We have spent Thanksgiving in quite a few locations, but Ireland, how fantastic is that? This has been a trip of a lifetime and we still have a few more days left.
This morning we left Kinsale, a historic port and fishing town in County Cork, Ireland. There was an amazing sunrise there I caught right after breakfast.
We left Kinsale at 8:30 and headed to Kilkenny. Kilkenny is one of Ireland’s prettiest towns with cobblestone streets and old-world charm. While in Kilkenny, we were able to explore on our own. We visited Kilkenny Castle. We explored the streets and had lunch at Petronella…it was definitely a So Sarah type of eatery.
After we explored Kilkenny, we headed to Dublin where we had an orientation drive around the city to see the main sites, such as Trinity College, O’Connell Street and Grafton Street.
Once we arrived at the hotel (Hilton Garden Inn, Dublin), we went to check out the Samuel Beckett bridge.
Then we prepared for dinner and great fun (craic) at Taylor’s Three Rock for the Taylor’s Irish Night show.
What to expect at Taylor’s Irish Night
You will be served a delicious three course meal complete with Irish whiskey, wine/beer/soda and Irish coffee. You will then be entertained by Irish dancers and musicians.Be prepared for full participation! We were in the very front and hubby had to get up to dance with the dancers and then, oh then, we had a dancer dancing on our table. They call for quite a few volunteers and pick people out of the crowd too…so if you’re shy and want to sit back…you might want to position yourself towards the back of the room.
Keep in mind, we booked our vacation through Globus Tours and they booked all our tours and excursions…the link above is just for information if you are traveling on your own and would like to check it out.
Hopefully I will get the entire trip up on the blog soon!