Saturday November 28, 2020

A homegrown adventure

Ruth O’Connor is enchanted by the myriad delights of a trip through Kilkenny, Carlow and Cork

25th September, 2016
Cobhs seaside promenade overlooks Cork Harbour

‘You looked like you had an amazing time,” said friends on our return from our travels.

And it’s true ‒ our Instagram and Facebook feeds read like a proper Irish holiday album, with kids sitting on cannons and in front of castles, on city trains, kissing the Blarney Stone, posing beside miniature houses and being locked in a spooky cell in Cork City Gaol.

But it wasn’t just the kids who enjoyed...

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