Travel Blogs from Kinsale, Ireland

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"Hold your face!"

A travel blog entry by guinnesstrio

... the driver side on the right... and driving on the left side it the road. It made an interesting first day. On our way to Kinsale we stopped to see the Rock of Cashel, and to enjoy a bowl of mushroom soup with a smithwicks beer.  We arrived at the ...

Kinsale, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Kinsale

A travel blog entry by whiterabbott

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Took a tour of Charles Fort. This is suppose to be the best perserved star fort in all of Europe. (still ...

Sailing into Kinsale, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Sailing into Kinsale

A travel blog entry by chintz

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... (Riverdance) bought Castle Hyett and spent thirty million euros on renovations.    Don Herlihy, our local guide in Kinsale is a wonderfulf Historian and Storyteller.  We walk around the town and Don explains about the Medieval Walled town, ...

Gorgeous Irish Villages and Sunny Ireland!, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Gorgeous Irish Villages and Sunny Ireland!

A travel blog entry by beco70

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... , is highly unusual and was quite the topic of conversation everywhere including radio stations. One radio station announced "it is very unlike Ireland today". It was still only 8 degrees after breakfast so the descriptions of "balmy" that we heard were a ...

'Tis really windy out, like., Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

'Tis really windy out, like.

A travel blog entry by londonpenguin

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... the strip off my own toilet, but I didn't think much of it. Dave said that he saw it and, remembering that Ireland is a religious country and that they spell things differently than Americans do, he thought it said “Sanctified for Your ...

It's always vegetable!, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

It's always vegetable!

A travel blog entry by londonpenguin

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... ;B to freshen up so that we could take the bus out to Charles Fort. When the British finally gained control of Ireland and by extension the port of Kinsale, they built two forts at the mouth of the harbor. I'm not clear on what happened to the first one ...

Cork & Kinsale & Killarney, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Cork & Kinsale & Killarney

A travel blog entry by thekansasnomad

... , where I indulged on the Gringo burger. Stupid delicious. Lynn had her standard cheeseburger, which looked heavenly. And chips, because Ireland. After stuffing our faces, we landed back at the hostel, which we had to ourselves, apparently. Oh, and I woke ...

Coup de soleil en Irlande?! / Sunburn in Ireland?!, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Coup de soleil en Irlande?! / Sunburn in Ireland?!

A travel blog entry by terredeshommes

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... have a walk outside. I wanted to see Kinsale, Susanne said OK I'm coming, and just like that we went there. Kinsale is the hotspot for sailing in Ireland. In the summer the little harbour in a large bay is full of yachts and crews from all over the ...

Kinsale, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Kinsale

A travel blog entry by sbergot

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Kinsale est une jolie ville portuaire avec des façades qui ridiculisent n'importe quel disney en terme de couleurs. Sur un conseil, nous avons mangé à Fishy fishy dimanche soir qui porte bien son nom car on y amangé du poisson et c'était très bon. ...

Off to Ireland!, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Off to Ireland!

A travel blog entry by scottmclean

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... the quest for live Irish music. We tried 4 or 5 different bars and did not find anything. At Bulman's the band was packing up when we showed up, very disappointing evening in Kinsale. We really hope the weather improves and no more insects in our food. ...

Kinsale, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Kinsale

A travel blog entry by beksontour

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Tonight was probably the biggest one one tour. We headed off to dinner in a local pub and then for some drinks at the next one and then some after dinner drinks and a bit of live music, before finally being told that it was all over. Andrew and I decided ...

Capetonian...Sailing from Kinsale to Leitrim., Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Capetonian...Sailing from Kinsale to Leitrim.

A travel blog entry by cluainfia

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Friday.   October is a dreary month in Ireland and more especially this year after our bad summer. I kept an eye on crewseekers  just in case there was a suitable trip available in the sunshine. We had just come back from a few weeks in Puerto ...

Permaculture, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Permaculture

A travel blog entry by danielandeileen

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... the matter). It costs close to $2000.00 to get a Permaculture design certificate over '2  weeks' in North America. And here in Ireland, we found the worlds only '2 year' program, for only around $600.00 (for the 2 years)!... The climate is ...

Kinsale, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Kinsale

A travel blog entry by gbeary

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What a lovely little harbor town.  We had fish and chips at Fishy-fishy, then a pint or two at Oscar Madison's ...

Kinsale and Charles Fort, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Kinsale and Charles Fort

A travel blog entry by epicurist

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... torpedo hit. National Geographic will be running a program in July or August examining the various theories behind the sinking. Kinsale has a great little museum staffed solely by volunteers. The museum is in the former courthouse where the inquest ...

Ireland, Kinsale, Ireland, Ireland travel blog

Ireland

A travel blog entry by masonsabroad

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... Manager for the IRB - and travels all over the place. Very intelligent and a good bloke. His family lives just outside Kinsale in a lttle village called Belgooly (my suburb's Belgooly what's yours?). Morgan arranged for us to stay in a nice self ...

Last motorhome excursion around Eire (for now), Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Last motorhome excursion around Eire (for now)

A travel blog entry by gurus

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Eleven days. Kilkenny City, Tramore (don't bother), Kinsale Harbour Garrettstown, Boltimore along the West Cork Coast Road ...

catching up... right, so were were we?, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

catching up... right, so were were we?

A travel blog entry by danielandeileen

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... lost friends of our blog. A thousand apologies for the 12 month delay since our last entry. I suppose our time here in Ireland turned into a lifestyle, in contrast to a 'travellling experience'. And as such, the idea of posting blogs seemed to pitter ...

The Rock of Cashel, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

The Rock of Cashel

A travel blog entry by epicurist

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... two men Christ was crucified with. Only one of the supports remains. In 1134 Cormacs Chapel was consecrated. Amazingly for Ireland's moist conditions, frescos have been found on the walls. They were white washed by Anglicans who thought these frescos, ...

5. Kinsale - seaside loveliness, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

5. Kinsale - seaside loveliness

A travel blog entry by flyrina

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Last stop on our trail today is to watch the sunset in the beautiful coastal town of Kinsale. The city is set around a large harbour on the estuary of the River Bandon and is filled with yachts and fishing boats and is known for hosting international ...

A day on the south coast, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

A day on the south coast

A travel blog entry by bear_in_toronto

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We headed off from Kilkenny to one of the most southern towns in Ireland, Kinsale, in County Cork.     Had a very good fish chowder for lunch at Kitty O'Se's and very ordinary fish & chips for supper at Dino's (we were determined to ...

kinsale pin test, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

kinsale pin test

A travel blog entry by marisatest

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Kinsale and Charles Fort, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Kinsale and Charles Fort

A travel blog entry by bellyadventures

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Thanksgiving Dinner weekend, Balinspittle County Cork, Ireland travel blog

Thanksgiving Dinner weekend

A travel blog entry by jkrakauer

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On the weekend, We had a late thanksgiving dinner festival. 10 people showed up in the small little house. It took most of the day to prepare the meal and by the end it was worth it! We harvested many things from the garden (and cooked it of course) and ...

Tourism, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Tourism

A travel blog entry by lea.

a loooot of british ...

Kissed the Stone :p, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Kissed the Stone :p

A travel blog entry by bevin

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... the rain. Could have been the lack of sleep the two nights before - too much Craic & wonderful music!! Landed in Kinsale, tired from driving, drizzly out, rather dark and dreary looking place.  Room ok but our expectations of what Kinsale ...

Kinsale, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Kinsale

A travel blog entry by theskinners

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Drove down to Kinsale on the coast.  VERY ...

Kinsale, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Kinsale

A travel blog entry by sfotch

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... ;so we heard very 5th word, but it was fun.  The Charlesfort was Britain's largest star-shaped fort.  Kinsale has an interesting history as it has/d a remarkable harbor which has made it an important port since prehistoric ...

Our House & Home, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Our House & Home

A travel blog entry by danielandeileen

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... moved into a shared house accommodation, which was significantly more cost effective than the hostel, and a little more central to downtown Kinsale. There we shared a cramped, wee, cozy, single room.  After being away from each other for 6 weeks, there ...

Kinsale, County Cork, Ireland, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Kinsale, County Cork, Ireland

A travel blog entry by marcusgarfunkel

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... the 6 hour flight, we landed safely in Shannon, Ireland around 9:30am. We rode on a bus (Bus Eireann) for about 4 hours to Kinsale, County Cork, Ireland. Here we met up with Pat O'Connel and later with the rest of our group. We took a tour of the Charles ...

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