Seven Oaks Hotel
Travel Blogs from Carlow
Every now and then, you have a day where you have to take a step back and make sure it's real life.
Today was that day.
I took the bus to Inch beach today and walked along the beach...which is reaaalllly long.
It's not an inch.
I walked past a guy playing hurling and got talking to him.
He asked where I was from, and I said Tasmania.
This is where 90% of people go 'oh ok' and 9% ...
... with...people playing Irish music. Banjos, accordions, flutes and pan flutes, guitar, illam pipes, drums, harmonica, everything. 13 or 14 people playing in the room, a few spectators, and two seats left just for Lynn and I. We sat in and drank our pints, listening to the music, having a blast. The music and atmosphere will be tough to beat anywhere else on our trip. We were right in the music, unable to control our floor-tapping feet, side by side with the ...
... forest area, however the wind was bracing (lazy wind!).
We then headed off to the Rock of Domamase, which is an old ruin and an area of significance for AJ due to her parents often spending time at this site for picnics before they emigrated to Australia in 1950. AJ and CS had been to this site three years earlier on our first visit to the area.
It was a relaxed and enjoyable morning. In the afternoon CS and AJ headed off ...
... about if the house is haunted and apparently, our room – the Stone Room is haunted. Great. We are planning to head out soon to a local pub for a pint and a bite to eat. It is not that far and I am actually looking forward to driving at night. Soooooooooooo….
We just got back from quite an adventure and I am soaked. It seems that we did not account for the 50mph winds and rain storm that soon hit the area and at night. So off we ...
Who: Lauren and I
Tours, Sites, and Attractions
Norman castle of Kilkenny – Once the medieval capital of Ireland, has been beautifully restored and open to the public. The castle is free every Friday in March, which just so happened to be the day we were there.