Travel Blogs from Kenmare, Ireland

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Ancient Forests and Stone Henges, Kenmare, Ireland travel blog

Ancient Forests and Stone Henges

A travel blog entry by jesshiggins

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After two weeks on the west coast, I wasn't quite ready to leave the water, so I compromised and headed to Kenmare, a small town about 30 miles inland on the Kenmare River. I had heard about a forest patch near the town that sounded intriguing. Uragh ...

Lesson Three - Danish Pastries, Kenmare, Ireland travel blog

Lesson Three - Danish Pastries

A travel blog entry by hils

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... in the middle of the Lake until the sun disappeared by the surrounding hills at around 7pm. It was still warm. I had to head back to Kenmare at this point as I had to go and see Tom again to get some strings for my violin and then I went to watch Chris, ...

From Cork to the lovely Kenmare, Kenmare, Ireland travel blog

From Cork to the lovely Kenmare

A travel blog entry by melvic

Today we left early from Cork and headed for the small town of Kenmare, population 2000, This town is the cutest. We checked into the Hostel which is a very clean one, we had our own 2 bed bunk room. We spend the day driving around the Beara Peninsula, we ...

Kenmare Days, Kenmare, Ireland travel blog

Kenmare Days

A travel blog entry by posullivan09

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Monday afternoon I left Listowel and headed down to Kenmare. Although the busses in Ireland are extremely comfortable, it can be quite confusing to get places. I left Listowel at 1 on a bus to Tralee where I got another ...

Finding Kerry Fiddles, Kenmare, Ireland travel blog

Finding Kerry Fiddles

A travel blog entry by hils

... had a leisurely long lie and then decided I should really find out where Kerry Fiddles was.  I knew it was about 3km outside Kenmare somewhere.  This is all I knew.  After asking at the music shop in town and ending up at Kerry Violin Shop ...

Lesson One - Chocolate Eclairs, Kenmare, Ireland travel blog

Lesson One - Chocolate Eclairs

A travel blog entry by hils

... .  We also listened to some traditional Scottish and Irish music to compare the difference and ate chocolate eclairs.  I'm looking forward to cotinuing tomorrow. I'm now back in Kenmare enjoying the sunshine and doing some ...

Lesson Two - Muffins, Kenmare, Ireland travel blog

Lesson Two - Muffins

A travel blog entry by hils

... sad it was to say goodbye to my lovely long nails. The three hours flew by and I ended up going for a wander round Kenmare this afternoon, spending far too much money in the process. In the evening I went to Crowleys Bar (Peter's) and watched/listened ...

Ireland - Day3, Kenmare, Ireland travel blog

Ireland - Day3

A travel blog entry by tammyandsteve

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... (over 60,000 birds that recently migrated from South Africa). We also got to see a puffin. We also did the Ring of Kerry which is a gorgeous drive through the mountains. Tonight we are staying at a B&B in Kenmare which is a lovely little Irish ...

My first performance, Kenmare, Ireland travel blog

My first performance

A travel blog entry by hils

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Check out my first 'live performance'. It's quite a long clip so I've also included a shorter clip for those of you who don't have broadband - it'll probably still take an age to download. ...

Chill out in Kenmare and spain won, Kenmare, Ireland travel blog

Chill out in Kenmare and spain won

A travel blog entry by joergenmaria

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Week 6, Kerry Ireland, Ireland travel blog

Week 6

A travel blog entry by jolubrano

... to Ireland for this tour alone because it is amazing! Basically all you do it hop on a bus and tour some of Ireland’s most amazing scenic routes. We started by driving through country Cork (where I currently live), traveled through Macroon  to ...

Kenmare and the Ring of Kerry, Kenmare, Ireland travel blog

Kenmare and the Ring of Kerry

A travel blog entry by tfsnews

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... from the town center.  One feature was a stone circle, one of over 100 of such formations to be found in Ireland.  Perhaps they were inspired along the same ideas that led to Stonehenge.  Whether they were for ceremonial purposes or just a ...

Those Wild Irish Roads: Kenmare/Ring of Beara, Kenmare, Ireland travel blog

Those Wild Irish Roads: Kenmare/Ring of Beara

A travel blog entry by tfsnews

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... of seafood chowder and brown bread.  It was the perfect amount to sustain us before our dinner. Upon arrival back in Kenmare we did some final housekeeping, including repacking our bags, spending our remaining Euros, and Rich and Barb took in the ...

The Long and Bumpy Road, Kenmare, Ireland travel blog

The Long and Bumpy Road

A travel blog entry by rovingwerners

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... Saturday. Their one-week visit is proving all too short for them. We set out for Mizen Head , the most southwesterly point of Ireland. It’s the site of two old lights and numerous shipwrecks. On our walk to the lighthouse, we spotted a seal swimming ...

Ring of Kerry, Kenmare, Ireland travel blog

Ring of Kerry

A travel blog entry by fingecl

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... where I'm from and the United States and they had me locate it on a map. I showed them where it was and told them I arrived in Ireland by plane and showed my flight route on a map. The kids were so excited. They asked me if I am from the same place as ...

Away From the River and Over the Pass, Kenmare, Ireland travel blog

Away From the River and Over the Pass

A travel blog entry by rovingwerners

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... climate of Bantry Bay. The island had been privately owned until the early 1950’s when it was deeded to the people of Ireland. It’s a very beautiful place, and there were just a few of us walking around. I imagine in the spring and summer ...

Lesson Five - Chocolate Crunch and Pecan Pie Danis, Kenmare, Ireland travel blog

Lesson Five - Chocolate Crunch and Pecan Pie Danis

A travel blog entry by hils

... . I'm sure I'll see them both again. This afternoon I took a nice drive down a valley, which was the last place in Ireland to get electricity. An early night and then a drive back to the airport on Saturday morning. I'll keep you posted on how I'm ...

Good Friday has been a GREAT Friday, Kenmare, Ireland travel blog

Good Friday has been a GREAT Friday

A travel blog entry by thegordongirls

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... and let you decide. Early night tonight..Big day tomorrow...think were doing the Ring of Kerry.... We are cruising through Ireland with both mirrors still attached :) Laughing harder than ever before with each passing day. We could not have written ...

Driving the Beara , Kenmare, Ireland travel blog

Driving the Beara

A travel blog entry by rovingwerners

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... one thing we have learned is that the Irish say their prayers very quickly--we couldn’t keep up at times! After Mass we drove into Kenmare and had dinner at Foley’s. We sat in the bar so we’d be near the trad music when it started. We ...

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It's "Thaturday". think I'll have a guinness or 10

A travel blog entry by thegordongirls

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... down the road, laughing so hard I thought Id have to pull over, actually I think we did pull over.....returned to Kenmare  and shopped shopped shopped shopped shopped. Were thinking that Kelly might need to buy a  bigger suitcase to ...

Lesson Four - Toast and Jam, Kenmare, Ireland travel blog

Lesson Four - Toast and Jam

A travel blog entry by hils

It feels like I've been here for weeks now. I arrived at Gill's this morning and we decided just to head straight out into the garden. The weather has been fantastic all week but just keeps getting better. We went over finger positions and then I ...

Beating the Tour Buses, Kenmare, Ireland travel blog

Beating the Tour Buses

A travel blog entry by rovingwerners

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... , that’s how I handle terror!)  Once down on conventional roads again, we made much better time getting back to Kenmare. Dinner was once again at Foley’s. We had soup and shared a pizza while we talked with a couple from Colorado. Retired ...

Killarney National Park and Kenmare, Kenmare, Ireland travel blog

Killarney National Park and Kenmare

A travel blog entry by travelbee

... the trail).  Not much too exciting to write about, but a great day nonetheless.  We arrived at our hotel in Kenmare, Sheen Falls Lodge and had an amazing view of the stream right by our room; www.sheenfallslodge.ie.  Both restaurants at ...

Cheetas, giraffs, and antelope in Ireland?, Kenmare, Ireland travel blog

Cheetas, giraffs, and antelope in Ireland?

A travel blog entry by kupdegra

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... , folk dance (authentic step dance NOT Lord of the Dance) and music performed by talented college students sponsored by Ireland's cultural commission. This is a venue to further Irish cultural heritage among the Irish people. Casual sessions follow every ...

The first 24 hours, Kenmare, Ireland travel blog

The first 24 hours

A travel blog entry by posullivan09

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I have officially arrived! Security at JFK was a bit stronger than I remember it being last time I flew, and my hood was felt for any hidden things but it didn't take too long to get through.Some people were just absolute jerks about it and were giving ...

Wide Campervan, Narrow Roads, Kenmare, Ireland travel blog

Wide Campervan, Narrow Roads

A travel blog entry by melindam

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Our campervan is about seven feet wide and twenty-two feet long. It's a pleasant size for cooking, eating, and sleeping.   But it is WAY too big for Irish roads! The N roads usually have a white stripe down the center and two lanes, each about ...

end of trip., Kenmare, Ireland travel blog

end of trip.

A travel blog entry by posullivan09

... a map to find someones grave. and then headed to the bar where we just hung out the rest of the night.    I can't believe this trip is over. And the 7 months in Ireland are pretty close to being done too. And I still can't imagine going ...

21, SURPRISE., Kenmare, Ireland travel blog

21, SURPRISE.

A travel blog entry by posullivan09

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... up to go out at night and especially since it was my 21st I needed something new and nice to wear. So after we made it to Kenmare, I went shopping with Mags and got a dress that I thought was way too fancy just to wear to the bar, but I was just going ...

No Kerry, Kilarney, Ireland travel blog

No Kerry

A travel blog entry by leecej

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We arrived in Kilarney late so Criona stayed on with us at the hostel. Kilarney is nothing to write home about. Its a small town like Kilkenney just not as nice. And mainly because of the huge amount of tourists coming through using the town as the ...

Driving through west Cork, Kenmare, Ireland travel blog

Driving through west Cork

A travel blog entry by gointravelin

... you needed to be a bit careful of the cars going the other way! It was an absolutely fantastic drive that ended with us arriving in Kenmare, a town at the start of the ring of kerry. Once again, a little harder at this time of year, because a lot of the ...

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