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From Killarney to Cork

The last destination on our journey through Ireland was Cork City in County Cork, which is the second largest city in Ireland. Here you’ll find a little bit of everything: lively city life, great food, lots of shopping, and plenty … Continue reading

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Worthwhile Sights in Killarney

After a long day of touring either the Ring of Dingle or the Ring of Kerry, you may want to do some more leisurely sightseeing. We chose to visit Ross Castle, which is close by and still quite well-preserved despite … Continue reading

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Killarney – Gateway to the Ring of Dingle

If you’ve chosen to see Ireland by car, as we did, one of the many worthwhile sights in the Killarney area is the Ring of Dingle. It’s not as well-known as its famous counterpart, the Ring of Kerry, but the … Continue reading

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Peaceful Beauty – The Loch Lein Country House Hotel

We chose Killarney as the next stop because it provided another excellent home base on our way to Cork, the final stop on the journey through Ireland. Little did we know that we could have easily spent more than 3 days … Continue reading

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From Galway to Killarney

You won’t lack for things to do in Galway… we happened to be there during the Galway Arts Festival week, which takes place every year in July. It features artists from around the world in every field of art–theater, dance, music, … Continue reading

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The g Hotel: Luxury That Won’t Break the Bank

The g Hotel in Galway was our absolute favorite of the five luxury hotels we stayed in. They proved their commitment to service even before we got there, when I discovered a mistake I’d made in my booking the week before the … Continue reading

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Thinking About a Trip to Ireland?

Of all the places I have visited over the years, Ireland is without question one of my absolute favorites. It’s every bit as gorgeous as postcards and movies portray, and although its reputation for constant rain is fairly accurate, the common perception that Irish food is bland and unappetizing … Continue reading

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