Ivyleigh House

Address: Bank Place, Church Street, Portlaoise, County Laoighis, Ireland | Inn
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This inn, located on Bank Place, Church Street, Portlaoise, is near Rock of Dunamase and Donaghmore Famine Workhouse Museum.
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    A travel blog entry by harrislazarus on Jun 10, 2015

    ... Kilkenny native, two Spaniards, and two Englishmen (insert joke here). He keeps the bar open past closing time to serve us. A little bit later a young Irish couple walks in, and now we're cramped in there like sardines in a can. We end up singing songs from our native countries, and have the debate as to whether Justin Bieber is Canadian or American. I point out the fact that he is now American since the Olympic bet was that the loser between American ...

    Day 21

    A travel blog entry by britt.mark on Apr 24, 2013

    2 comments, 9 photos

    ... who restored it with millions of pounds and a passion that is still apparent. To finish the whole thing off he handed it over to the Irish State in 1999. Not bad for a Pom.

    The house has the most breathtaking domed rotunda room as you enter what looks like a fairly normal door. One of the best houses so far and our last use of the OPW card.

    For those who will remember, the Office of ...


    A travel blog entry by silja on Jul 29, 2011

    10 photos

    ... we were there. They were a really fun crowd, and we made plans to visit one of them (Leona) when we pass through Limerick next weekend.
    After two nights in Kilkenny, we took a train down to Cork, Ireland's second-biggest city. Cork looked like it'd be a really nice town to spend a couple days, but we only spent one night there since we really wanted to get to the West coast. The next day, we visited Blarney castle, home of ...

    Have a little Faith

    A travel blog entry by shannaenealy on Jul 18, 2010

    5 photos

    ... it was an adventure...
    We left Dublin and stopped in Kilkenny to see Kilkenny Castle! A nicely restored castle with beautiful grounds. It was owned by the Butler family and was furnished as it was in Victorian times. We looked around town a little but had to move on toward Poulmucka and Farrenwick Country House, our destination for the ...

    Catching up

    A travel blog entry by doylefamily on Jun 19, 2010

    1 comment

    Finally, we are in hotels with internet access. I've got a couple of days to catch up and then we should be up to date sometime tomorrow evening when we land in Dublin.

    Wednesday morning

    Greetings All! We survived our trip to the Skellig Islands yesterday. It was a great day, until the end. More on that in a minute.

    Today I thought we were scheduled for our kayak tour of the Lakes of Killarney. We got up early and ...