Waterford and Youghal

After checking out of our hotel in Kilkenny, our next destination was Cork –the airport hotel specifically.  When I researched the drive between Kilkenny and Cork, I made notes of several possible stops we could make along the way, depending… Read More ›

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  • Blarney Castle

    We made Blarney Castle our final destination of the trip because it is only about 30 minutes from our hotel at the airport.  We got an early start because the rental car was due back that afternoon. I was extra… Read More ›

  • Kilkenny

    After we left the Rock of Cashel, we had about an hour yet until we reached Kilkenny.   One of the reasons we chose Kilkenny was to see the castle there and I was pleased to find a hotel across the… Read More ›

  • Rock of Cashel

    We got up before Yvonne left for work to say “Thank you!” and “Goodbye.”  She probably wouldn’t want me to go on and on about it, but we very much appreciated her hospitality, her generosity, her chauffeuring skills, her cooking… Read More ›

  • Schull, Road Bowling and Bantry

    Schull, Bantry and Road Bowling This was the last day of our visit with Yvonne.  She suggested that we go to  Schull (pronounced Skull) for breakfast.  She knew of a place that made crepes.  They were huge! After we ate,… Read More ›

  • Mizen Head

    Yvonne is an avid walker and is really tuned in to weather in her area.  On good days, you can get a glimpse of the bay off in the distance from her dining room window.  On bad days, you don’t… Read More ›

  • Killarney National Park

    While visiting with Yvonne for the next few days, the plan was to play it by ear a bit –deciding where to go and what to see based on the weather and our moods. On Saturday when we woke up,… Read More ›