Travel Blogs from Kinsale, Ireland

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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 morecentral to downtown Kinsale. There we shared a cramped, wee, cozy, single room. After being away from each other for 6 weeks, there ...

Tour Day 3 on to Kinsale, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Tour Day 3 on to Kinsale

A travel blog entry by joylars

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... . There are more than 1.5 million people buried here (which is three times the number of people living in Dublin), including Ireland's national heroes and heroines such as Daniel O'Connell who has the most elaborate resting place underneath a huge tower. ...

Tour day 4, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Tour day 4

A travel blog entry by barbaraseliga

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Today we did a walking tour of Kinsale with a local tour guide and historian "Barry". The Irish history is beginning to come together in my brain, the 1916 rising against the Brits when all the rebels were killed in kilmainham jail, and the civil war if ...

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. ...

Cobh and Kinsale, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Cobh and Kinsale

A travel blog entry by tfsnj

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... rained all day and sometimes came down in buckets. We had the windshield wipers going the entire drive from Kilkenny to Kinsale. We were on the smaller rural roads through County Waterford and County Cork, through charming towns like Kilmaganny, ...

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 ...

Old Head Site of the Sinking of the Lusitania, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Old Head Site of the Sinking of the Lusitania

A travel blog entry by allison.wolf

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... we got home, we had a little time to settle before dropping him off at his friend's house.  The house was just outside of Kinsale toward the coast, so after we dropped him off we kept going to the end of the land.  Old Head is quite the amazing ...

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 ...

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 ...

Old Head of Kinsale, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Old Head of Kinsale

A travel blog entry by dw_in_ireland

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... at RCD early and very reluctantly. What a course. Hotel was also great, must return with family. Bus drive to Old Head of Kinsale takes 6 hours with a 1hr rest stop. Arrive at the course with 15 min to spare. Visually amazing from the bus window, can't ...

Kinsale and Beara Peninsula, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Kinsale and Beara Peninsula

A travel blog entry by spunkandatrunk

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... sticking to Guinness from now on...haha. Whatever it was I'm doing better and ready for the next leg of our adventure! Kinsale is the foodie hub in Ireland, if you are in search of good food this is a must stop for your list. The options are endless, ...

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