Fota Island Resort
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- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
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... a port city since antiquity. It was cold and it had started raining again but we were scheduled to have a walking tour and this went ahead as planned. Luckily the rain abated, but after an hour we had learned more about Kinsale than we needed to know, and were happy to walk through the hotel doors. Dinner was in the hotel and was excellent. Edie had Brie in filo pastry, loin of port, and apple pie. I had smoked salmon, a lovely pasta and apple pie. Tomorrow we travel ...
... with an eclectic group of people: a "hen" party (bachelorette party), older couples out on the town, gritty looking old fisherman/ barfly types, young women dressed to the nines...I definitely can't say that the Idle Hour caters to a certain demographic group! At one point in the evening this funny little leprechaun-ish guy got up on the bar with a guitar and pretended to sing and play along to several songs. He was quite the showman and ...
... br> We passed along the main shopping drag, Castle Street, and then headed out to the main attraction of the day, the Jameson’s whiskey distillery. Notice how whiskey is spelled with an ‘e’; this is how you can tell, just from the label alone, that it is Irish whiskey and not Scotch ‘whisky’ (no ‘e’).
Inside the distillery, we watched a ...
... days. We were still expecting him to leave, but alas he stuck around for one more pint. Colm then began to lead us across the river to Sober Lane, while Mark took off running to Colm's pub where he was half an hour late for his evening shift. Luckily the boss made concessions for him...
We followed Colm until a random passer-by in a hooded sweatshirt crossed our path.
Colm: "Hey, Reagan...::some dialogue in thick Cork accent::...ok guys, you're going with him now"
... with clips from some of the West End musicals, such as Les MisÚrables. It was really entertaining; I think they are one of the better on-board singers/dancers we’ve come across compared to some cruises.
We finished the night off by going to the Lido lounge for the quiz at which a lot of cheating prevailed. :-) The questions were all cryptic clues, the answers to which were parts of the body, but some of the clues and answers I ...