Quality Hotel & Leisure Center Youghal
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Up early this morning. Too early for our English breakfast. Drove to the ferry port at Holyhead. Loaded the car on and went into the lounge to enjoy the 3.5 hour trip. We disembarked at Dublin and drove through sometimes very heavy rain to Kilkenny (home of the Tobin clan). First stop was Kilkenny castle. Then we took the Kilkenny road train tour to get our bearings. Followed up with a walk around town. Found an Irish pub we had read about and went in for a ...
... is brewed by a German company and not in Ireland! When they bought Guinness they tried to buy the #2 Irish beer smithwicks but smithwicks wouldn't sell. So the Germans decided to brew a beer called Kilkenny after a very well-visited Irish town to compete for a share o the Irish ale market. They have a beautiful castle in Kilkenny with lovely gardens around. We also saw the medieval ...
Typical English weather today. Visited Cardiff Castle - Just amazing. Went for a walk around the town and through the market place. Saw Lava bread which is seaweed cooked in a black sauce. Not very nice to look at let alone eat. Then off in the bus to Pembroke Bay where ...
... with nothing to do." I've realized many Irish people my age could care less about the wonders of their own country.
The town was small, but busting with history and just what we were looking for, a day out of the city of Cork and into the country. Youghal is a seaside town in East Cork County. It overlooks the River of Blackwater and played a huge role in military and economic aspects ...
On Saturday, we took the bus to Youghal. It is a pretty coastal town with nice streets to walk up and down. We first went to the bay area where the movie Moby Dick was filmed. We then walked around and found St. Mary's Collegiate Church where there was an old cemetery with a wall walk surrounding it. From the top of the wall, we could see the whole town and ocean.
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