Killarney Oaks Hotel
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... inhabited by coopers, boat-builders, carpenters and turners..."
Woodland exploitation again increased during the Napoleonic era in the early 19th century, probably because of the high prices that Oak was commanding at this time. Replanting and management of the Oak forests ...
After making our way into town, we found our B&B just outside of the town center. The host offered us a room upgrade to the most lavish room since it had not been rented out, and we took it immediately upon seeing the room and view. We had skipped our planned dinner location just outside of town because our drive had taken over 90 minutes longer than expected (note to anyone traveling to Ireland, add 25% to ...
... but you have to do it. We found a bar promising traditional music a couple streets over, and then learned that the music wouldn't start for a couple hours. I sipped another Bailey's (my go-to pub drink now), and the boys walked me back to the guesthouse before heading out again to listen to the sounds of Ireland. They just walked back in, soaking wet from a hard downpour.
We are off to sleep, and on to our Ring of Kerry adventure tomorrow.
... Kerry had been wonderful, but we knew that there were some sites closer to our home base that wouldn't be easy to find.
And we were right.
It took us all day to see just a few of them, getting clues from local inhabitants along the way.
The eight Dunloe Ogham stones are not in their original location. Somewhere in the mists of history they had been appropriated to be used as the roof ...
... and we followed buses. Went to the Bog Village. Lunch in Sneed, yum and ended up in camp outside Limerick. Looooong road again so drinking Good Irish Whiskey and Ginger Ale on the way and of course juice for the driver.