Aspect Hotel Kilkenny
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
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Today I saw some more of that fine Irish weather. The rain was off and on all day so it made for a good day stay inside. No I did not spend the day in the pub....have a little faith. To start with I headed to Thurles, Liam had suggested I go there to search the archives for family records. On the way I came across Holy Cross abbey in the town of....Holy Cross. Back int the 1200's the monks in the abbey received a piece of the true cross and their little abbey became a place ...
... a group for a tour of the facilities. We watched a video about the birth of a foal, and then a young Irishman named Rob led us around the paddocks, the foaling area, the stallion boxes, and the shed where the mating actually occurs. Because foals in the Northern Hemisphere are born from January to June, we didn't get to see any foals with their mothers, but we did see the stallions in their paddocks and we learned a lot about the science and the business of ...
We woke in Kinsale to find that the rain has indeed settled in! This meant a change in plans to a drive through Kinsale instead of a walk. This is definitely a beautiful little place, and it would be very easy to spend a few days here in the summer months. Kinsale comprises of narrow winding streets and colourful arty shops. The reason for all the colours is apparently to offset the long bleak winters and Kinsale is particularly beautiful given its ...
... kinds of Elvis memorabilia. Apparently Elvis's great grandfather was Irish! It also turned out that the Elvis impersonator's surname was Kavanagh! Must be a distant relation of Dane's! (See additional Elvis house pictures below)
Dinner was a bit tricky to find at just after 7; we found a lot ...
... sitting watching and Albert had the music playing out of his car, so I was really enjoying myself, getting all the bricks up and dancing and singing away to cheesy pop. Eventually the girls turned up and forced everyone to take a break and come up and join them in the hay loft for refreshments. Was pleasantly surprised to be offered a platter of sandwiches, chocolate crispy cake and a hot toddy! Thought it was only around ...