Aspect Hotel Kilkenny
Travel Blogs from Kilkenny
Up early this morning. Too early for our English breakfast. Drove to the ferry port at Holyhead. Loaded the car on and went into the lounge to enjoy the 3.5 hour trip. We disembarked at Dublin and drove through sometimes very heavy rain to Kilkenny (home of the Tobin clan). First stop was Kilkenny castle. Then we took the Kilkenny road train tour to get our bearings. Followed up with a walk around town. Found an Irish pub we had read about and went in for a ...
... some really old cathedrals and graveyards, black abbey where smithwicks is brewed, medieval streets where markets were held. Ate dinner at Kyetelers Inn, which was home to a woman names Aloce Kyeteler. She had 4 husbands and three died quite mysteriously. She was accused of witchcraft by her kids and friends and escaped the night before she was to be burned on the stake. This was in ...
After enough partying - it's time to leave Dublin! I head south to Kilkenny - getting there way before I could check in! So, I dropped off my bags at the hotel and went to explore!! As my hotel is directly across the river from Kilkenny castle - it was a short dash ... But I stopped at Kitty's Cabin for a hot chocolate. The store owner was so nice ... He is from Scotland and only lived ...
... was a shop that was called the dental laboratory. We thought that was a mix of scary and funny.
We walked up the hill into the old medieval town. We stopped for dinner at a stone pub on a narrow street. It is called Kyteler's Inn. It was founded in 1263 and was run by a lady until she was accused of witchcraft and sentenced to burn at the stake. She was rescued by an English noble and not seen again. The pub had been in operation since ...
... seven and were headed to Sam's as he offered to cook dinner, but I enjoyed the walk home in the evening sun, and returned home to cook pasta, shower and chatted to Dora for hours instead of going to this evenings talk. It was a nice relaxing evening. Tomorrows breakfast is at eight because of a site visit to Ballytobin, a local Camphill community with strong connections to the town of Callan. Cripes. Better get some ...
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