The Drinagh Court Hotel
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... largest city, then along the Copper Coast where the used to mine copper and the coastline was just magnificent.. Our stop for tonight is the seaside town of Tramore..when we arrived the town was really busy..It was a beautiful sunny day and being Sunday all the locals came to the seaside for the day, they have an amusement park in operation for the summer and it was in full swing...Gaynor and I had a wander around before we joined the bus again for a trip to a small town ...
... us plenty of time to wander. He even took us up to the roof, which provided an excellent view of the town and river. He pointed out signs of past battles.
We stopped at a tea room to get some coffee. We realized that time was ebbing, so the guys got lunch to go and off we went. The couples went on to Kilkenny, but we detoured to Wexford. We stopped at the Dunbrody Abbey ruins which was well worth the side trip. You pay your fee and ...
... was the memorial gardens, dedicated to all those lost at sea. The list of local people drowned was long and sobering. Most sad was the Pomona which went down in 1859 with the loss of 387 people on their way to the new world.
In the evening Pat and Olivia came aboard and we swapped stories from our travels around the world.
... we ended up back in Kilkenny again and this time because there seemed to be less people about we visited the interior of the castle.
The interior is similar to how it looked in the 19th century however there are parts that date back to the 12th century. Most of the exterior that we now see is from around the 16th and 17th centuries while the interior kept being updated well into the 19th century. It was ...
... if it did pass the inspection. The fourth stop was marking. All the cuts of a particular design (which the artists have memorized) are marked on the smooth surface with black marker. Then it goes to the fifth stop, cutting. There were 10 or so stations with wet saws and each artist would expertly cut the intricate design. After the piece was cut, it went to be dipped in an acid bath to wash off all the grime and turn the crystal ...