We have Tarberts in Scotland too, deriving
from a word for a narrow neck of land, which in this particular
instance is the causeway that links Tarbert Island to the mainland.
When we cycled from the ferry there was certainly water on our
left (east), the water of Tarbert Bay. On our right however, it
looked pretty dry; low tide perhaps.
Where the Listowel road meets the main street we found a hostel
called The Ferry House. It's not opening until some time in June,
but they gave us two ensuite rooms at Eu.20 per person excluding
breakfast. The cafe attached to the hostel is definitely not open
yet. In the evening we made enquiries about breakfast elsewhere
in the town, without success, and bought rolls, cheese, and orange