Adare, Co Limerick

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Our week in Kerry may have been over, but we still had to get home, and that meant driving praactically the length of the country.  Unfortunately, after being very lucky with the weather for most of the week, it absolutely lashed with rain for most of the journey home.  It was nice though at the start of the day, as far as Limerick, and we stopped in the picturesque village of Adare for breakfast.  The village has a castle and old religious buildings which we didn’t have time to visit, having a long drive to do.  We did however, get a look at the main street with its thatched cottages, built for the Dunraven Estate.  Some of them have now been converted into cafes or shops.

 

 

 

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The Trinitarian Abbey.

 

 

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Colourful pub, with a similarly coloured campervan serendipitously passing by.

 

 

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2 thoughts on “Adare, Co Limerick

  1. What a pretty village. It seems really unusual to see a whole terrace of cottages with virtually a continuous thatched roof – I would have thought that a significant safety hazard.

    1. It is unusual, and has more of an English feel than a typical Irish village, being planned for the Estate. Its lucky to have survived alright as it must be a fire hazard. A nice spot for the last stop of the holiday.

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