Seven Oaks Hotel
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
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... 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 ...
... like hills... They exaggerate quite a bit - also we learned that it takes 3 houses to call somewhere a village, the place we were had 9 houses, so they were well in range) There was a fairy tree up in the mountains which was exciting. This is where you tie something around the tree and leave your problems there. The Irish mythology says that Faerys are the same size as us, but pale because they live underground. Because they live ...
... the trolley ran out of Heineken!), and they were cackling like mad and singing drinking songs. One of them was telling a story about her trip to Bangkok, and the others were laughing crazily over the name like they were 14. It was that bad. I really don't ever want to be THAT person on public transportation.
Other than that, it was an amazing trip! On to the photos. Please excuse any drips on the lens, which I tried to keep clean. In usual Irish style, it rained all day.
... of it) was doing a brewery tour.
So, I dumped my bags in my room at the hostel and went a wandering back to the brewery, where I and a group of others were whisked around the brewery facility before being deposited in the cellar bar for a couple of free pints, and let me tell you, Smithwicks is bloody lovely. My new drink of choice wherever I can find it without a doubt.
Tour over I ambled back to ...
... so it wasn’t too bad. Just a pity that we won’t see the lakes and ruins at Glendalough, except through photos on the internet.
Anyway, enough pity-partying. We arrived in Kilkenny and the bus parked right outside the castle, so this was our first place to visit. This castle was a bit more castley looking than Dublin castle, at least from the outside. The inside had been restored and furnished and was looking quite nice. ...