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 ...
... into the Republic of Ireland and euros and kms. Due to a couple of road diversions,a wrong turn ( well worth it just to see roads full of massive homes with beautiful gardens) & dodging a tractor or two we reached our destination of Falcarragh & checked into our gorgeous B&B Lios An Easa run by the lovely Eileen. We then went for dinner with Susan & Ann's cousin Noreen her husband Tom and ...
Turning into Molls Gap we headed over the mountains towards Kenmare and the start of the Beara Drive. We had decided not to drive through the Healy Pass over the mountains down the center of ...
... The activity lasted about an hour and at the end every person received a certificate commemorating the class. Damian was also selling drums and CD’s of his band. We decided to purchase a CD (support local music people!). Even though I have some experience playing the drum, I still had fun taking the class. If anything, it helped boost my confidence and I’m ready to play in a session once we find one, which will probably be happening tomorrow.
... out for about two hours, then went off again in search for an early bird dinner, meaning less money spent for more food. I found a Mexican restaurant (yay!) that was hardly Mexican (boo). All you Southern Californians, feel for me. Chicken and onions in tomato sauce wrapped in a flour tortilla and toasted is not a burrito, folks. Tasty, but wrong. I’ll give you points for trying, though.
One of my housemates lives about a half ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Troysgate House Kilkenny
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
Ormonde Rd, Kilkenny | Hotelfrom $93
Irishtown Street, Kilkenny | Hotelfrom $92