Travel Blogs from Kinsale
... t seen the sun:- a) since April; b) for months c) for years or d) since my childhood. Followed by assurances of "You think we're joking, but we're not!". Visited the Skibbereen Heritage Centre for the Famine exhibit - very well done and informative. Found a few adult Crowleys (John and Patrick), in a list of deaths from the local workhouse. Dad's great-grandmother Ellen was born in the second year of the famine (1848), which goes to ...
... by a good bit... I look forward to returning for the 37th annual Gourmet Food Festival next year.
The next morning we took a walking tour through Kinsale and as if we hadn't indulged enough the evening before we had a fantastic lunch at Fishy Fishy Cafe comprising of Seafood Chower, Monkfish and butternut squash risotto, and the most wonderful seafood salad with some of the best local produce and flavours! I need to move on at this point because I'm ...
... me and I forgot about the trip.
The following week I got an e@mail saying if I was still interested that the trip was leaving on 21st.
This date suited me so I said I would call down to meet him and see the boat in Kinsale but the owner replied saying he was living in Leitrim so that was out.
I am always interested in meeting the skipper beforehand on these type of trips and having a good look at the ...
... to her at the funeral and she burst into tears; not because she was mourning the loss of her husband, but because she had just accepted the marriage proposal of a corporal. During World War I about 3000-5000 British and Irish soldiers were quartered here. The volunteers were encouraged to join the army with tales of travel, excitement and adventure, "Meet ancient and interesting people in distant lands and kill them". Somewhere between 27,000 and 47,000 Irishmen ...
... a little sunburn here. The sun is so strong even though it doesn't always feel warm. My hat will definitely become my new accessory tomorrow.
Another day of teaching tomorrow and depending on the weather, a trip to Kinsale with the students or a chance to kiss the Blarney stone. Rumour has it if I kiss the stone, I may gain more eloquent speech. I just might knock your socks off with tomorrow's blog...
TripAdvisor Reviews Sovereign House Kinsale
Other places to stay in Kinsale
Rathmore Road, Kinsale | 4 star hotelfrom $106
- Delighted Wedding Guest
- Lovely location, problems with dinner reservations
World's End, Kinsale | 4 star hotelfrom $112
- Still Excellent
- Very Welcoming
- Very Good
Pier Road, Kinsale | 4 star hotelfrom $113
- Very Disappointing
- Clean, comfortable rooms
- Felt like we'd been ripped off
3/4 Pearse Street, Kinsale | 3 star hotelfrom $91
- Perfect place in Kinsale
- Great Hotel
- Wonderful Hotel
11 Pearse Street, Kinsale | Hotelfrom $91
- The Old Bank House- a gem!!
- Nice B&B, Get a room in back or plan on hearing the road!
- Loved the Old Bank Hotel
Lower O'Connell St., Kinsale | 2 star hotelfrom $116
Pearse Street and The Glen, Kinsale | Hotelfrom $165