TripAdvisor Reviews Troysgate House Kilkenny
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... a lot on the tour about conditions for people making the voyage to the “New World.” I have read before about the food rations, cramped living quarters, and disease-filled ships, but it had a deeper impact feeling in person just how decrepit the conditions where. There was a whole exhibit about the potato hunger, history of immigration in Ireland, and the life that they would find in New York. Our only complaint was that we ...
... real castle once and part of the city defenses and city wall. The first part was built to defend against the Vikings who, not only discovered America, but also discovered that every village and Abbey in Ireland was like an ATM that gave precious gold and silver objects AND didn't charge interest! It's the gift that keeps on giving! Therefore, every village and town had their own fort and, in most cases, ...
... heading back into Kilkenny to explore for an hour. I went to Kilkenny Castle first. It was kinda cool. I was expecting more of a medieval feel since it claims to be a medieval town. However they are reconstructing it to look like it did in the 18th century. Not really medieval in my mind. It was worth a look all the same, I was just disappointed I couldn't take pictures inside. My favourite room was the picture gallery. I really enjoyed the painted arches that ...
... Maybe next time. It looks like the Gap of Dunloe, which we walked and the Connor Pass on the Dingle Pennisula which we drove.
Healey Pass twisty turny narrow road through the ...
... we now know how to play the banjo la dingaling ding ding ding ding. First pub we were in we were too scared to ask questions as we couldn't understand anything, then place after place it was very hillbilly but very friendly. Great experience. Matt even helped a local with a disposable BBQ. Matt is stoked you can do 120kmph (oh the small things) but still gets overtaken 9.30 and in bed working out a plan for tomorrow. Sleep will be wonderful ...
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