Springhill Court Conference, Leisure & Spa Hotel
Travel Blogs from Kilkenny
Visit the Waterford Crystal showroom. Drive to Kilkenny to see magnificent 13C castle. Continued to Dublin for two nights. Next morning, see elegant Georgian squares, Irish Presidents home, O'Connell Street and Customs House. Then visit Old Library of Trinity College to admire 8th century Book of Kells. Hotel ...
Kiss the Stone of Eloquence at Blarney Castle. An orientation tour of Cork seeing St Finbar's Cathedral before continuing along the coast to hotel. Hotel Dooley's Departed Killarney in bright sunny conditions to Blarney Castle where stone kissing occurred. Picturesque gardens made for an enjoyable morning. Quick coach tour of Cork Lunch at Youghal which overlooks the Atlantic ...
We departed Killarney for a two hour drive down to Blarney where some chose to exchange bodily fluids with all those who came before them on the Blarney Stone. We made do with a tour of the castle and the townsite, and a bacon sarnie thrown in for lunch.
Back on the coach and down to Waterford where we were herded into the Waterford Crystal ...
Weather: Wet! I had a sleep I. This morning thought Scott didn't manage one and he was up and showered by 7 and had to wait an hour before I stirred! He looked like a Mere cat every time I opened my eyes hoping I was getting up! Headed to breakfast and had a really good fruit salad with yogurt which was really nice. Was raining outside so we decided to just head off straight away to Waterford because was too wet to really do any more in Dublin. Got in the little car and took ...
... arriving back in Dublin just in time for the evening festivities in Temple Bar.
We stopped into The Auld Dubliner, a hugely popular and rowdy bar in the center of the Temple Bar area. Kyle wasn't comfortable inside with all the activities. We walked a few blocks down to find a much more subdued environment but satisfying my desire for Irish music.
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