Oriel House Hotel
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For the last few days I've been staying with my friend, Gemma. I think I've become way too used to this way too quickly, the whole being with people I know. It's like I don't want to leave but I know I'll have to. This weather sucks. Cold, grey and raining all the time. I even slept with a hot water bottle last night! It's summer here and God should ban this sort of weather at this time of the year. I looked online and it's ...
woke up and opened my eyes... saw the most beautiful view ever.. from my bed I can see outside and its sooo beautiful I had to take pics.. went down to breakfast OHHH but first.. gotta tell you the end of last night.. so ended up we were up to 1am with a couple from missouri like I said and a couple from Ontario and their son who has been living in Galway for a year... we finished off a bottle of wine, ...
Our wonderful, generous hosts for our stay from 12-16 Jan are David & Betty Condon, my daughter's new parents-in-law. David & Betty have welcomed us with open arms, filled our bellies with delicious Irish home cooking, and enough alcohol to wreck several sailors!
They are the most generous people. Our Daughter Angela has married into a wonderful family that are similar ...
... any measurements as I just eyeballed the amount of each thing for 2 servings (I wanted leftovers!)
1. Salt and Pepper 2 chicken breasts and brown in oil on the stove until cooked through.
2. Once cooked remove from pan and add chopped onion to pan.
3. Add some garlic if desired (I did not have any tonight but I'm sure it would have been great).
4. When onions are translucent add chopped peppers. Cook until almost tender.
Another cool and wet day. As we didn't know where we would be going plus it was too wet to stand out waiting for buses, we drove into Cork and parked in a central car park close to the Tourist information Centre. There we picked up a brochure outlining the 10 best things to see in Cork and chose what interested us.
Our first stop was to the English Market which still had signs up welcoming the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility