Travel Blogs from Kinsale, Ireland

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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 ...

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 ...

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 morecentral 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 ...

Driving through Ireland, Kinsale Ireland, Ireland travel blog

Driving through Ireland

A travel blog entry by pmzchenry

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... happy we did it when we reached Cork and got off the Motorway and even more so when we hit the really tiny streets of Kinsale.  I drove, Z was my navigator (using the Garmin, which was a huge help) while M and C took turns napping in the back seat. ...

Kinsale Gourmet Food Festival, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Kinsale Gourmet Food Festival

A travel blog entry by jenny.og

... include the Butter Museum, which focuses on the importance of the dairy-infused butter industry of Ireland; Cork City Gaol, a beautiful building with local history mainly about civilian criminality rather than political history; and the ...

Kinsale, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Kinsale

A travel blog entry by johnelliott

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9 October Tuesday I awoke at 4:15 this morning and headed down to the shuttered lobby of the hotel. Wi-fi is free here beaming from a router located behind the front desk. Quick calls to Scott, Michelle and Ed were made using Skype and it was great to ...

Black Pudding, Guns & Cows, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Black Pudding, Guns & Cows

A travel blog entry by crazykat

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Breakfast, it's the best meal of the day; I think so any way. In the small fishing village of Kinsale, I experienced my first traditional Irish breakfast. It doesn't matter where you go; pretty much all Irish breakfasts contain the same foods: fried egg, ...

Kinsale at Last!, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Kinsale at Last!

A travel blog entry by spritzos

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Our hotel in Kinsale was right on the waterfront, but it was also raining a lot of the time we were there.  The evening we arrived, the hotel was hosting a wedding (maybe two). The picture is from our window.  We were napping when we heard a ...

Old Head, Old Man, Family and a little Blarney, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Old Head, Old Man, Family and a little Blarney

A travel blog entry by wildbill62

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Turned away at the gate of Old Head Golf Course and ran into a herd of cows and a dairyman philosopher who straightened us out on childrearing theories.  We toured our obligatory fort and church for the day.  There was even a wedding ...

The beach of Kinsale., Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

The beach of Kinsale.

A travel blog entry by t-0

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With my host family, we have gone to Kinsale, to the beach all the day. The weather was sunny and ...

Julie Bryn..Mogan Gran Canary to Kinsale Ireland., Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Julie Bryn..Mogan Gran Canary to Kinsale Ireland.

A travel blog entry by cluainfia

... It was worthwhile trip, as it isn't often a person gets a chance to sail to some of the Atlantic Islands and then back to Ireland. The learning curve was steep. I would say I was up for the trip and didn't find it too difficult even though it took ...

Julie Bryn..Mogan Gran Canary to Kinsale Ireland., Horta Faill to Kinsale Ireland., Portugal travel blog

Julie Bryn..Mogan Gran Canary to Kinsale Ireland.

A travel blog entry by cluainfia

... them, so we had a busy few hours monitoring the trawlers. We had a few visitors in the morning, some swallows heading for Ireland after their long migration from the Africa continent were exhausted and landed on the boat. Some died; some had a short rest ...

My Small Town Heart, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

My Small Town Heart

A travel blog entry by jauntyjaunts

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... the atmosphere of drunk tourist and friendly locals...I also happened to catch a UEFA game on screen. That goal from Christian Ronaldo was ridiculous! Anyway, Kinsale joins Kilkenny and Ardmore in my highlights of Ireland. Enjoy the beautiful ...

Old Head Golf Links, Old Head, Ireland travel blog

Old Head Golf Links

A travel blog entry by mattnbo

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A friend recommended we go see Old Head Golf Links so we drove out there this morning. The scenery was amazing. Unfortunately the golf course was closed for the season, but we did find a nice beach and Asher got to touch the ocean waters. Too bad Bo ...

Arrival, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Arrival

A travel blog entry by danielandeileen

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... a half stretch east bound around the globe.. And we have,our path along a rainy little island in Northern Europe.... Ireland. Kinsale, County Cork is quite a magnificent little town... it really is like a small Irish Nelson. Situated on the ...

Saving the Best 'til Last, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Saving the Best 'til Last

A travel blog entry by hans-brenda

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... than 5 minutes) across the outer harbour, we drove to Kinsale to our B&B. Today we began with an historic walking tour of Kinsale with Barry Maloney.  This guy has been written up in Rick Steeves book - and was amazing !!!!  He could talk ...

Stung by a Nettle, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Stung by a Nettle

A travel blog entry by jennsummer2011

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... it was quite warm.  The only thing is it gets quite cold at night so I have had the heat on before bed!! The drive to Kinsale was an adventure.  At times the two lane roads were so skinny I thought for sure one of us would end up in the ...

Kinsale...A Port Town, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Kinsale...A Port Town

A travel blog entry by kjohnson53

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... ... I was asleep haha. Once we arrived in Kinsale it was pretty cold and windy. We weren't really sure what we were gonna do in Kinsale but everyone said it's a good place to go. We walked to the tourist place, but it was closed, so we looked at a map and ...

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