Travel Blogs from Kinsale, Ireland

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First Day Trip, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

First Day Trip

A travel blog entry by mcuddy

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... in the country.   After the fort we headed back into town for some lunch.  We had heard that Kinsale is the culinary capital of Ireland but because we were starving we didn’t look around much and just went to the first place in ...

Quaint Kinsale, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Quaint Kinsale

A travel blog entry by julie.scanlon

... .   Kinsale is a touristy seaside town, with lots of pubs and restaurants. It is known as the culinary capital of Ireland.  Our accommodations overlook the harbor, and the house is a typical Georgian style....high ceilings, lots of old pictures, ...

Historic Harbor of Kinsale, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Historic Harbor of Kinsale

A travel blog entry by rickandluann

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... and without breaking the bank, selected one 12-year old bottle to take with us for the remainder of our Ireland tour. With smiling faces we finally head for Kinsale.     A point that I've made before, the Irish are proving to be the most ...

we are on the move, Dublin-Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

we are on the move

A travel blog entry by leisa-stephen-b

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... so we went old school and used maps!! And we made it with only a few wrong turns. So impressed with us. Go Bignills Kinsale is a beautiful quaint village on the harbor ,with narrow cobbled streets and baskets of flowers hanging outside of shops. Full of ...

Famine and feast, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Famine and feast

A travel blog entry by nothingfancy2

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... of Kinsale for lunch - should have had a tattie, but went with a wrap instead, before perusing the galleries and shops. Kinsale's town flower baskets were planted out with begonias - all looking bright and beautiful in the midday sun. Arrived at our ...

Today we walked, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Today we walked

A travel blog entry by leisa-stephen-b

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... On A Plane Or In A Car. We Walked All Day- Along The Waterfront, As Part Of An Organised Ramble Through medievil Kinsale, To Visit Desmond Castle And Finally To Charles Fort.  In Between We Walked Around This Lovely Town Eating Black Pudding And ...

Tour Day 4 in Kinsale, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Tour Day 4 in Kinsale

A travel blog entry by joylars

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... they would have something to eat at least. In 1923 the IRA torched the interior to keep it from being used in Ireland's Civil War. Kinsale is also the source of "Robinson Crusoe".  Daniel Defoe used the real-life experience of Scottish privateer ...

Day 5- Ireland Trip, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Day 5- Ireland Trip

A travel blog entry by isaacworld

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... ;dive to the sleepy town of Kinsale. Kinsale is more a tourist place then anything but it has its fair share of history.In Kinsale we ate supper at a pub called Murphy's where we had curry, chicken wings, and seafood chowder. We decided to walk off ...

Tag 7 - Kenmara, Killarney, Kinsale, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Tag 7 - Kenmara, Killarney, Kinsale

A travel blog entry by lapazzarella

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... süsse von aussen unzugängliche terrasse. Ein ort zum verlieben, hier möchte ich länger bleiben;-) Kinsale gilt als gourmethauptstadt irlands. Davon können wir uns auch gleich selbst überzeugen. Eigentlich wollen wir im ...

Lovely Harbor Town, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Lovely Harbor Town

A travel blog entry by alreadypacked

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... tables of very noisy people.  One person howled and shrieked often startling me and detracting from the meal.  Kinsale claims to be the gourmet capital of Ireland, and although we've had some good food, it hasn’t been particularly ...

Walking Ireland, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Walking Ireland

A travel blog entry by alreadypacked

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... properties. Walking back, we stopped in the Bulman Pub for lunch.  It is listed in Michelin’s Eating Out in Pubs in Ireland.  The location is right across the street from its car park on the harbor.  Great view.  We had dinner ...

Picturesque, Kinsale, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Picturesque, Kinsale

A travel blog entry by mattnbo

A beautiful small town on the ...

Nami 2... Kinsale Co Cork., Kinsale Co Cork, Ireland travel blog

Nami 2... Kinsale Co Cork.

A travel blog entry by cluainfia

... Mike She suggested to me that I should try and get some rest as it was going to be a long haul against the wind to Kinsale.I wasn't too keen to go below and go to bed but said I would try it. Conditions were rough enough and seasickness had set in with ...

Kinsale, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Kinsale

A travel blog entry by jeff1fla

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Kinsale is my favorite place in Ireland. A colorful sailing town built along the water and up a ...

Kinsale - History and Beauty, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Kinsale - History and Beauty

A travel blog entry by terry.graue.9

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... shore of Kinsale 98 years ago.  Who knew?! We started the tour at the fort where Barry described the formidable defenses of Kinsale due to its location.  The harbor sits at the mouth of the River Bandon. The harbor is guarded by two very fine ...

The Burrens and the Ring of Kerry, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

The Burrens and the Ring of Kerry

A travel blog entry by revelatorart

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Hiya! I know it's been a few days since I had chance to email...we are in Kinsale, Ireland right now...it's in the south near the water (if you have a map to look at you can see that it's close to Cork)....this is a lovely little artist town (tiny ...

Killarney and Kinsale, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Killarney and Kinsale

A travel blog entry by md-monde1

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... logés, mais dans un véritable hôtel dont les vastes baies vitrèes donnaient sur le port animé. La baie de Kinsale, flanquée par deux forts impressionnants, accueille apparemment beaucoup de marins français et se permet donc un petit air de riviera ...

Over to Ireland and then to the beach..., Kinsale,  Ireland travel blog

Over to Ireland and then to the beach...

A travel blog entry by terrycj

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... the caption "come to the UK it's summer here", the picture is of people in raincoats and umbrellas. We've made to Ireland and the weather ... well ... I guess the weather is the reason why everything is so green here. According to the local radio the ...

Spectacular Scenery, Fascinating Antiquities, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Spectacular Scenery, Fascinating Antiquities

A travel blog entry by spritzos

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  The sun came out awhile after we left Kinsale for Kenmare.  The scenery was lovely                     We watched several sailing yachts and small boats ...

Darling Kinsale, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Darling Kinsale

A travel blog entry by juliannekatz

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... Silly), which is a lovely 45 minute walk away from the Harbor and toward Charles Fort, a great site with a beautiful view of Kinsale.   To treat ourselves after the nice walk, we did a true Irish afternoon tea at the Perryville Garden Tea Room where ...

Kinsale, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Kinsale

A travel blog entry by trmestre

wonderfull ...

Touring Around, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Touring Around

A travel blog entry by jennsummer2011

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... this morning and caught the bus on campus and headed 25 km south of Cork to KinsaleKinsale has quite a small population (approx. 2200) and was voted Ireland's first best fair trade town a few years ago.  The first weekend here we took a ...

Day 58: Kinsale!, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Day 58: Kinsale!

A travel blog entry by inhissteps

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We got up and hopped in Leon, our awesome car, and headed towards Kinsale, Ireland! On the way we stopped and toured the rock of Cashel. Very interesting piece of land and guided tour! Apparently, it is a newer conservation effort in an attempt to save ...

A walk to Ballinspittle, Balinspittle County Cork, Ireland travel blog

A walk to Ballinspittle

A travel blog entry by jkrakauer

Took a walk from home to and from balinspittle. Nice day and the weather was clear. Took the train to Fota Island. It is a animal conservation area in which you see birds and animals both that are found locally and brought to the park. Animals brought in ...

Kinsale, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Kinsale

A travel blog entry by jacandpito

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... Sorry Italy, France and Spain this restaurant was awarded our top three hats and was so unexpected finding such a delight in Southern Ireland. After an initial one night stay was planned we stayed a couple of nights and were reluctant to leave as we had ...

Sing it again Shamus, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Sing it again Shamus

A travel blog entry by coonangr

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.............. (Weather). Left the hotel at .... Heading to Kinsale today in the very south of Ireland. Stopped for a damp morning tea in the small town of Kenmare. Finally found a cafe that made coffee by hand. For the last 4 days everywhere we tried ...

Crystal, Whiskey & Where's a Denny's!, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Crystal, Whiskey & Where's a Denny's!

A travel blog entry by donhad

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... pulled myself out of the running for official taste tester this time since I was driving. Not as much fun but safer. Now to Kinsale, a sleepy coast town, but by the time we arrived (6:30) most of the stores were closed and the eating selection was slim, ...

Kinsale & Galway, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Kinsale & Galway

A travel blog entry by blonde.wanderer

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... before we had to hop on a bus to Galway. Lauren, Dan, and I took a 45 min bus ride (one way) to a super cute town called Kinsale which has bright colored houses and lots of boats in the harbor. We arrived in the town at 10:30 and had to get back to the ...

Horse Back Riding in the Country, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Horse Back Riding in the Country

A travel blog entry by colleenandjack

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... . Kayla’s horse kicked Jack’s horse. After a few frightening moments, Jack regained control of his stallion.   Our weather was typical for Ireland.  It was raining and cool.  We loved ...

Hell Swim, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Hell Swim

A travel blog entry by offonourown2

Saturday Ned's Camp were doing the hell swim, this involved, everything from not feeding, to feeding rotten fish, to swimming in circles. He had them swimming for over four hours. No one was wearing a watch or had a clue what the time was or when they'd ...

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