TripAdvisor Reviews O'Donovan's Hotel Clonakilty
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I sit here in a small little coffee shop, watching the people pass by, the staff hurrying to fill orders and the busy street stuck in traffic. My mind wonders how it all works so fluidly, how does everyone move and work in connection with each other. Upon this thought links the thought of where do I fit in. Where is my place in this small but large city on the emerald isle? CV's or resumes continue to be sent with emails and every week ...
... 13th century castle of Cahir before proceeding to our accommodation for the evening at the Blarney Golf Resort. We had a very enjoyable meal at the hotel, entertained by a couple of our fellow travellers, Bruce from NZ and Derek from Bloomingdale, Illinois, both of whom are great joke tellers. All of that distracted us from the beginning of the Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony coming from Glasgow but we saw the Queen and some of the athletes ...
... you don't bother to go to class because the professors assume nobody will show up. Since the drinking age is 18 our campus actually has two bars (the old bar and the new bar are there names). During the day, food trucks line the main campus, and there is a lot happening. They have shirtless men walking around the bars giving endless shots for free and people flash. I was told not to volunteer for any "game" played at the bars because you never know what your ...
... spruce up the city’s image by planting a series of jutting poles all along the shopping streets, with banners suspended from them proclaiming "Cork: City of Welcomes." You can judge for yourself from the pictures but I think this was a gross design miscalculation.
I managed to squeeze in a few churches, including the highly decorated Anglican Cathedral, St. Finbarr’s. Nearby were the remains of ...
... is "What's the craic?" meaning "How are you?" or "How's it going?" and I had absolutely no idea how someone would reply to this if asked. The answer I got from Eoghan was saying either "Ahh it's grand!" or "It's ****" depending on how you were. Though I was a bit hesitant at first, the night at The Rock Bar has definitely helped me become more excited about the rest of my trip and for once I am excited for classes to start, I guess Ireland is already changing me!
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- Great spa, pity about the bar service.
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- Wonderful setting
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