The Quays Hotel

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

Loads of pics from a day in Kilkenny

A travel blog entry by moxiejo on Dec 03, 2014

28 photos

We had a crazy packed day today and we just got back to the hotel to drop our car off and catch a taxi back into town. Turns out, Wednesday night is the main music night of the week with traditional local music in all of the pubs! So, we're taxiing it to the pubs so we can drink and listen to music all night. I'll write more later, so for now, here are some highlighted pics from the day. AWESOME DAY! More to ...

We're in Ireland!!! YESSS!!!

A travel blog entry by moxiejo on Dec 02, 2014

14 photos

... city." It became prominent in the 1200's and still uses the old historic buildings today. We checked in to our hotel (which is a bit out of town), dropped our bags, drove into town, found a car park, and then walked around High Street area, which has 60 pubs, parliament buildings, fresh food markets, and shoppes. It is super awesome here! Very Medieval, awesome architecture, all cobble-stoned streets and tiny alleyways (they call them slips). ...

A Day in Kilkenny

A travel blog entry by ginni53 on Sep 11, 2014

1 comment, 40 photos

... All Ireland Final for Hurling. We saw a bit of it on TV: men with sticks wearing helmets, face masks and soccer shorts throwing a puck-like object up and down the field towards goals at the ends of the field. The scoring was indecipherable to us, but it came down to a draw. So at the end of September there will be a play off. Not certain ESPN knows yet.

After the castle, we strolled thru the town and found lunch at Cleere's: great soup ...

Hiking in Glendalough—an Uphill Trek

A travel blog entry by timsandy on Sep 13, 2013

... to the old ruins by the info center.

Round Tower and Graveyard.

St. Kevin's Kitchen (actually a Church)

Castles and Farms

A travel blog entry by juliannekatz on May 23, 2013

12 photos

... certainly don't give you the bird if you get in their way. Finally, we were off to explore the country!

Our first stop was Kilkenny, a very medieval town with a gorgeous castle that is its highlight. It is a darling little town and a great stop in Ireland. We ate a dinner of many tapas at the Zuni Townhouse- delicious! Totally recommend ...

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