The Killeshin Hotel
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- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Laundry facilities (self serve)
- Heated pool
- Babysitting service
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
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... although it was
obviously enlarged and renovated over the centuries. While many of the castles
in Ireland are now ruins that display the harshness and discomforts of life in
the era when they were needed for defensive purposes, Kilkenny Castle displays
the luxurious life of the gentry in an era when such fortification had become
obsolete. Modern renovations converted the interior back to the grandeur ...
... hall and a reed bed and a waterfall used instead of a septic tank to deal with sewage in a green way. There were lots of houses and people of all ages living there. We bought three chutneys to try out.
We went back into Callen and had tea/coffee and bisquits and a chat with a ...
... easy. We even impressed the musicians.
Mick wants to come to America so we offered him a place to stay in Blacksburg. He was really excited about the idea and promised to give a house concert if he comes.
We wrapped up the night a bit too late given our efforts the past two days, but I didn't feel the fatigue until we stood up to leave. Luckily, the hostel was only a block away.
... 6 euro each and got our bags and checked out. While checking out I must say that Ginger and I started to see a lot of people in wither rugby or soccer jerseys – like loads of them around. All looking very antsy and we could tell that something this brewing in Dublin. I know we were not far off from a huge stadium, so I figured local game today (and boy, was I wrong – see below).
After a quick check out, we grabbed a taxi (big van) ...
... the tickets which includes a video and time to tour the little "museum." The boat wasn't scheduled to sail until 3:15 so we had some time to kill. We headed back to PortMagee and had a wonderful lunch at a little place called the Skellig Mist. It was excellent. In case you were curious, I went for a ciabatta with baked brie, sun dried tomatoes and roasted peppers. Extreme yumminess. Nora very much enjoyed her sliced chicken on a baguette. Let's face ...