Travel Blogs from Kilkenny, Ireland

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James' Birthday & Kissing the Blarney Stone!, Kilkenny, Ireland travel blog

James' Birthday & Kissing the Blarney Stone!

A travel blog entry by jackie_n_james

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... but it was confiscated by the authorities and they are working on getting a permit for another one. We planned on stopping in Kilkenny for my birthday and after some looking around we found a resonably priced place to stay. Before going out for the night ...

kilkenny pin, Kilkenny, Ireland travel blog

kilkenny pin

A travel blog entry by elsewhere

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Kilkenny, Kilkenny, Ireland travel blog

Kilkenny

A travel blog entry by meganandkevin

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... 1000 people (mostly women and children) massacred by invading Vikings around 928 AD. Again a little creepy but intriguing none the less. We spent the rest of the day exploring the grounds of Kilkenny castle and taking in the precious Irish ...

Goodbye UK, Hello Ireland, Kilkenny, Ireland travel blog

Goodbye UK, Hello Ireland

A travel blog entry by shanewilson

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... . And we have the better climate... I will never complain about our quality of life in Australia again. So here I am in Kilkenny... nothing special compared to what I've seen. Kind of takes me back to the south island of New Zealand but nowhere as ...

A Glipmse of Kilkenny, Kilkenny, Ireland travel blog

A Glipmse of Kilkenny

A travel blog entry by zento

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... .   With our travel companions, David and Lucy, we parked the rental car and walked the short remaining distance to Kilkenny Castle.  Its gardens were walled but we could see the tips of the castle's towers peaking from above, which already ...

You Killed Kenny, You Bastard, Kilkenny, Ireland travel blog

You Killed Kenny, You Bastard

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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... around the outside, before we went for lunch. The food was ok, but we washed it down with the local beer, which happened to be Kilkenny !!! It was pretty good. Straight after, we took a walk up to St Mary's Cathedral, which was ok, but not as good as St ...

Ireland - south, Kilkenny, Ireland travel blog

Ireland - south

A travel blog entry by twittg

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... try and get over my cold. Though there's really only one place a person wants to be when they're sick. . .home. Spanky at Kilkenny Castle I'll return to Dublin on Sunday and start my tour of the north on Monday. One of the other tour guides we met ...

Rovering along with Irish Rover!, Kilkenny, Ireland travel blog

Rovering along with Irish Rover!

A travel blog entry by worldwidenurse

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... start, so of course I had to try it out, I will let you all know how my fresh start it! That night we spent in Kilkenny, a lovely little hostel, complete with a big warm meal, a pint of Kilkenny (or Smithwicks as the Irish call it) and live Celtic ...

Kilkenny, Kilkenny, Ireland travel blog

Kilkenny

A travel blog entry by pyres

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Kilkenny used to be a capital of Ireland in medieval times. It's a very pleasant little town with a few easily walkable attractions. First we went on a walking tour of the medieval part of the city, then visited an old house of a wealthy ...

Dunmore cave, Tower Bridge, Ireland travel blog

Dunmore cave

A travel blog entry by joergenmaria

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Spending time with family in Kilkenny, Kilkenny, Ireland travel blog

Spending time with family in Kilkenny

A travel blog entry by marjorie

Lots of happy times with the family but I am out of time so will have to finish this diary entry later. Enjoy the ...

Have fun stormin’ the castle!, Kilkenny, Ireland travel blog

Have fun stormin’ the castle!

A travel blog entry by drbrn60

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... night. We had dinner and a few pints there. As always the beer was great. Smithwicks is brewed in Kilkenny and it’s probably the only town in Ireland where Guinness isn’t the drink of choice. Dinner was pretty good, I had a pan fried chicken ...

Bussing to the country side, Kilkenny, Ireland travel blog

Bussing to the country side

A travel blog entry by davefrendy

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... how we might fit them all in our bags… Further along the road we called in at an old irish pub where I had a Kilkenny and Rachel had a hot chocolate. We were pleasantly surprised when we got the bill as it was less than everywhere else we had drunk ...

ummmm just so you know, Kilkenny Ireland, Ireland travel blog

ummmm just so you know

A travel blog entry by thegordongirls

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Okay..so just so everyone knows....We are only in Ireland :) We met fellow travelers from South Africa. We didnt really travel to South ...

Last night an earplug saved my life..., Kilkenny, Ireland travel blog

Last night an earplug saved my life...

A travel blog entry by shiiuga

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... delay that trip by a day, but not the end of the world.  Thinking about going to watch a hurling match tomorrow before I leave Kilkenny, which should be interesting, but it depends if I can get tickets when I get there.  I don't know if anything ...

Ireland's Medieval City, Kilkenny, Ireland travel blog

Ireland's Medieval City

A travel blog entry by gavin.porter

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We chose to stay at Tree Grove camp site because our Ireland camping guide indicated it was a mere 1.5km from Kilkenny centre - a distance we considered very walkable. We started to doubt this before our arrival after we past a roadsign saying "Kilkenny ...

Blarney Castle, Tipperary, Waterford and Kilkenny, Kilkenny, Ireland travel blog

Blarney Castle, Tipperary, Waterford and Kilkenny

A travel blog entry by danasv

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... the factory is being shut down, so it was quite inappropriate for us to be there at all. Our stop for the night was Kilkenny. We found a gorgeous little campsite with a farm attached (that people could pay to come to). We were offered to get up at 7am ...

On our way to Dublin, Kilkenny, Ireland travel blog

On our way to Dublin

A travel blog entry by ronandbarb

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October 5, 2010 Tuesday Up at about 7:30 am went down to breakfast a little after 8:00 am. In addition to a room for the evening, breakfast and 14 days free parking the Quality inn also provided free transportation to O’Hare. The driver, of ...

Killkenny, Kilkenny, Ireland travel blog

Killkenny

A travel blog entry by lynda.30

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Rock of Cashel and Waterford Crystal, Kilkenny, Ireland travel blog

Rock of Cashel and Waterford Crystal

A travel blog entry by ronandbarb

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... from 300 to 1100 AD. This impressive structure is called the “Rock of Cashel” . The scenery in this part of Ireland reminds me of our part of Wisconsin; the terrain is very similar except for the hedgerows along the roads . Saw quite a few ...

On the bikes, Dublin-Kilkenny-Tipperary-Cork-Clare-Longford-Dublin, Ireland travel blog

On the bikes

A travel blog entry by darinasis

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... holidays I jumped on a plane to Ireland... with Kurt and the bikes. From Dublin it was a two week 950km loop through Kilkenny, Tipperary, West Cork, Kerry and Clare ending up in Longford with the folks for the last week. The weather was pleasant ...

The Killer of Kilkenny, Kilkenny, United Kingdom travel blog

The Killer of Kilkenny

A travel blog entry by thesaxman

... main drag in search of one more Guinness, accompanied by a live irish band playing the sort of tunes you'd expect in a Kilkenny Pub on a Wednesday night. I walked home 'round eleven with light still very presenet in the deep blue night sky. It felt ...

Kilkenny, Kilkenny, Ireland travel blog

Kilkenny

A travel blog entry by taramarika

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Well Kilkenny is very nice. And it has been warm too! So it is great. The castle here is beautiful, and the park which it is in makes for a nice morning walk. I hung out with one of Amy Wambolts friend, from Cape Breton who is here working for the ...

from Bagpipes to Leprecorns, Kilkenny, Ireland travel blog

from Bagpipes to Leprecorns

A travel blog entry by melvic

... , This place was luxury, a big soft wooden post bed, ensuite and CLEAN towels...and best of all it was cheap and included breakfast. Kilkenny itself is a small medieval town with a castle, not much to the town, we walked around in an hour. cute though. We ...

Kilkenny, Kilkenny, Ireland travel blog

Kilkenny

A travel blog entry by alexengel

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Kilkenny was a beautiful little (and may i emphasise little) town, with a great castle and a cute little cinema which we visited often enough... It was a bit of an R & R stay for us, and although it rained a bit, we managed to find the only gourmet ...

Glendalough and Kilkenny, Kilkenny, Ireland travel blog

Glendalough and Kilkenny

A travel blog entry by posullivan09

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So with the hostel I am staying at, if you stay for 2 nights, you get a free day tour through paddywagon to Glendalough and Kilkenny. Yesterday  we went on our free tour. Thankfully it wasn't raining so much, just a bit windy. We started the tour at ...

Ireland - Day 5, Kilkenny, Ireland travel blog

Ireland - Day 5

A travel blog entry by tammyandsteve

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... old stables for the castle. We are headed to Dublin tomorrow (a day earlier than we had planned). Interesting Differences Between Ireland and America Roads are very narrow Cars are teeny tiny No tipping (this was tough for me but I soon ...

Family time in Kilkenny, Kilkenny, Ireland travel blog

Family time in Kilkenny

A travel blog entry by marjorie

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Good times with the family...out of time so here are some photos. ...

Day 4: Kilkenny - Where the Hell is the Holy Well?, Kilkenny, Ireland travel blog

Day 4: Kilkenny - Where the Hell is the Holy Well?

A travel blog entry by angiekayaks

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... 'in we were all a little spoiled. We ate our very nutritious breakfast of chocolate chip cupcakes in the dining hall before going into Kilkenny City. First we stopped in an internet cafe to map our way to Blarney and book a hostel in Galway City. We all ...

Kilkenny, Kilkenny, Ireland travel blog

Kilkenny

A travel blog entry by leithoff

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Our directions to our hostel in Kilkenny was; walk down Parliment Street and look for the Big Red Door....well it was big and it was red. Our hostel was nice and clean, the kitchen was really nice. We ate really well too, Virginia's happier now. We had ...

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