The Village Green B&B
No availability found through our partners. Please contact the business directly or check some of our recommended alternatives.
Travel Blogs from Portlaoise
... 16 Some photos of Waterford taken yesterday afternoon. Visited Waterford Crystal factory with photos attached of horse and coach worth 40,000 Euro! Lunch in Kilkenny with 18/19th century castle - photo attached. Dublin mid afternoon and did a brief walk of immediate streets and St Stephens Green park, photos ...
... stop serving food at 7! Great contrast to Spain where you couldn't get food until at least 8:30! We did finally find a nice little Italian place for some pasta though.
The plan for tomorrow is to visit Kilkenny castle, do some more caches & head on to Cork.
... I have learned to pronounce but can never actually remember how to, I stepped into the Ireland of my dreams. A quaint small town, which had every aspect of a picturesque Ireland and a very modern Ireland. The main street is narrow and full of small shops; a family butcher, a family pharmacy, a convenience store, shoe stores, clothes shops, and of course, at least four pubs per block.
My friends, Javi and I booked a hostel for the night, and it was ...
... 5 entry gates...only one still exists.
We say a Merchants house ....now a museum, the town hall, old city jail and the site of a public burning...the only one to be carried out in Kilkenny...however there were numerous hangings.
The city has seven churches both Catholic and Anglican...of all these 2 are Cathedrals.
Many changed from one religion to another from Henry 8th/ Cromwell period.
The city has seen much political and religious tensions over the centuries.
... there and to see the paintings done by the students there.
Then we drove on to Portlaoise and had dinner with Granny Wilson and went to the The Nutcracker suite.We enjoyed the ballet performed in a small theatre. It brought back some memories of the last time I saw it when I was ...