The Quays Hotel

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


A travel blog entry by harrislazarus on Jun 10, 2015

... get settled. I drop my things off and then hear noise in the kitchen. More Canadians. I introduce myself and they invite me to play cards. We get a couple of games of Rummy in, then excuse myself as I desperately needed a shower. We make plans to meet up later and head to the pub. Fast forward to meet up time: we are waiting in the kitchen to leave when we spot a French girl sitting alone, so we invite her to tag along. I quickly realized how poor my ...

Mists of Kilkenny

A travel blog entry by patrick_h on Nov 20, 2014

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We went to bed in Waterford amidst a massive rainstorm that lasted the day. We woke up to clear blue skies without a single cloud to be seen. Taking in the crisp morning air, we hopped on train to Kilkenny. The train drove us straight into a cloud, with thick fogs and mist engulfing Kilkenny the entire day. I don't mind the fog though, ...

From the Wild Atlantic Way to Kilkenny.

A travel blog entry by narabouts on May 18, 2014

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... of which had guided us round the South West Peninsulas. We made our first stop in Mallow, after being diverted halfway round the town by roadworks. Being a Sunday, we didn't expect any coffee shops to be open, but then we rounded a corner and there in front of us was Costa Coffee and two convenient parking spaces! Chris was in seventh heaven! We were all hungry by then and ended up having toasted tea cakes and ...

Churches, castles and stone circles

A travel blog entry by karliengossross on Mar 17, 2013

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... gives access to Ballymoon castle near Bagenalstown- a ruin built in the 14th century. The castle – with a huge courtyard, surrounded by granite walls, about 2,5 m thick and 8 m high. Square towers on three sides of the walls and a formidable gatehouse is the feature of the fourth. The courtyard is now bare, but you can still see that it must have ...

Shakespeare Meets West Africa

A travel blog entry by melepua on Aug 15, 2012

... hostel for some snoozes on the couch in the common room. Then I mosied back to meet my housemate (whose text message read, “I feel like a pig shat in my head”) for a daytime concert by Steve Cooney, a guitarist extraordinaire from Australia and one of the many amazing musicians who have been involved with UL. But alas, Cooney’s concert was sold out. So instead we mosied to the castle to watch an interesting video exhibit before I ...

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