Travel Blogs from Kinsale, Ireland

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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 ...

Kinsale, Ireland, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Kinsale, Ireland

A travel blog entry by gerryu

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We began the morning with a guided walking tour around Kinsale. The town of Kinsale is important in the history of Ireland as the location where the British defeated the Irish clans and the Spanish army in 1601. The British victory solidified British ...

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 ...

Gypsy revolts, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Gypsy revolts

A travel blog entry by nannakez

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... we wandered around beforehand taking in the sea air! It's one of those little port towns you imagine as typical of Ireland....colourful buildings and winding cobblestoned streets leading down to the harbour.    Sounds lovely, glad you are ...

Sephina....Departing Kinsale., Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Sephina....Departing Kinsale.

A travel blog entry by cluainfia

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... and well worth a visit. There were a few boats out mostly people going out day fishing or dolphin viewing. The old head of Kinsale looked good in the distance and brought back great memories of my first trip back from the Canaries via the Azores on Julie ...

Kinsale Round 2, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Kinsale Round 2

A travel blog entry by apguastaferro

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... caved in, it also helped that my amazing friend Jenna paid for my ticket, much to my dismay. Nonetheless we were off to Kinsale. Considering I had just been there I remembered some places to go, mainly Charles Fort and the Bulman pub. I ended up being ...

Sheep Farming in Ireland, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Sheep Farming in Ireland

A travel blog entry by epicurist

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... rich doing it and if you barely come out even, you are successful. We stopped at Kinssane Farms on the way from Kinsale to Dingle. It is still a working farm, but they now have demonstrations. All wool farms receive government subsidies. Opening the ...

Blarney Castle, St Finbarre's Cathdral, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Blarney Castle, St Finbarre's Cathdral

A travel blog entry by christine.roney

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... so we followed.  It was very ornate inside and definitely worth a look.  Our next stop was the town of Kinsale, where we would be staying overnight.  This town was situated right beside the harbor which our hotel room ...

Charles Fort, Kinsale Harbor, Cobh, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Charles Fort, Kinsale Harbor, Cobh

A travel blog entry by christine.roney

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Started off the day with a nice breakfast overlooking Kinsale Harbor, then off to Charles Fort.  Charles Fort was one of many Irish Forts guarding the harbor of the town.  It was drizzling out a little, so umbrellas were in store, but the ...

Been there, done that, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Been there, done that

A travel blog entry by adfyfe

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Photos from Kinsale ...

Kinsale, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Kinsale

A travel blog entry by theroom

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Kinsale is a historic port and fishing town in County Cork, Ireland, which also has significant military ...

Day Trip to Kinsale, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Day Trip to Kinsale

A travel blog entry by mccloskey22

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... was actually really really good. We got back on the bus and everyone passed out on the way home however the bus ride to Kinsale had given me another chance to see the beautiful country-side and natural beauty of Ireland that I hope to see again very ...

Kinsale, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Kinsale

A travel blog entry by littlerunt

... shown our rooms. Now, none of the stairs or sloping levels would have been acceptable in Australian standards, but We're in old Ireland now, the buildings when they were built did not have the same codes. The steps were narrow and the staircase on an ...

On the Road - Day 3, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

On the Road - Day 3

A travel blog entry by awehrbar

Kinsale is a beautiful little fishing village where I had lunch - fish and chips of ...

A week of day trips, Balinspittle County Cork, Ireland travel blog

A week of day trips

A travel blog entry by jkrakauer

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... for Friday) was eventful with very nice weather. Took  bike ride on Wednesday from the house into Balinspittle to Old Head of Kinsale and back. Used and found a small and narrow side road Dan and Iona suggested. It was pretty steep and almost out of ...

Julie's Visit, or the Irish Healthcare System, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Julie's Visit, or the Irish Healthcare System

A travel blog entry by bchucks

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... to the Cork University  Hospital, so walk we did. Several miles later, we finally located said hospital. However this being Ireland and New Year’s weekend, no one was around and we could not find the entrance to the ER! After wandering around ...

To the Coast!, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

To the Coast!

A travel blog entry by kwichman

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...  minutes past Cork to Kinsale. We are staying at the in the heart of the downtown area at the Friar's Lodge. Kinsale is a beautiful town right on the harbor next to the ocean. We spent the beginning of the afternoon strolling through the narrow ...

cittadina di mare da cartolina, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

cittadina di mare da cartolina

A travel blog entry by gengish

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Trifecta in Cork County, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Trifecta in Cork County

A travel blog entry by esmigiel

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... and I find energy to do more shopping while Tom heads to the pub for a Guinness. In our shopping spree - we stumble across Kinsale Crystal and get a private demo from Thomas of how crystal glass is cut. The history he gave us into the shop and the ...

Sephina...Preparing for the trip., Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Sephina...Preparing for the trip.

A travel blog entry by cluainfia

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... on Sunday as there was a good weather widow and that if I could join the boat on Sat afternoon for safety briefing. We travelled down to Kinsale on Fri evening and booked into a local B & B. I dropped my sailing gear off at the boat,there was no one ...

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