The Pilgrims Rest Hotel
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... artifacts of the time there were intentional imperfections woven into the tapestry, like the lady-in-waiting with a six pack. Our final stop is Cormac's Chapel, which is covered by scaffolding. They are in the middle of restoration work as the mold and mildew has taken a toll on the chapel. It's another early building, from the 1100's and is Ireland's first and finest Romanesque chapel. The barrel vaulted ceiling descends into Roman pillars. The chancel of the chapel was ...
Today is a lovely sunny day! Cool but very pleasant. We are heading off to Blarney Castle which is not too far away. It is our morning tea and lunch spot! Blarney Castle is a medieval stronghold in Blarney, near Cork, Ireland, and the River Martin. Though earlier fortifications were built on the same spot, the current keep was built by the MacCarthys. We had more than a couple of hours here! You could easily spend a day wandering ...
... light were the pears in each persons glass with our names written on a pear leaf. Food was outstanding and then a 5 piece band started up. Ben and Jessica did a modern waltz on their own and then the dance floor was crowed with lots of enthusiastic dancers. Much fun and laughter was had by all. Went to bed about ...
A short drive from Kilkenny to Waterford, we arrived about midday, on a drizzly day.
Waterford is a beautiful city situated on the south eastern coast.
Had a visit to Waterford Crystal, thinking another guided tour. What a revelation. We spend about an hour going through the factory, and saw the complete process form glass blowing, to cutting ...
... was used to refrigerate salmon until the 1950s.
We walked up to an interesting building and, to find out what it was, we walked in, not knowing what reception we would get. The young lady in the office was delightful. She stopped what she was doing and gave us a tour of the building which had been a Christian Brothers School set up by Edmund Rice and was now the Civic Offices. The dormitories upstairs are now offices but, because of the ...