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 ...

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 ...

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. ...

Beautiful little town - Kinsale, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Beautiful little town - Kinsale

A travel blog entry by younge.zytynsky

... it was nice to be out on the water. Once on shore we headed over to Charles Fort. It was a 40 minute walk from Kinsale centre.Unfortunately mostly up hill. Nice walk, but not much to see through the houses.We arrived at Charles Fort and wandered around ...

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 ...

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