Horse & Jockey Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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so lydia is taking me to some secret, wonderful place. everyone she tells about where we are going gets so excited. im therefore very excited. my back has been hurting a lot lately, though, so the 2 and a half hour drive worries me. but i tried to be proactive today ...
... time to pay the toll because I dropped the coins on the ground instead of the coin bin. It took a little maneuvering, but I managed to collect everything off the asphalt and deposit it into the bin. No horns were honked. They are so polite here! We were warned the streets of Kilkenny were extremely narrow, and if an Irishman says they are narrow.....so we opted to park in the nearest parking ramp (garage) and leave the Juke there. The town was ...
... 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 ...
... ice cold walk to the upper lake and back.
Since St Kevin is the patron of this monastery every little shop is named after him - Kevin felt special in this place. From here we drive up to the Wicklow pass and by now it is really snowing - I am so excited that I get out to feel it on my skin - it is very, very cold!!
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