Langton House Hotel
Travel Blogs from Kilkenny
Following a full traditional Irish breakfast which included black & white pudding we bid a fond farewell to Eileen an Falcarragh and were on our way west to Galway and the area of Connemara. First stop was the lovely town of Donegal which we ambled around then had coffee and brought tickets for the big Gaelic football match to be played at Castlebar, County Mayo tomorrow. Stopped at Mullaghmore and saw Lord Mountbattons ' former summer house ( a castle on a hilltop) then proceeded to ...
Packed our bags for a few days and set off in the car to the west coast of this beautiful country. Stopped at Newgrange along the way to view the Neolithic Tomb.Then proceeded on our long journey enjoying the spectacular scenery - green upon green upon green or as Ann puts it - 40 shades of green! Beautiful. Crossed into Northern Ireland where we went back to more English style villages and pounds & miles. ...
Stayed at the Kilkenny River Court Hotel. Ate a tapas dinner at Laurtez(?) before going Matt the Miller's pub for live music and a pint. Finished the night at Tynan's which had where we were the youngest people by ~30 years. The old lady's next to is kept asking ...
Just two cases down was the Book of Lecan and I was surprised to note that it includes a section called: An Banshenchas, The Lore of Women. I wasn't previously aware of this section and it seems that it will take a little work to track down the translation. However, that will be a great deal of fun!
We grabbed some coffee and hot chocolate at the incomparable Butler's Chocolate Cafe before driving out of Dublin in ...
Friday morning I felt much better, and when we arrived for breakfast, the sun was shining and we all sat outside to eat, I was a bit surprised to see that I was on the Cow Shed project again, as I thought I'd be rotating as haven't been involved in the bridge project yet, but it made sense in terms of being the new 'expert' bricklayer. There's a lot to be done, so happy to be asked to do it! Michael spent today working up the corners on the first wall, and I, the corners ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking