Strand Inn Hotel
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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 ...
... better. Then we headed to the Waterford Crystal factory and did a tour through there which was amazing. Was really good - I was worried Scott wouldn't like it but it was really interesting. We actually got to see them making things which was really cool. It is a very long process so we could see why everything cost a lot when it finally arrives in the shop floor! We then headed back to the room or a rest before dinner because it has been a pretty full on couple of weeks ...
... nice exhibition in the middle of nowhere. A nice man named Patrick escorted us into the exhibit and gave us a brief history of the Kennedy family tree and John F. Kennedy's visit in 1963. We finally realized that he was a part of the Kennedy family (the Gannon side) and still lived on the family's land. Pretty incredible!! The pictures off to the side are of the original Fitzpatrick (Kennedy) homestead and the "newer" house where JFK sat in 1963 and drank some ...
... is the Suir - so we had to shut our windows. We were hot all night. Discovered this morning behind a chair was a heater which was on all night!!! Will be checking the rooms in future. We had a problem with our key card to our room last night and I got a lecture again from a not happy night manager that I'd put the card next to my mobile phone and no matter what I said he wouldn't listen. The phone was in the room on the charger. Breakfast was fine and we drove to the ...
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