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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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After a light lunch we drove around as it had decided to seriously rain. No more gentle downy rain, it came down in buckets. We drove to a place called Golden, which is a bit further south then returned late afternoon to the B&B. Once again Tom spent the rest of the day on the laptop while Ruth finished reading a book about Edward ...
... Blarney Stone which I never realised was right at the top of the castle so a little bit scary in itself, but whilst I had my head dangling over the edge, a lady walked past and tripped over my feet! All good though, didn't fall head first from the top of the castle! We had a look around Blarney House which was very pretty, but I felt a bit sad for the family who still live there and need to keep it like museum. From there we hopped back on road and headed to Thurles. Almost ...
... superb and I was crying about 10 words into Orlaith's mum's speech. After sit down dinner and speeches tables were cleared, another set of family arrived and more food was served. Then the band began and we were all up and dancing at various times. Then there was cake cutting, then more dancing, drinking and chatting.Prue lasted until the reception ended around 3am - Ant and I didn't! And the bride and groom didn't head ...
... through the forest. Had I realized the physical requirements of the trip I probably wouldn't have done it, but in all honesty, I'm glad that I didn't know.
Walking up the side of the mountain was the worst part (at least I thought so at the time). It was extremely rocky and it was up. We don't really have an up in Florida. What's a hill, much less a mountain? Not to mention the bonus of being at a higher elevation...
I managed to keep up OK at first ...
... on the roads as they say in places the roads are only 6ft wide. It was great we even got lost on the wrong road so turned Navman on and he found us the way out. The next day more driving around to places where not all that many people go especially over passes.
Lerft Mallow and drove to where we are now which is called Twomileborris we are staying in a portion of a castle 5 star which they say the area ...