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... houses and mansions worldwide (the Lonely Planet) it has 57 acres of gardens and overlooks Sugarloaf mountain. Our last stop for the day was Kilkenny. A jewel with a little bit of everything Irish - a castle, river (with great reflections), quaint shops and cathedrals. This was once the medieval capital of Ireland. What a day exploring so many wonderful sights in great weather - all very foot sore and weary ...
... wheel on the right and all of the signs and gauges in the metric system. It took a while to get used to it, but by the time we got on to the motorways, things were going pretty smoothly. For Tom, that is. Vivian was not so sure. Luckily the weather cooperated until we arrived at our first stop. The first stop was the Irish National Stud in County Kildare. We got there pretty early and had a nice chat with Vicky at the front desk. She told us we were early for the tour, so ...
... for a tour. We met with the tutor and CEO about the school and also met with a man from the Craft Council, which funds the school. After that I went back to the hotel to relax and try to rest up for the reception at the Craft Center but once I laid down I was down for the evening and decided to sit it out (it's optional). My head cold is trying to kick me in the face. We head back for Dublin in the morning and then fly home Sunday ...
... attire and riding on their horses. I am well aware that this is a silly notion, but that is the Ireland I dreamed of finding when I came abroad.
I am very happy to say that, apart from the sheep, horses and people dressed in medieval attire, I have found that Ireland in Kilkenny. The drive to the city of Kilkenny was a very scenic one with plenty of farmlands, narrow roads, small towns, trees, mountains and lakes. Once I got off the Bus ...
... press but was very interesting. It was a nice size abbey, in it's day, with several rooms and worship areas. Outside are the tombstones, which have surrendered to the moss and moisture. Since it's not on the beaten path, it was nice just to stroll along the fallen stones in the quiet cool air, without the disruption of others. Leaving the abbey, there were several cows hanging out by the abbey walls. I got a little worried when I thought of my friend ...
Other places to stay in Kilkenny
College Road, Kilkenny | 3 star hotelfrom $90
- Fantastic service and friendly staff!!
- Look elsewhere
Old Dublin Road, Kilkenny | 5 star hotelfrom $155
- Lovely but lacking
- Lyrath Estate-great breakfast
- Bangers and mash
Castlecomer Road, Kilkenny | 4 star hotelfrom $93
Ormonde Street, Kilkenny | 4 star hotelfrom $113
- Pluses and Minuses
- Indifferent staff
Smithsland South, Kilkenny | 3 star hotelfrom $70
The Bridge, Kilkenny | 4 star hotelfrom $118
- Nice house, good location, restaurant with problems
- Great Location
- Excellent Every Year
John Street, Kilkenny | 3 star hotelfrom $92
1 Ormonde St, Kilkenny | 4 star hotelfrom $114
- Nice One Night Stand
- Central location but....
- Got a great deal through their website
Waterford Road, Kilkenny | Hotelfrom $79
11 Patrick St., Kilkenny | 4 star hotelfrom $120
Patrick Street, Kilkenny | 2 star hotelfrom $100
15-16 Vicar Street, Kilkenny | 3 star hotelfrom $92
69 John Street, Kilkenny | Hotelfrom $106
26 Patrick Street, Kilkenny | 3 star hotelfrom $119
High Street, Kilkenny | Hotelfrom $26
Lower Patrick Street, Kilkenny | Hotelfrom $82
Ormonde Rd, Kilkenny | Hotelfrom $93
Vicar Street, Kilkenny | Hotelfrom $54
Irishtown Street, Kilkenny | Hotelfrom $92