Lismore House Hotel
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Kilkenny - Lismore.
Lismore House B&B E55 per night.
We headed south out of Kilkenny via a lesser road toward Clonmel and given the distance to cover we decided to give Cashel and its rock a miss.
Entering Lismore, an unscheduled stop and a cute little town, river, pubs, castle forest so we decided this will do for …
Picked up the hire car (Nissan Tida) and headed outta Dublin and south to Wexford, here is a tip again, get off the motorway and onto the lesser roads, slower but you get to see more. The scenery was "nice" but nothing spectacular, down through Wexford and then across towards Waterford, but the castle shown on the map at Taghmon is not much more …
... and it was big stone ruins... So pretty! I cannot describe how special it is to gaze across the green fields and to see a ruined stone abbey from the 1100s. So awesome. There was also a cemetery around the church which people could still be buried in today (though only five people left alive who still can). There was also lots of Celtic crosses as opposed to the Latin cross on the gravesides. Sadly our photos, especially of the ruined abbey, do not to the ...
... there were alot of us, and it was actually very interesting! The professor has a very strong Irish accent, so it was hard to understand him at times, but it wasn't too bad after a while because I got used to it. Going in I didn't know exactly what Folklore was, but basically it's the "doings and sayings of the ordinary people." It seems like it's going to be a very cool class talking about all of the traditions and festivals of Ireland, which is really cool :) ...
... live pretty close together or they live in extended families. If a family member leaves for study (school) then they will try their hardest to make it back for any kind of holidaysor any special occasions. The houses look big on the outside but since I've been here I've noticed that there are many families that rent apartments to live in. The houses there used to be bungalows but since the 1900's but ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking