Kinsale July 30th 2012 July 30 Kinsale - I caught the 252 bus at 1030 out of Parnell Place bus station to Kinsale. The 249 bus wasn’t leaving till 11:45. It was a short bus ride with its only other stop being the Cork Airport. I asked the bus driver to drop me off at the Dempsey Hostel outside of Kinsale and he said OK. The hostel is next to a Texaco gas station and store and so he let me off there.
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Europe » Ireland » County Cork » Kinsale Celtic tribes arrived on the island between 600-150 B.C. Invasions by Norsemen that began in the late 8th century were finally ended when King Brian BORU defeated the Danes in 1014. English invasions began in the 12th century and set off more than se... ... read more
I am a sojourner, that is my occupation, that is what I do. I took Early Retirement in December 2010 and never looked back. I have taken several trips while on vacations around the US and to Europe while I was working but now can travel full time if I wish. Since I retired I have been visiting or revisiting many of my favorite locations in the US and then revisiting many of my favorite locations in Europe at a more leisurely pace, blogging all the way. When I post a blog I try and provide some practical and useful information on the location I visit in the blog for the frugal/budget travele... full info