The Old Rectory Hotel

Rosbercan, New Ross, County Wexford, Ireland | Hotel

Travel Blogs from New Ross

Episode 10

A travel blog entry by bennybeanbear


... taken out and a water turbine installed to provide power for the mill. In the 1920’s people by the name of Patterson bought the mill and started making spades here, and now it’s the only surviving spade mill in the world probably, and still powered by the water turbine.

At its peak it made 171 different shaped spades, each one was for a specific purpose, several for cutting peat, and several for preparing land for potatoes and for digging the ...

End of training and beginning the Rock!

A travel blog entry by jerseyjessford


... and smiled ear to ear as Jess said she was "buzzin' for worship tonight." I met Jess and Julie two years ago, when they came into the Emp with their friends and we immediately bonded. By the end of the trip, we got to talk so much and I was able to tell them how God has changed my life. I gave Julie my bible and Allie have hers to Jess. It was obviously God's plan that we would become so close and ...

Sunday 6 July 2014 Newport to Waterford (Ireland)

A travel blog entry by bruce.durie


Left Newport Wales this morning for our drive eventually to the ferry to cross to Ireland this afternoon. Ferry due to leave at 2.30 and arrive in Ireland at 6. 30 First village was Avergavenny( remember the song), then Brecon and Carmarthen through some very green and pretty countryside Finally to Fishguard for ferry trip across St George's channel to Rosslare in Ireland. Overnight at Waterford in delightful hotel -Glanville ...

D'unbelievables at Curraghmore

A travel blog entry by nothingfancy2


... now it runs 7000 sheep and 500cattle on its remaining 2500acres. I had been in touch with Basil (Lord Waterford's former butler, now guide) prior to our trip about locating Cornelius Crowley's grave so as soon as we arrived, Basil took us up to the church and graveyard. We weren't able to pinpoint Cornelius' spot (limestone gravestones), but it's a beautiful spot set on the hill, looking over the house, estate and valley. We had ...

Long to Rain over us! (To be a Pilgrim . . . )

A travel blog entry by berenicek


... the natural beauty of the landscape, to walk the mountains and hills and to explore the archaeological and historical monuments.Most important of all, people come as pilgrims, responding to the sacred energy of the landscape which drew St. Kevin to withdraw here in search of his God. The spiritual heritage of Glendalough is unsurpassed. The pilgrim way has been followed for ages past by ...


This hotel, located on Rosbercan, New Ross, is near Brigit's Garden, Kilkenny Golf Club, and J.F.K. Trust Dunbrody.
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