The Killeshin Hotel
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- Free parking
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... counties faced each other in the All-Ireland Hurling Championship last weekend, and everyone was showing their pride and supporting their lads. Along the boundary between the two counties, sometimes next-door neighbors had rival colors, and often the graffiti was not very polite. It was fun to see.
Soon we came upon the pretty little village of Kells on the King's River in County Kilkenny. We pulled into the parking lot for Kells Priory, ...
We were late again to meet Mary Flood at the Rothe House. We got there 15 minutes late but Mary brought us to the library and got us started searching records throughout County Kilkenny, especially in Thomastown. The volunteer librarian, an elderly gentleman named Charlie Cullan, was very friendly. We found a few burial records for Shortalls and Bolgers too, but there were no records that go back far enough to prove a family connection. Still ...
... 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 ...
... 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 ...
That night, we went to O'Neills pub for a traditional music session. It had been recommended to us by the Irish guy we met on the plane. I (Marnie) even had a drink, an Irish cider, so that I could have the full experience. Can't say I really enjoyed it though, haha.
This was our last day in Ireland. We had an amazing time there, and would recommend that everyone visit the country at some time in their life!
Pictures to come!!