Ashbrook House

Address: Ballyquirke, Kilkenny, County Kilkenny, Ireland | B&B
 
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      Travel Blogs from Kilkenny

      Another Week of Class, and Another Adventure

      A travel blog entry by shannon.dirrane on Jan 30, 2015

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      ... groups, but sometimes its easier to just go with a small group who is on the same page as you. My page consists of getting up earlier, and seeing everything. I not only want to get my moneys worth for that day's trip, but I really want to understand the village that I am in and embrace the experience.

      Surprisingly, my book failed to mention and stress how much there really is to do in Kilkenny. I almost wouldn't have minded spending two days there because that is how much ...

      A Day in Kilkenny

      A travel blog entry by ginni53 on Sep 11, 2014

      1 comment, 40 photos

      ... lived here for hundreds of years until the 1930s when it was no longer habitable. The Ormondes were friendly with distant cousin Queen Elisabeth I and her successors. In 1967 the current Duke of Ormonde 'sold' the castle and grounds for 50 pounds to the Irish State, who renovated and refurbished it. The grounds are beautiful with a Rose Garden in the back.
      Across the street from the Castle is the Stables, which have been repurposed into shops ...

      Hiking in Glendalough—an Uphill Trek

      A travel blog entry by timsandy on Sep 13, 2013

      ... much more gradual. Many start at the stairs and climb almost straight up.
      
      All I can say is "I did it"! What a ...

      Abbey's, churches, towers and more

      A travel blog entry by karliengossross on Mar 17, 2013

      24 photos

      ... putting in some modern features to repair it! I will never understand this way of thinking.

      Out last stop for the day is Cahir castle- dating between 1300 and 1500 and situated on an island surrounded by the River Suir. In 1599 the English tried to overtake it. They have a very interesting display about woman's rights in the castle.
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      Shakespeare Meets West Africa

      A travel blog entry by melepua on Aug 15, 2012

      ... In a country with only 4.5 million people, our Green and Gold flag bearers just aren’t competitive enough when facing a monster that is the US or China. When an Irish citizen wins a medal, the entire country hears about it on the radio, TV, posters, banners, on the streets, everywhere. We, as in Ireland, won five medals at this year’s games – a bronze in Equestrian, and two bronzes, a silver, and a gold in boxing. I can think of ...