Travel Blogs from Kinsale, Ireland

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Overnight with Shielagh and Dennis, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Overnight with Shielagh and Dennis

A travel blog entry by jennykelly

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As night doesn't actually fall until about 10pm here we have plenty of time to look for overnight stops. We arrived at Kinsale with no room at any inn so we travelled along the coast to a great looking spot near a dairy farm. Lou checked with Shielagh and ...

Kinsale, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Kinsale

A travel blog entry by meganandkevin

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... a nice break on our drive and apparently a popular place of escape for people from the cities in southern Ireland (see pictures). OK Kinsale.  Our B&B is situated along the gorgeous coastal highway isolated from just about everything but the ...

Day 3 & 4 - Co: COR, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Day 3 & 4 - Co: COR

A travel blog entry by neason

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... travel 50km at 80km/h to get to the nearest mechanic, unfortunately it was a sunday which, in ireland, means absolutely nothing is open! so we headed for kinsale and hoped for the best. about halfway there we passed a sign warning us to slow down because ...

Fishy, Fishy Kinsale, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Fishy, Fishy Kinsale

A travel blog entry by efrohoff

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This morning we take our time getting ready. Chris is feeling better and he's up for some activity; since Kinsale is only a half hour away we opt for that. When we arrive in town the tidal flats are empty of water. Boats are sunk deep into the wet dark ...

Rain, Rain, Rain, and a Fort., Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Rain, Rain, Rain, and a Fort.

A travel blog entry by ckaczma

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More to come soon. Sorry for the ...

Whiskey Lovers Unite, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Whiskey Lovers Unite

A travel blog entry by efrohoff

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... eat. We let the kids play a bit and then call them back to walk through the town. We meander through the streets of Kinsale, stopping to peer up at Desmond Castle, in the center of town. This castle was once a prison for French and American soldiers ...

How Ireland works, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

How Ireland works

A travel blog entry by bsuarez

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... highway. So instead I just turned the radio station over to talk radio where they were talking about Eurovision, women's rights in Ireland, pub guidelines and birth control. It was a nice introduction to Irish culture. As I tried to follow google maps, I ...

Friends, whiskey, and Fishy Fishy, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Friends, whiskey, and Fishy Fishy

A travel blog entry by rovingwerners

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... he’s Patrick. He was a delight, and we enjoyed sharing our time with him. Our next and final stop for the day was Kinsale. We had stopped there on our last trip and liked it, so I booked us in at the Rivermount House B&B. Claire ...

A slower paced day (much needed!), Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

A slower paced day (much needed!)

A travel blog entry by drbrn60

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... items since I don’t eat seafood. We shared a nice cheese board that had 4 different types of cheeses, all made in Ireland including Diane’s favorite, blue cheese. We also shared a potato and leek soup that warmed us up (did I mention how cold ...

Aifric...Kinsale Ireland to Mogan Gran Canary., Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Aifric...Kinsale Ireland to Mogan Gran Canary.

A travel blog entry by cluainfia

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... it. She said she would put her name down for the return trip in April. Sat 1st October. Catherine and myself travelled to Kinsale on Saturday morning the 1st Oct.and checked into the Sail Ireland Charter office. We met Mike and Susan Loughnane and I had ...

The Boatmen of Kinsale, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

The Boatmen of Kinsale

A travel blog entry by lsteen

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... find poems and quotes everywhere you go, all written by the multitude of famous writers, poets and philosophers who are claimed by Ireland.  I will sign off now but I will leave you with a beautiful poem Linda and I read yesterday by the harbor ...

A cute Irish lad and an old Spaniard, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

A cute Irish lad and an old Spaniard

A travel blog entry by themaggiej

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... their 7.50am tee-time at Killeen Golf Course at Killarney. It had been a long held desire to play golf at one of Ireland's prestigious golf courses and today was the day. The picturesque course, situated on the banks of the Killarney Lake has hosted the ...

Fishy, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Fishy

A travel blog entry by leann-robyn

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... Kinsale we had lunch at Fishy Fishy which has been continuously recommended to us by countless people since we arrived in Ireland. Fishy Fishy has rightfully earned its good reputation. Their fish pie was seriously amazing. Our high expectations for the ...

Day at Kinsale Harbor, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Day at Kinsale Harbor

A travel blog entry by sarahmarceca

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... I sit here waiting for the hot water tank to heat up I will share my day. Me and two friends took a bus to Kinsale Harbor where we had an awesome fresh seafood lunch and visited the beautiful Charles Fort.  "Charles Fort was constructed in 1678 and ...

Some photos, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Some photos

A travel blog entry by lsteen

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... pictures.  The comments are brief because it took so long to upload them, I didn't want to hog the computer here at our guesthouse - The Old Presbytery - in Kinsale.  Hope you enjoy them.  Cathy is going to write the next update.  ...

Start of the Fort Route, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Start of the Fort Route

A travel blog entry by schwate

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... von der Westkueste, von Killarney bin ich nach Cork gefahren und habe zunaechst einen kleinen Abstecher an die Kueste nach Kinsale gemacht, technisch gesehen nicht an der Westkueste, aber hier beginnt der interessante Teil von Irlands Kueste (und zieht ...

Friday, learning the history of Kinsale, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Friday, learning the history of Kinsale

A travel blog entry by drbrn60

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... Irish are, Diane was in a shop looking for a specific gift.  She asked the shopkeeper who couldn’t identify a shop in Kinsale that carried what she was looking for but then began writing down a name and directions to a place in Cork city that ...

Killarney to Cork to Kinsale, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Killarney to Cork to Kinsale

A travel blog entry by samatt1020

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... of some locally brewed beer and maybe a side of Jameson. Since we were nearing checkin time, we headed to our B&B in Kinsale, a quaint little seaside village. Our B&B, the Rockands House, is located on the River on a hill above the town. The ...

Reserved a ferry, train to Cork, bus to Kinsale, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Reserved a ferry, train to Cork, bus to Kinsale

A travel blog entry by jojorockstar

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... and headed across the river and uphill to my hostel. I checked in and went immediately to the bus station to head down to Kinsale for dinner. I got there about 5 to find that very little was open other than restaurants. There didn't seem to be many pubs ...

To Kinsale during a downpour, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

To Kinsale during a downpour

A travel blog entry by travelbee

... down so much that some of the roads turned into rivers and we were unable to cross.  Upon getting to our hotel in Kinsale (still wet), there was a wedding reception in the lobby with a band.  We couldnt even hear what the front desk people were ...

Historical Kinsale, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Historical Kinsale

A travel blog entry by hughrobins

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Our first exposure to bumper-to-bumper traffic was surely Kinsale. Perfect May weather brought throngs to this ancient harbour. Whether we were heading east or west we had to drive through the town not that we minded in the ...

Kinsale, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Kinsale

A travel blog entry by jeronimo

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It's a long way to Tipperary, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

It's a long way to Tipperary

A travel blog entry by jeanbutler

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... Deen. Tomorrow we leave Kensale and travel to the Dingle Peninsula we stop at a farm and watch sheep shearing and sheep round up.Kinsale is an absolutely beautiful harbour town. Dave and I would love to bring all our family and friends. We want to come ...

Kinsale, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Kinsale

A travel blog entry by posullivan09

again, i'm horrible at keeping up with this!! ah, well lets backtrack a few weeks ago, we went to Kinsale. it was absolutely BEAUTIFUL. the weather was great, nice and sunny.  when we got there, the tide was out and there was a boat kinda stranded on ...

Kinsale, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Kinsale

A travel blog entry by samatt1020

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Started out with a great breakfast of smoked salmon and eggs in a nice spot of the B&B overlooking the river. It was a beautiful day and the sun was shining so we decided to take the 3 mile walk from our B&B in Compass Hill to Charles Fort in ...

Home Again!, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Home Again!

A travel blog entry by hughrobins

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After several day trips, we opted to stay closer to Ballinspittle for more than a day. There is plenty to see and do in Kinsale. Walking is best as the traffic is fierce. So many cars, so may ...

Ireland keeps getting better!!!!, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Ireland keeps getting better!!!!

A travel blog entry by jeanbutler

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... family and friends. As I'm writing this blog to you, I am sitting in a window seat at friars Lodge in the town of Kinsale, Ireland. This beautiful harbour town is from the medieval times and is built on a hillside. Yesterday Dave and I left Dublin at 9 ...

Kinsale Harbor with Sinead, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Kinsale Harbor with Sinead

A travel blog entry by nansplanet

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On Tuesday Night Sinead met me at the hotel and we drove to Kinsale harbor to roam and explore some coastal parts.  Sinead proved to be the most amazing tour guide, I learned more about Ireland that week from her stories and many amusing ...

Kinsale, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Kinsale

A travel blog entry by thehills

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... 've been better had it not been for the intense hunger and need to pee, with the pay toilets closed Sundays. Back in Kinsale we used a toilet, then had the best Indian food ever.  We walked to the Spaniard, where the live music finally included a ...

Charles Fort in Kinsale, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Charles Fort in Kinsale

A travel blog entry by thehills

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We woke up in Kinsale and the aspartame-sweet Gallery B&B in the dollhouse-cute town of Kinsale.  Really.  It won silver medal in a "Tidy Towns" contest and that describes it to a T.    Think touristy, overpriced West Coast beach ...

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