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We were late again to meet Mary Flood at the Rothe House. We got there 15 minutes late but Mary brought us to the library and got us started searching records throughout County Kilkenny, especially in Thomastown. The volunteer librarian, an elderly gentleman named Charlie Cullan, was very friendly. We found a few burial records for Shortalls and Bolgers too, but there were no records that go back far enough to prove a family connection. Still ...
... Some of it is intact and some is open to the elements. Quite beautiful. In the same park is Muckross House a beautiful mansion from the 1800s. Walked around the house and the lake but it was raining quite heavily. Had wanted to do some more hiking in the lake/mountain area but too wet. Drove to Kilkenny for the late afternoon and evening. First thing I learned is that ...
... for 1hr. There was an exhibition on the titanic, with various displays and lots of pictures. Also there was exhibitions on various Irish migrations. Then there was time to grab a coffee before we had to get on the coach.
Then back on the coach and a 30 minute drive to Middleton. Here we went to the Jameson Middleton distillery. We did the tour – it was better then the Dublin one as it was bigger and more went on here. There was also tastings at the end. ...
... and autumn colours and on to Tipperary ....... its a long way. Lovely little village. Aren't they all? Feeling the cold so and Irish Coffee was on the menu. While here we had a quick tour around the streets and then on to Cashel. Found the Rock of Cashel and Hore Abbey.
Next stop Kilkenny. River running through middle of town, in fact we are staying in a place on the river edge. Pub a couple of doors away so had Guinness number 2 as we planned the next move. (Starting ...
Now we are off to Kinsale via Waterford and Cobh (pronounced Cove). Passing the striking green fields, the breathtaking views of the coast and the beautiful hills and mountains, some of the best moments of the trip so far have been inside the car.
We might not be moving on Oliver's schedule, but someday when he is older he will understand that you can always sleep, but some moments pass by much too ...
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