Travel Blogs from Thurles
To Kilkenny we go
Ok so last night I had to move rooms for some odd reason. Apparently they couldn't get me in the same room for all 7 nights. I am now on the ground floor which means the window is literally right beside the entrance and where all the taxis park. It can get a bit loud but I actually slept really great last night (even after all my naps). The kitchen and locker room are also right across from my room but I don't hear that since my bed is ...
... sign in the hill behind it. The village has 1 school and 1 small shop, but 3 pubs hahaha.
John and Kay live in a beautiful home over looking beautiful green Ireland. They have an awesome veggie patch growing in the back yard and an area where they grow Christmas Trees!
Tomorrow we are attending a Christening of one of the grandchildren.
When in Glendalough
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... B & B, greeted us at the door and suggested we head down to the Horse and Jockey for a quick dinner before they stopped serving food. We enjoyed another delicious late night dinner and had fun looking at pictures of many years of hurling history in Tipperary. We feel so blessed to be on this trip experiencing these many beautiful, historic cities and villages while meeting the kindest and most generous people.
Ireland is truly everything you imagine it to be.
... Weirdly he also has a brother living in Kyabram no less - so he and Ant had a chat about that! The weather was kind with the sun shining as they exited the church and we all got to pose in a big group photo.Both families made special effort to welcome us and introduce themselves and we had a good time getting to know them better at the reception and throughout the weekend - just lovely people!With the reception being ...
... 10pm so I had a cold shave and shower.
Left Galway and drove to Lisdoonvarna where my ancestors came from found several graves with their names on them. That night and the next one we stayed at Mallow a B&B which was good. Did day trips from here to the Ring of Kerry which wasn't much till we went over a pass with roads 1 vehicle wide and really good scenery. The best part is that tourist buses ...
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- Free parking