Travel Blogs from Kilkenny
... Coffee, Irish stew, that horrible brew of Guinness, and potato done five ways. We have been entertained in pubs with ballads, heard traditional Irish stories and performances by the National Folk Theatre, dined at a medieval castle, learnt the history and the fables of the Irish. We have seen some spectacular scenery, dodged the annual Apprentices Parade in Londonderry, drooled over local crafts such as Waterford and Belleek Pottery, visited ...
... we were on the motorway I napped. :D couldn't help it! We first dropped a few people off in Kilkenny and then headed to the caves. I've been to lots of caves before but the history of this cave was particularly interesting. It was the scene of a massacre. The local Irish had hidden in the caves from the Vikings. However, the Vikings found them and as a result killed them all. While horrible it was a very interesting tale. We spent about an hour and a half at the ...
... for 3 yrs. He has done a lot of traveling so we compared stories ... 30 minutes later - l left with the best hot chocolate I've ever had!! The tour of Kilkenny castle is self guided ... And slightly disappointing. The castle was built in 1195 and has been remodeled over the centuries. The history of the castle is amazing ... As it once belonged to "strongbow", Richard de Clare. ...
... was a shop that was called the dental laboratory. We thought that was a mix of scary and funny.
We walked up the hill into the old medieval town. We stopped for dinner at a stone pub on a narrow street. It is called Kyteler's Inn. It was founded in 1263 and was run by a lady until she was accused of witchcraft and sentenced to burn at the stake. She was rescued by an English noble and not seen again. The pub had been in operation since ...
... those who already use Twitter but hadn't heard of Architect Map. www.architectmap.net if you're interested. Worked on past seven to get wall progressed and set up for tomorrow in case I'm not in the cow shed, and cleaned our work area, meaning I didn't leave till eight. Michel had turned up after his workshop and was getting stuck in to finishing off some of his wall and I left him to it. Everyone else had left ...
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