Ashbourne House Hotel

Glounthaune, County Cork, Province of Munster, Ireland | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Glounthaune

Ringaskiddy, Cobh, and Cork

A travel blog entry by paula.lupkin


... He had been told that the natives spoke English, but he begged to differ. We had some discussion about the history of Ireland, and why this part of the Island used the Euro while Belfast uses the pound and wants to check our passports. We will see if he notices any other differences between Cork and the next two stops, Dublin, and Belfast.

It is mostly a Neo-Classical and Victorian city, from what I could ...

The key! to enjoying your stay in Malaysia

A travel blog entry by nuala20


... 160;I rang down to reception asking could they open the spa for me at this time - they said they would - they eventually found the right key and we raced to the rooms and checked the back of the doors but no sign of the key - I was devastated as I was sure it was going to be there.  Meanwhile we were back out in the passageway when I glanced around and there under a stool where I’d put my clothes on the Friday night was the key.  Hallelujah praise the Lord etc. ...

A Day in the City

A travel blog entry by apguastaferro


... special ear muffs to protect your ears. If someone plays the bells as your walking near them be prepared it is very loud. That being said, my favorite part by far of the Shandon Bells was the view from the balcony of Cork City and the countryside. It is beautiful and without a doubt one of my favorite things I have done in the city yet, if you are in the city it is a must!



A travel blog entry by luckylindey


... called Eclipse, encountered a couple gentlemen who found it important to tell us they are in the Irish army (??), and eventually collapsed in the hostel for the night.

Fortunately, the weather here has been exquisite for weekend trips. It was sunny and cool on Saturday so we decided to head to the Blarney Castle. (And I'd be lying if I said I didn't request we kiss the Blarney stone on Saturday just so I could say that's how I spent my 21st birthday.) As opposed to ...

Glitz and Glamour, 1912 Style

A travel blog entry by bollinger_babe


... the Captain announced we would need to put the ship’s clock back by one hour and 27 minutes, in order that we will have the exact time on the clock, according to our degrees longitude, that the Titanic had when she struck the iceberg at precisely 23:40 hours on the evening of the 14th April 1912.

Once again we enjoyed some canapés and several glasses of free plonk, courtesy of Fred Olsen, before going into the ...


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