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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 …
... In & out of a few shops and some cute souvenirs and gifts were bought. We wanted to find a particular art gallery that was on our map and eventually decided it must be up near the castle. Mum was getting tired and wining it wasn't open. We left her sitting in the rose garden outside the castle and went to investigate. Her wish was granted, it was closed. We decided the easiest thing to do for dinner was to head for the same pub on the outskirts that we'd been to last night ...
... where everyone eats very late, we were surprised to discover that all Irish restaurants and pubs end dinner service promptly at 9:00 PM. Luckily our hotel has its own restaurant. The chef agreed to stay late just for us; everyone was most accommodating and warm as we were served a scrumptious ("late") dinner.
Having finished not only dinner but also a pint of ...
... ll have to Google that one. Anyway, this is a little town with a river and a nice path to walk. It is a beautiful day so off we set. Along the way we see some really neat things. One was a great idea for old work boots, this is definitely happening when we get home. (Check out the pictures). We continued on our walk which goes past an old ice house that has turned into a bat sanctuary. A few houses deep into the forest, but no other signs of life. ...
... player. We had an open fire, beautiful period furniture and dinnerware. We dined on homemade bread and butter, black pudding, irish stew and bread and butter pudding and custard. They bent over backwards to cater for Lea as well. The night saw us drinking Irish coffee and having a sing along afterwards in the large farm kitchen.
Today, we travelled from Killarney to Blarney. We climbed the 250feet to the top of the castle, where Sal acquired ...