Travel Blogs from Kilkenny
Visit the Waterford Crystal showroom. Drive to Kilkenny to see magnificent 13C castle. Continued to Dublin for two nights. Next morning, see elegant Georgian squares, Irish Presidents home, O'Connell Street and Customs House. Then visit Old Library of Trinity College to admire 8th century Book of Kells. Hotel ...
This morning we were both pretty relieved to be checking out of our noisy hostel in Dublin. We picked up our hire car & headed for Kilkenny. Our car was a little bigger than the one Dane wanted but it was not French so everything was okay! After driving on the right side of the road in in Sweden ...
... time in a hostel for at least half of us. I was actually very pleased with the hostel; it had a very nice mixture of old and modern and it seemed very hygienic. However, being the neurotic person I am, I covered every inch of my body when I went to bed and made sure to cover the pillow with my sweater so as not to make contact with the sheets and covers at any point during the night!
We arrived early afternoon on Saturday, and had a very ...
Today we headed out of Cork to the port town of Cobh, famous for a number of reasons 1.A STAGING POINT TO SEND CONVICTS TO AUSTRALIA
2 SENDING IRISH PEOPLE TO CANADA, USA AND AUSTRALIA BECAUSE OF THE POTATO FAMINE OF THE 1840/5 ..WHEN OVER 1 MILLION DIED.
3..THE POINT WHERE THE TITANIC SET OFF FROM ON ITS MAIDEN VOYAGE
Now a very quiet port'
There are 2 very good museums in the town, one devoted to the Titanic and the other the migrant ships for both "free ...
Back to the sea we go, except this time we didn't stop at the shores. Our last night in France was spent in the harbour town of Cherbourg. It is on the very tip of a peninsula in Normandy. The same peninsula that Utah and Omaha D-day beaches are on. There's not much to see in Cherbourg, except a couple of museums and of course, the sea. But Cherbourg was the place where we needed to be to catch the overnight ferry to Rosslare, Ireland! After having breakfast in bed while watching ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Troysgate House Kilkenny
Other places to stay in Kilkenny
College Road, Kilkenny | 3 star hotelfrom $93
- Fantastic service and friendly staff!!
- Look elsewhere
Dublin Road, Kilkenny | 5 star hotelfrom $143
- Lovely but lacking
- Lyrath Estate-great breakfast
- Bangers and mash
Castlecomer Road, Kilkenny | 4 star hotelfrom $103
Ormonde Street, Kilkenny | 4 star hotelfrom $107
- Pluses and Minuses
- Indifferent staff
Smithsland South, Kilkenny | 3 star hotelfrom $64
The Bridge, John Street, Kilkenny | 4 star hotelfrom $105
- Nice house, good location, restaurant with problems
- Great Location
- Excellent Every Year
John Street, Kilkenny | 3 star hotelfrom $89
1 Ormonde St, Kilkenny | 4 star hotelfrom $102
- Nice One Night Stand
- Central location but....
- Got a great deal through their website
Waterford Road, Kilkenny | Hotelfrom $68
11 Patrick St., Kilkenny | 4 star hotelfrom $105
Patrick Street, Kilkenny | 2 star hotelfrom $86
15-16 Vicar Street, Kilkenny | 3 star hotelfrom $90
69 John Street, Kilkenny | Hotelfrom $101
26 Patrick Street, Kilkenny | 3 star hotelfrom $104
Lower Patrick Street, Kilkenny | Hotelfrom $92
High Street, Kilkenny | Hotelfrom $30
Irishtown Street, Kilkenny | Hotelfrom $92