Saturday, 18 July 2015
Updated Info @ Friday 17th July!
Breakfast at the Loughrea Hotel & Spa 10.00am, PCI rate is €8.00 Leg1 Depart 11.00am sharp and destination is Birdhill.
This drive from Loughrea will take approx 1.5 hours and is packed full of adventure and takes in Slieve Aughty -Lough Graney -Flagmount -Scarrif - Ogonnelloe - Killaloe & finihses at Matt the Thrasher's pub in Birdhill. This is the meeting point for some southerly rebels and for anyone planning on joining leg 2.
We set off from Birdhill at approx 12:40 and arrive Ennis at 1.30 or a bit earlier depending on traffic. We take in Broadford, Sixmilebridge, Newmarket on Fergus, and Clare castle. Lunch is buffet at the West County cost €9.95 .
We depart on final leg 3 @ 14.05 ish heading for Corofin-Kilfenora-Lisdoonvarna-Corkscrew hill-Ballyvaughan-Bell Harbour-Skirting Slieve Carran and finishing in Gort approx 15.30
An opportunity to meet up and take in some beautiful scenery and landscapes .
Hope you can join us. All members welcome.
Best regards , Eamonn
When we're done for the day:
- Those going South can exit at Gort and take Motorway south. /exit at 15:45
- Those Heading North can exit via Kinvarra and Kilcolgan to Oranmore 15:45
- Those Heading East can continue en route from Gort to Loughrea arriving 16:00 and pick up the M6 to Dublin
Times are approximate... given tourist season and those tourist buses.
There will be plenty of twisty bits and beautiful scenery (co-drivers only) :-)