TripAdvisor Reviews O'Donovan's Hotel Clonakilty
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... town, much like Dublin. So far, with the exception of Galway, we are not impressed with the big cities. We crossed the river to visit the Cathedral of St. Mary & St. Anne. As I walked into this beautiful cathedral, I knew immediately that it is Catholic. It is clean. It is well kept. It has been renovated and restored. It is beautiful! AND, we were not charged to enter ...
... traveling issue was that one of us managed to lose her boarding pass, including biometric customs information, in the Heathrow airport. Surprisingly, this person was not Tyler.
Day 2 - Guinness and Gaelic
Once we made it to Dublin, it was only a 30 minute cab ride to the apartment we rented in the Temple Bar area of Dublin. Since this was our first of many upcoming experiences with AIrbnb, we were a little anxious to see whether ...
... Gaol (at the top of the hill). We didn't want to tour another jail, but we enjoyed the view over looking the city. On our way back down the hill it started to pour rain. Getting a little lost in the city, we needed a break. Stopping at a cute little café. Unfortunately the rain didn't let up and we had no choice but to venture back out. Not wanting to give up for the day, we checked out the indoor city market.
Done with the rain, we went back ...
... there. The mist came swirling in - very atmospheric - as we walked round. There was a flat stone in the middle someone had placed holly and ivy on (or was it mistletoe?) with coins thrown on top. We added a few to the pile.
The drive through the West Cork countryside reminded me of South Taranaki - I fully expected to see the Patea freezing works round the next bend. I had wanted to stop at Skibereen to see ...
Headed to Cork today with a friend, caught the bus from Waterford to Cork for €30 return which isn't too bad. Bus station is really central so everything is within walking distance. Had a really good meal at a small Italian restaurant down the Main Street. Hotel is good, not luxurious but we ...
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