The Quays Hotel

86/87 John Street, Kilkenny, County Kilkenny, Ireland | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Kilkenny

Crystal Clear

A travel blog entry by janet_and_ron


Our days in Ireland are numbered, it was time to leave Blarney, and head back towards Dublin - after a good breakfast, of course, this time salmon omelettes. Following a recommendation from Pat, we stopped off at Cobh, a pretty little seaside village, which was the last place to take passengers on the Titanic. Also the Lusitania was sunk by a German U-Boat in 1915. There were lots of plaques and memorials, and a HUGE cathedral - ...

Day 30

A travel blog entry by bigadventure14


Up early this morning. Too early for our English breakfast. Drove to the ferry port at Holyhead. Loaded the car on and went into the lounge to enjoy the 3.5 hour trip. We disembarked at Dublin and drove through sometimes very heavy rain to Kilkenny (home of the Tobin clan). First stop was Kilkenny castle. Then we took the Kilkenny road train tour to get our bearings. Followed up with a walk around town. Found an Irish pub we had read about and went in for a ...

Our last day in Europe

A travel blog entry by themoloneys


... some really old cathedrals and graveyards, black abbey where smithwicks is brewed, medieval streets where markets were held. Ate dinner at Kyetelers Inn, which was home to a woman names Aloce Kyeteler. She had 4 husbands and three died quite mysteriously. She was accused of witchcraft by her kids and friends and escaped the night before she was to be burned on the stake. This was in ...

Beara Penninsula Drive and Onward to Kilkenny

A travel blog entry by timsandy

... tourists still trying to find their way out of some remote areas of the island.

For anyone wishing to drive through the Healy Pass here is a picture (not mine) of the twisty turny road through ...

Hen Party

A travel blog entry by rjknowltn


... of Ireland, Maynooth have been held there since 2002.

We finished off the day leisurely strolling through the cobblestone walkways throughout the town, stopping in at the many churches and boutiques. Tonight we chose to eat American, hamburgers at Eddie Rockets.

The train was quiet on the return trip home, giving us all the opportunity for a ...


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