Travel Blogs from Kinsale, Ireland

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Kilkenny to Kinsale via Cobh, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Kilkenny to Kinsale via Cobh

A travel blog entry by hurricane4815

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... Phádraig): also known as Cashel of the Kings and St. Patrick's Rock, is a historic site located at Cashel, County Tipperary, Ireland. Cashir Castle: one of the largest castles in Ireland, is sited on an island in the river Suir. It was built in ...

Whatever you do, do not trust websites in Ireland., Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Whatever you do, do not trust websites in Ireland.

A travel blog entry by tjandreau

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... for the tour.  Here, to our surprises the 3:30 tour was not being held...  Lesson learned: NEVER TRUST WEBSITES IN IRELAND!  American culture is so dependent on the internet that no one ever thinks twice to call a place to confirm details, ...

This week, Balinspittle County Cork, Ireland travel blog

This week

A travel blog entry by jkrakauer

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Today (September 29th 2012). Took a day trip to Middleton. Went there by train and was dropped off and picked up in Cork by Iona. Went to see the distillery district and took the tour offered.plus a little walk. The weather was very nice so it was worth ...

Halloween, Balinspittle County Cork, Ireland travel blog

Halloween

A travel blog entry by jkrakauer

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... was presently surprising to see that nearly the entire village (and probably  more from nearby vlages/towns including the town of Kinsale (which is only about 10 km away)). It included a hunted house, a photo oppertunity with a prop gallow and some ...

Blarney, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Blarney

A travel blog entry by nataliexian

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Boot Buffet, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Boot Buffet

A travel blog entry by dkjohansen

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12/04/2010  Leaving Blarney we headed further south towards Kinsale, another beautiful little town on an inlet. We drove through town down a farm road and started heading out of town along a road that ran along side the water. We found a small ...

"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 ...

Sharing some Ireland Experiences, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Sharing some Ireland Experiences

A travel blog entry by allison.wolf

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... any car problems and all mirrors are still attached and without any damage.   I started working yesterday at the Lilly Ireland site.  It is a large manufacturing site that blends into the countryside.  The site used to be farmland and as ...

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 ...

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 ...

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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