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- Continental Breakfast
- High-speed internet in room
- Banquet room
- Breakfast Available
- Non-smoking rooms
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
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Today we are leaving Kilkenny and moving to Blarney, but should we drive south to Waterford, or straight west past the Rock of Cashel? Decision, decisions. Let's just do it all. We are heading for Waterford. Waterford is the oldest city in Ireland. It was founded by the Vikings in 914, where the Rivers Suir and St John meet. A tower was built around 1000 AD on the site of an older Viking tower, and remains today, the oldest building in Ireland ...
I've learned my new favourite phrase in Gaelic: tá an ghrian ag scoilteadh na gcloch. This means 'it is sunny/warm' but translates literally to 'the sun is splitting the stones'. So much of the Gaelic language translates beautifully, with another example being céad míle fáilte which means 'welcome' but translates literally as 'one hundred thousand welcomes' and is often shortened to just fáilte to say 'hello'. But trust me, the ...
... time swamp in south Louisiana.
Market, market, market. Positioned beside me and Norma, in the two photographs above, is a stationary camera, a big, high quality piece of equipment. Takes you picture as you lean back and kiss. When you get back on the ground in the gift shop in about ten minutes your photographs are waiting for you . . . for 10 Euros or $13 a pop. The entrance fee to the grounds is 12 Euros or $15 a ...
... of St. Patrick. On to the town of Cork. We were more interested in the beautiful old cathedral than the shops, and the bus driver offered to drive us up the hill to the church, wait for us, and then drive us back down! Lucky us! The church had beautiful windows and a huge pipe organ. Wish I could have heard it play! We had a few extra minutes after coming down the hill, so I ducked into the English Markets. There was a maze of open ...
... looking in the castle "rooms".
We went nearby to shop at the Blarney Woolen Mill. Wonderful woolen items and other Irish gifts.
Drove south down to the coastal town of Kinsale for dinner. Ate at Bulman's Pub in Summerville Cove then drove farther down the road to see the St. Georges Channel and Charles Fort and the Atlantic ...