Knock Airport

(122 km, 1 hour 48 mins)

1.  Leave the airport heading for Galway city on the N17 
(made famous by the Saw Doctors song N17 ¬†‚Ķ” I wish I was on the N17, stone walls and the grass is green, travelling with just my thoughts and dreams”)
2.  After c.80km turn left onto the N18 towards Limerick / N6 / Dublin
3.  Go through 2 roundabouts
4.  At the 3rd roundabout take the first exit to stay on the N18 
5.  Continue through Clarinbridge to Kilcolgan
6.  In Kilcolgan turn RIGHT (just after the petrol station) onto the N67 towards Kinvarra / Ennistimon
7. ¬†Continue c.16km, through Ballinderreen, Kinvarra and then turn LEFT up the “Corker” hill and continue for 10km ¬†
n.b. This junction is:
–¬† 6 km beyond Kinvarra
Р recognisable by the many signs at the base of it
Р is signed for Carron and Boston.   
(If you miss this turning either turn round or continue on round the coast on the N67, passed the school and then the church.  At Bell Harbour (the road bends sharply to the right at the junction) turn LEFT towards Carron and the Burren Perfumery.  At the T junction at the end of the road turn RIGHT and you are back on the road you would have been on.)
8.  On the way you will pass: 
–¬†a right turn for ‘Bell Harbour & Ballyvaughan
– two more right turns
Рthrough a small unsigned village (Turlough)
– Cusack’s football pitch on the left – a big grey wall with plants growing up it and flood lights behind
Рthrough a cutting in the rock where the road bends sharply.  This brings you into our valley
– two 2-storey houses close together
– a small white bungalow
9. Turn RIGHT onto the gravel road. 
10.  Turn RIGHT at the T-junction opposite the white bungalow
11.  Keep right when the road splits.  n.b. please be careful on this corner as this is a two way road
12.  You will find us in the blue cottage on the right