Ballyogan House

Graiguenamanagh, County Kilkenny, Ireland | Hotel
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6. Glendalough - darkness followed by darkness

A travel blog entry by flyrina

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One of Ireland's most important sites, Glendalough was founded by St Kevin in the 6th century. Although he preferred the life of a hermit, retreating to the cave above the Upper Lake known as St Kevin's Bed, his reputation as a holy man grew and he attracted many followers and Glendalough became a pilgrimage site for centuries afterwards. The ruins of Glendalough, meaning the "valley of the two lakes" are spread along 2 miles of a ...

6. Graiguenamanagh - say it 3 times fast

A travel blog entry by flyrina

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We finally made it out of Thomastown and ventured into my favorite city in Ireland - or at least my favorite to say out loud. It mostly sounds like manamamanama (but only to me)! This pretty town means 'village of the monks'. Emma's mom suggested a stop here to pop into to pet some lambs wool and see how woolen ...

6. Thomastown - just horsing around!

A travel blog entry by flyrina

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... the only rain cloud in all of Ireland, we ventured through Jerpoints Abbey - a really well maintained group of ruins from the early 1100s. The carvings of monks and animals and designs was really diverse and I even found my spirit monk who was holding his belly. Small pit stop for lunch and we still haven't left Thomasville, we pop into the Blackberry Cafe for a tomato jam and sausage sandwich and a pot of ...

Beara Penninsula Drive and Onward to Kilkenny

A travel blog entry by timsandy

... in Castletown-bere, another fishing town with another church. Nearby Bere Island was a British naval station until 1938 and there are remains of naval fortifications. Most of the white fish sold in ...

More Meanderings

A travel blog entry by berenicek

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... better of us we tried to get some lunch. Holy the man may have been but he was not accommodating to the needs of gluten intolerant people. We had a drink at the pub in John's memory and finally we managed to get a very substantial lunch in GRaignamanagh - just up the road.
From there we made our way to Carlow, walked around the town, and, next day, paid a visit to the Convent of Mercy there. I might add that the ...

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This hotel, located in Graiguenamanagh, is near Duiske Abbey, Callan Golf Club, and Ancient Ireland Tours.
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