. Leider blieben wir erfolglos, da gabs es eben Fish and Chips auf dem Teller. Bei einen Verdauungsspaziergang an Gift-Shops vorbei durch das kleine Örtchen, entdeckten wir den ersten Pub. Mehrere Räume, rissige Wände, nichts zum lang verweilen. Also ging es weiter, am Hafen sollte Live-Musik gespielt werden, doch die Bar hatte kein Flair und war voller Touris. Google spuckte das "Currans" aus, Pub mit Second Hand Laden. Wir wurden 30 Jahre zurückversetzt. Ein alter einheimischer Herr sprach mich gleich an der Bar an, leider verstand ich kein Wort, er verstand auch kein Wort, aber wir lachten herzlich darüber. Wir saßen in einer ruhigen Ecke, tranken Bier und plötzlich waren alle still. Der alte Mann begann zu singen, zittrig aber wunderschön. Wir waren gerührt und geflasht. Der bisher schönste Moment der Reise. Er war 94 Jahre alt, kam sicher jeden Abend, trank sein Bier und genoss sein Leben. Sehr ergreifend. Als er ging, zogen wir auch weiter, Musik lockte uns in den nächsten Pub. Leider voller Touris, die sich lieber anbrüllten, als zu lauschen. Das Bier schnell hinter und weiter. Unser letzter Pub des abends war gemütlich, 9 Musiker saßen in einer Ecke und gaben tolle Melodien zum Besten. Zufrieden über den Halt in Dingle machten wir uns auf den Weg ins B&B.
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    sten baldauf

    Tolle küste!

    9/7/17Reply
    sten baldauf

    super Aussicht. Klasse!

    9/7/17Reply
     
  • Day9

    Harry Clarke’s Stained Glass Windows

    June 27, 2019 in Ireland ⋅ ☁️ 61 °F

    Harry Clarke is a Dublin-born stained glass artist who was lost to the world in 1931 ... at the young age of 42. He is described as ... “Ireland’s major Symbolist Artist whether in his illustrations or in his stained glass.”

    I’d heard his name before, but didn’t recall seeing any of his art. So, when I read that there are six twin lancet windows that he designed in a chapel in Dingle, we made a point of checking them out before leaving town.

    The Díseart Chapel — or more appropriately, the Chapel of the Sacred Heart — is on the third floor of the former Convent of the Presentation Sisters. The docent who admitted us to the building, warned us that the stained glass in the sanctuary was mass-produced in Germany and that we would immediately notice the difference once we saw the Harry Clarke windows above the choir stalls.

    She was right. I was so enthralled with the Clarke windows that I didn’t even take any photos of the ones in the apse. Not sure how to describe these amazing works of art ... faces more animated with large, expressive eyes ... exquisite and fine detail work ... more organic somehow ... definitely more artisanal with rich colors that catch the light.

    The Mother Superior who commissioned the 12 windows that illustrate the life of Christ from his birth to his resurrection, shelled out £1,000 back then. A princely sum in 1922, I’m sure. Now these windows are priceless.
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    Nickie Wilkinson

    Yes, amazing works of art.

    12/6/20Reply
     
  • Day9

    St Mary’s Church

    June 27, 2019 in Ireland ⋅ ☁️ 61 °F

    We stopped @ St Mary’s Church before leaving Dingle to see some stained glass windows ... but not the ones in the church itself. I suppose the photos I took at St Mary’s can be considered a “bonus” of sorts.Read more

    Sonia Gelman

    Love this picture!

    11/30/20Reply
     
  • Day10

    Dingle

    June 16, 2019 in Ireland ⋅ ⛅ 15 °C

    In Dingle angekommen, parken wir unser Auto und machen uns auf den Weg zum Hafen. Wir stoppen natürlich bei Murphys Eis und genehmigen uns einen Dreamy Creamy Caramel Eisbecher, der zwar teuer aber auch Creamy lecker ist.
    Unten am Hafen erwischt uns ein heftiger Nieselregen. Wir flüchten erst in einen Souvenirshop und dann in eine Whiskey Brennerei und -Shop. Die Jacken halten dicht aber es ist nett dort und wir können gleichmal den Dingle Whiskey probieren und unser neues Familienmitglied Shawn ablichten 😍
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    Martina Fritz

    Ob Shawn zu viel Whiskey hatte? Oder ist Hardy etwas rough gefahren, dass er so grün ist.... 😂😂😂

    6/17/19Reply
    Kathrin Krüger

    😂😂😂 Shawn ist ein Ire ☘️

    6/17/19Reply
     

You might also know this place by the following names:

Dingle, An Daingean, دینگل, Yn Dein, ディングル, Dinglis, Дингл