Travel Blogs from Kinsale, Ireland

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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Killarney to Kinsale, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Killarney to Kinsale

A travel blog entry by ivrb

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... was only playing the 14th!  And previously, Keith had suggested there might not be enough balls in the world for him to complete a round. Kinsale certainly met all our expectations (and two of us are dying to return for a game at Old Head course). ...

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 ...

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