Kilkenny House Hotel
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Nice and quiet and independently run.
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... offered! It was a cute, true Irish town with what seemed like little tourists, and thats what I really love about it. The city itself kinda reminded me of Cork, but then you would turn down the street and a huge castle would surprise you. Unlike most of the castles that I have seen, this was a restored castle in which we were able to go on a tour. What may have usually bored me actually really caught my attention and I enjoyed learning about the history of the castle and seeing ...
... three to become a master. Some beautiful pieces on display in the showroom, even saw a replica of The Ashes trophy. Headed north again on the motorway and were in Kilkenny in no time. Hotel is on the outskirts, so is nice and quiet. Thursday 4th September Another lovely day so headed into town on foot. No car today. Got the necessary map and knowledge from the info centre and headed to the castle where we were just in time to get the little tourist ...
... us and the other patrons with the beautiful Victorian ballad, "The Holy City". (Apparently, he used to be an opera singer.) He has an incredible voice.
Then, a nightcap and some Irish music at a local pub and off to bed.
Tomorrow, we're hoping to see Kilkenny Castle, pick up our tire and continue to the Rock of Cashel.
Hope your long weekend was great everyone!
... as promised and sat at the bar. Ordered a pint,but not Guiness even though I knew I should. haha I also ordered a nice bowl of absolutely delicious seafood chowder. The bartenders were fun. I said I had just bought this scarf and he said, "That is not a scarf." We laughed and I said, "It looks good that is all that counts."
I started talking to a fellow at the bar and he learned I was from Boston, and then the bartender ...
Wow! We're we tired. We fell asleep at 7:30 last night and woke up at 11:15 this morning. So much for my plan to get up early and see Kilkenny. We didn't get out of our room until about noon, which put us back about three hours, but, admittedly, I do feel rested. We walked down to the Kilkenny Castle, which used to protect the area from invaders, cattle rustlers, and common thieves. The castle has an enormous park that unrolls along a sleepy river. The grounds ...