Ashbourne House Hotel

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

One very chill day

A travel blog entry by jenchuck76 on Jul 27, 2014

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... drive to our next stop. Now, we thought we were staying in Cork. Well, county cork, yes. The city of cork, no. Turns out we were headed to Kinsale, on the southern coast. But, not quite. We got to Kinsale, and then drove through it and about 5 miles later got to our B&B. GORGEOUS views. The town was super busy traffic wise and parking looked horrendous. So we just decided ...

D Day!

A travel blog entry by benandjeanann on Mar 21, 2014

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We finished our last minute packing at Carrigdubh and loaded the car to head up home! We started in Ben's house where the family had prepared a real Irish breakfast, a perfect last meal before travelling. After a serious feed we headed for my house, got changed and made our way ...

A medieval Journey

A travel blog entry by noha.elhakeem on Oct 13, 2013

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... tired looking buildings and old refineries and factories. We walked towards where all the action looked like it was coming from, and realized that there wasn't any action. The noise always comes from one or two loud drunks galavanting the streets, screaming at the top of their lungs, which makes it SEEM like there was a ton of people. We looked for a pub and surprisingly, there are more shops in Cork than there are pubs, in the area we were in anyway. ...

Ringaskiddy, Cobh, and Cork

A travel blog entry by paula.lupkin on Aug 02, 2013

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... spruce up the city’s image by planting a series of jutting poles all along the shopping streets, with banners suspended from them proclaiming "Cork: City of Welcomes." You can judge for yourself from the pictures but I think this was a gross design miscalculation.

I managed to squeeze in a few churches, including the highly decorated Anglican Cathedral, St. Finbarr’s. Nearby were the remains of ...

Irish Road Trip - Cork and Beyond

A travel blog entry by trina.manz on Apr 01, 2013

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... their less then friendly Irish neighbours and attack from their most vulnerable side. To counteract this brilliant plan they had forts built all along the coast just in case and luckily for them it never actually occurred. The fort was mostly ruins too but the outside walls were still standing so we could walk around and see inside all of the buildings. Very cool, at times it was like being in the ruins of a town they way it was set out. To consolidate our ...