We toured Kylemore Abbey castle.

The abbey's church is a mini copy of Norwich Cathedral.

We drove along R344, that runs between the Twelve Pins mountains and Lough Inach and Lough Derryclare, miles of brown bogland

among small blue lakes to the west and Maam Turk mountains to the east. It's considered one of the most beautiful places in Ireland. Back to Maam Cross and then for lack of time, we had only 2 days left, along Lough Corris, bypassing Galway To the East.

The grand Canal runs through flatlands of County Offaly on its way to the great River Shannon. There lies the bogland