Fanad House

Address: \N, Kilkenny, County Kilkenny, Ireland | Hotel
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    Travel Blogs from Kilkenny


    A travel blog entry by harrislazarus on Jun 10, 2015

    ... even though at one point in my life I was fluent. Trying to converse in English was a battle, but for the most part we understood each other. I told her I was from Montreal, and she told me she never could quite understand the Quebec French...they spoke too quickly and have a horrible accent. I do my impression of a French hockey announcer (which is a bunch of stammering and nonsense) and she gets a good chuckle out of it. We finish up at the pub and ...

    A Day in Kilkenny

    A travel blog entry by ginni53 on Sep 11, 2014

    1 comment, 40 photos

    ... lived here for hundreds of years until the 1930s when it was no longer habitable. The Ormondes were friendly with distant cousin Queen Elisabeth I and her successors. In 1967 the current Duke of Ormonde 'sold' the castle and grounds for 50 pounds to the Irish State, who renovated and refurbished it. The grounds are beautiful with a Rose Garden in the back.
    Across the street from the Castle is the Stables, which have been repurposed into shops ...

    Beara Penninsula Drive and Onward to Kilkenny

    A travel blog entry by timsandy on Sep 12, 2013

    ... another view of the valley from Ladies View. It's called this since the ladies-in-waiting who accompanied Queen Victoria on her trip to Ireland saw the scenery and were awed by it.

    Ladies ...

    A visit to Kilkenny, Waterford and Cahir

    A travel blog entry by joannie62 on Sep 12, 2013

    12 photos

    ... a rock face in the middle of the Cahir river and was almost impenetrable. Because it was rock all the way down no- one could go underneath , which is usually how they got in. We did the small guided tour and the information provided re the history of the castle was great. They have an amazing spiral staircase that required that everyone ascending the staircase had to change their swords to their left hand ( now everyone ...

    Another road trip heading to Kilkenny

    A travel blog entry by yoshi13 on Jun 07, 2013

    1 comment, 6 photos

    ... isolated. From the pub visited a cathedral where we scaled a huge tower (see pics) then a castle but was no where as good as others as most rooms were closed, who paints the walls of a castle blue and red!! They wrecked it. BTW no accidents this time Liz :) (there was a slight accident in Warwick castle where Lizs other half broke a vase and sent fruit flying) So thinking we might come home with a tan with the great weather and Liz messaged from ...