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After another "Traditional Irish Breakfast", we loaded up the car and headed off to Kilkenny which is Southwest of Dublin. I planned just one stop along the way at Kells Priory just south of Kilkenny. Kells is a very large and impressive ruin, but the best thing is that you are allowed to just wander where ever you want. It's completely open and …
We got up bright and early this morning so we could get on the road. Today was the day we were renting a car and starting off across Ireland. We checked out and got a taxi to the Hertz rental place outside the center of the city. We were awfully surprised that it was less hassle renting a car in Dublin than it was back home in the States. We both …
... us plenty of time to wander. He even took us up to the roof, which provided an excellent view of the town and river. He pointed out signs of past battles.
We stopped at a tea room to get some coffee. We realized that time was ebbing, so the guys got lunch to go and off we went. The couples went on to Kilkenny, but we detoured to Wexford. We stopped at the Dunbrody Abbey ruins which was well worth the side trip. You pay your fee and ...
... it was getting very late, we exchanged emails and excused ourselves for the evening.
And so our introduction to Ireland began … the friendliest people we have met traveling to date.
Rock of Cashel - On top of what could have been a desolate wind-blown rock sits a stone church. Its importance dates back to the kings of Munster (circa 300 - 1100 A.D.). ...
... we are creating a monster here. We knock off early tonight and head back for a good nights sleep.
Today we are castle bound. Yep that's right Kilkenny has it's own castle! It also has its own cathedral, but first the castle. This castle was built by William Marshal, 4Th Earl of Pembroke in 1146. It changed hands a few times and had one wall completely taken down during the English Cromwellian period. The grounds here ...