Mention Kells to anyone visiting Ireland and their thoughts move immediately to the Book of Kells, now housed at Trinity College in Dublin. The famous book is associated with Kells, a heritage town in County Meath, not the beautiful medieval priory we visited in County Kilkenny. We first ‘discovered’ Kells in 2005, having gotten lost […]
Our first stop as we explored County Kilkenny was Jerpoint Abbey. Located near Thomastown, just south of Kilkenny, you really can’t miss it as it nestles up to a curve of the N9 (a major roadway). We received a great lesson on the history of Jerpoint Abbey from Sheila in the interpretive center- be sure to […]
It can be tough to plan an Ireland itinerary for your family. So many places to see, so many things to do! In this article, written for Pit Stops for Kids, I created a 2 week Ireland itinerary designed for families who enjoy a little adventure- but need to stick to a budget. Ireland Road […]
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