Shimba Lodge

Cashel, County Tipperary, Ireland | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Cashel

Day 30

A travel blog entry by bigadventure14

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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 ...

Our last day in Europe

A travel blog entry by themoloneys

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... 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 ...

On the Road Again.....

A travel blog entry by 58squared

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... us and the other patrons with the beautiful Victorian ballad, "The Holy City". (Apparently, he used to be an opera singer.) He has an incredible voice.

Then, a nightcap and some Irish music at a local pub and off to bed.
Tomorrow, we're hoping to see Kilkenny Castle, pick up our tire and continue to the Rock of Cashel.

Hope your long weekend was great everyone!

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Highways and Byways

A travel blog entry by berenicek

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... Sister Fidelma theme. For those of you who are not aficionados of Sr Fidelma, she is the Irish equivalent of Cadfael - a feisty Celtic nun who is a daughter of one of the kings of Cashel. They're good yarns! Interestingly we have a Sister Fidelma on our course! In the afternoon we climbed the rock, enjoyed the amazing vista from the ruins and then decided to go for a drive around the country side. We went first to Cahir, checked ...

Dingle Penisnula

A travel blog entry by karliengossross

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... at this site. The early churches had no glammer - all is intact but the roof...


Dingle is a pretty fishing village. Nearby we found the Gallarus Oratory built between the 7th and 8th century AD: the best preserved dry-stone early Christian church ...

Location

This hotel, located in Cashel, is near Rock of Cashel, Brú Ború Heritage Centre, Athassel Priory, and Ahenny High Crosses.
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