The Blue Horizon Bed & Breakfast
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TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Blue Horizon Bed & Breakfast Kinsale
Comfortable but the rooms are a little dated. Very friendly staff
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Travel Blogs from Kinsale
... is the same courthouse where hearings were held to investigate the causes of the Lusitania disaster.
When Kinsale was in its hay day, it was a ship-provisioning town. The narrow alleyways we see today were actually built to be just wide enough to roll a barrel (of provisions) down to the wharf.
As we walked further inside the original walls of the old city, Barry introduced us ...
... fortunate enough to have "stiletto &chic" decor. This may or may not have led to opening up a bottle of whisky, and perhaps finishing it.
We went into town and had a lovely trout dinner and then went to the bar across the street which, was all Irish except for the American music.
The following day we found our dreams in a wool clothing shop. It could have ...
Dunmore East and Waterford was on the itinerary today, but weather conditions forced the captain to change our southern Ireland port to Ringaskiddy, near Cork. This is a deepwater industrial port (which is why it was chosen) and there is little of tourist interest there. The captain of the ship did point out that it is best known as home to Pfizer's production site for a certain popular pharmaceutical for men. Indeed, ...
... up, but on the south eastern side it is okay and the road surface is better. So for me, it was nice to go there, but no better than Tasmania's east coast road or the Great Ocean Road. So there!
We liked Kenmare and Macroom, lovely towns, plenty of old and historic buildings its a pity we didn't have time to stop for a longer visit. We have some great photos from old churches and forts.
... visited is compact, historic, picturesque and so very differet from home in Australia. Finding a fabulous cafe / restaurant we feasted on Irish stew roast beef, steaks and vegies (Archie chose lasagne of course!!!). And what a feast it was...We found the Cork art gallery and had a stroll around before heading back to our B&B, warm showers and comfy beds.(We have been surprised at the number of beggars we have encountered in all the ...