Travel Blogs from Kinsale, Ireland

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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, ...

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 ...

Jet Lag, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Jet Lag

A travel blog entry by alreadypacked

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... , too.  We picked up everything, found the rental car desk, then the car, and were ready to take off for the short drive to Kinsale.  From checking out Google maps at home, it looked to be an easy drive, and when we got on the road, we did find ...

It's Hard to Say Goodbye, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

It's Hard to Say Goodbye

A travel blog entry by allison.wolf

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... Our final week adventures include: - a trip to Kilkenny to see that gorgeous castle one last time - a morning walk around gorgeous Kinsale - a very windy trip to Old Head and Garretstown Beach - a trip to Blarney to see that gorgeous castle one last time ...

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 ...

A coast with many stories to tell, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

A coast with many stories to tell

A travel blog entry by melissaandalex

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... (evidenced by the fact that the public washrooms by the waterfront were locked). Still, it was nice to see a beech Ireland. Our last stop before Kinsale was Cobh. As a port, Cobh is noteworthy for many reasons, but what interested me the most is that it ...

Rounding the Ring of Kerry, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Rounding the Ring of Kerry

A travel blog entry by pandmdane

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I was worried about today thinking it would be a very long drive so I booked accommodation in Kinsale before I set off, you will see what happens later ... First we filled the car with diesel, at 149.8 euros, about $A2.27 a litre. We headed off for ...

Dublin Waterford and Kinsale., Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Dublin Waterford and Kinsale.

A travel blog entry by mausa55

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... off to Waterford for a tour of their glass making and saw all the amazing and expensive glassware they make. Then it was off to Kinsale for tonights stopover and had a walking history tour of the town. Tonight was a nice meal in the hotel restaurant and a ...

Kinsale in the country, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Kinsale in the country

A travel blog entry by benandtrudie

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Kinsale ...

Irish National Stud Farm, Japanese Gardens ..., Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Irish National Stud Farm, Japanese Gardens ...

A travel blog entry by glen_linda

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Today we drove to Kildare which is the heart of Ireland's horse country. We learned the history and current breeding trends of the some of the best horses in the world. Not only were the animals magnificent the grounds, pastures and stalls were 5 star! ...

Ghosts, stories and a pint in Kinsale, Kinsale, Ireland travel blog

Ghosts, stories and a pint in Kinsale

A travel blog entry by peter_ginger

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... a bit odd and made Ginger nervous.  But he was very nice and spoke to us all about the history of the grounds and Ireland in general.  Ginger and I were very careful not to push asking him questions about it being haunted as he and his family ...

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