Kilderry House Guest Accommodation
Travel Blogs from Kilkenny
We finally made it out of Thomastown and ventured into my favorite city in Ireland - or at least my favorite to say out loud. It mostly sounds like manamamanama (but only to me)! This pretty town means 'village of the monks'. Emma's mom suggested a stop here to pop into to pet some lambs wool and see how woolen ...
... the only rain cloud in all of Ireland, we ventured through Jerpoints Abbey - a really well maintained group of ruins from the early 1100s. The carvings of monks and animals and designs was really diverse and I even found my spirit monk who was holding his belly. Small pit stop for lunch and we still haven't left Thomasville, we pop into the Blackberry Cafe for a tomato jam and sausage sandwich and a pot of ...
... br> The name Glendalough (pronounced Glenda-"lock") means "glen of two lakes" and it is a famous monastic ruin in Ireland just ...
... walk through the town we headed out searching for the Dunboy Castle Ruins. Its presence enabled O'Sullivan Bere to control the sea fisheries off the Irish coast. Alas we couldn't find it and when the narrow ...
... great shopping. (She was wrong) She has a different idea of great shopping.
Terrific Main Street though, with a 16th century merchant's house.....rather 3 houses as he kept building one behind the other. (The kids should get no ideas). They have reconstructed the gardens at the back which were great.
Tomorrow the castle, the Black Abbey, the cathedral up the hill, then on to Emo House near Port Loise.
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