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Travel Blogs from Kilkenny
Following a full traditional Irish breakfast which included black & white pudding we bid a fond farewell to Eileen an Falcarragh and were on our way west to Galway and the area of Connemara. First stop was the lovely town of Donegal which we ambled around then had coffee and brought tickets for the big Gaelic football match to be played at Castlebar, County Mayo tomorrow. Stopped at Mullaghmore and saw Lord Mountbattons ' former summer house ( a castle on a hilltop) then proceeded to ...
... Lovely evening had by all - as usual the Irish hospitality was great - 3 course meal and lively conversation. Views from house sensational as back yard overlooks the Atlantic Sea.One can only dream! Nightfall in this part of the world at the moment is 11pm so we're getting great value in daylight hours. Back to B&B after the midnight hour for a rest before doing all again after Eileen's hearty Irish ...
Torc Waterfall, Killarney National Park
We decided against driving the Ring of Kerry as there are multiple tour buses and cars taking in the scenery and were told that both the Dingle ...
... pubs and a lot of fun shops in the town and they really enjoy having tourists there. We decided to go to Kytelers (pronounced Kit-let-ters) Pub because they have a Bodhrain night.
We had dinner and a few pints there. As always the beer was great. Smithwicks is brewed in Kilkenny and it’s probably the only town in Ireland where Guinness isn’t the drink of choice. Dinner was pretty good, I had a pan fried chicken dish with chips (they seem to ...
... show. 11pm at last rolled around, so I squish squished back to my hostel, hung up all my clothes to dry, and went to sleep.
Day two at the festival goes like this. Monday. All the other girls in my room left at about 8 or 9 so I hung out by myself for a while, not in too much of a rush to go anywhere, wishing I could have slept in but unable to because of all the rustling. As happens in hostels. Sit around twiddling my thumbs. Hostel ...
Other places to stay in Kilkenny
College Road, Kilkenny | 3 star hotelfrom $90
- Fantastic service and friendly staff!!
- Look elsewhere
Dublin Road, Kilkenny | 5 star hotelfrom $155
- Lovely but lacking
- Lyrath Estate-great breakfast
- Bangers and mash
Castlecomer Road, Kilkenny | 4 star hotelfrom $93
Ormonde Street, Kilkenny | 4 star hotelfrom $113
- Pluses and Minuses
- Indifferent staff
Smithsland South, Kilkenny | 3 star hotelfrom $70
The Bridge, John Street, Kilkenny | 4 star hotelfrom $118
- Nice house, good location, restaurant with problems
- Great Location
- Excellent Every Year
John Street, Kilkenny | 3 star hotelfrom $92
1 Ormonde St, Kilkenny | 4 star hotelfrom $114
- Nice One Night Stand
- Central location but....
- Got a great deal through their website
Waterford Road, Kilkenny | Hotelfrom $79
11 Patrick St., Kilkenny | 4 star hotelfrom $120
Patrick Street, Kilkenny | 2 star hotelfrom $100
15-16 Vicar Street, Kilkenny | 3 star hotelfrom $92
69 John Street, Kilkenny | Hotelfrom $106
26 Patrick Street, Kilkenny | 3 star hotelfrom $119
High Street, Kilkenny | Hotelfrom $26
Lower Patrick Street, Kilkenny | Hotelfrom $82
Castlecomer Road, Kilkenny | Hotelfrom $80
Vicar Street, Kilkenny | Hotelfrom $54
Ormonde Rd, Kilkenny | Hotelfrom $93
Irishtown Street, Kilkenny | Hotelfrom $92