Kilkenny Castle and Cathedral (with scary tower) June 12th 2017 Up and out at 8:30 with another couple in tow, heading for Kilkenny. Made it through the roundabouts, into the city, and caught a parking space on the street right next to the castle!
The Castle has three of its original four towers still intact, as well as a beautiful rose garden. The contents were all auctioned off when the Butlers went bankrupt so the OPM have found items "of the times". Dur ... read more
Europe » Ireland » County Kilkenny » Kilkenny 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
This started for us to blog about India in 2008 and has been used several times since. Sue went to China in 2011 and helped the girls move around the Southeast in 2012. We'll keep using it to capture pictures and travels!
Then: Ireland and the Isle of Man, summer 2017, bicycling in NYC with Road Scholars in Sept 2018, the Panama Canal, again with Road Scholars, March 2019!
Since we’ve survived Covid-19 and Mike’s lymphoma, and Sue's retired, we’re planning to return to Ireland and the Isle of Man in April/May 2023!... full info