Brog Maker Hotel
Travel Blogs from Kilkenny
... living in castles, but I much preferred the castle's coach house and stables, which have been converted into the Kilkenny Design Craft Centre, containing shops and workshops for local craftspeople. I picked up a Celtic ring for myself and a little something to put in with a Christmas card to a friend this year. Despite their great selection, our hunt for the perfect Aran sweaters continues (and we took the short trip out of ...
... or silly side. I kept him happy for quite a while in the car today just by pretending that my finger was a bee landing on him (buzz buzz buzz... He's on your nose!)
So far traveling with a baby is definitely less relaxing and less predictable, but it is also lots of fun. Alex and I aren't really interested in all-inclusive resorts or tours where everything is taken care of for you. When we travel, we want adventure. It's kind of like having a child, really. ...
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 ...
... not retell via blog just how cold it is travelling in this thing (much more toasty when stationary thank goodness) but that’s just part of the fun! Right???
And off we hurtled along the N11, then M11 then onto the M50, and then finally off in a westerly direction on the N7 heading in Limerick’s general direction.
Along a bit, we took an exit in search of “Inch” in Co. Laios near Vicarstown. With no road ...
... were a number of fishing lines set up with no visible signs of their being attended. However a dog did run up to investigate us, and having had a good sniff decided to go off where it had come from.
We got back to the church just as the service was ending and waited until everyone had exited before we went in to have a look around. We then walked down the street to the car. Following this we drove towards the town of Hollywood. ...
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