Guinness is from Cashel? | Traveling in Ireland Podcast Episode 167

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While most people associate Guinness with Dublin, it was a happy ‘accident' in Cashel, County Tipperary, that was the beginning of ‘the black stuff'.

It all started with some burnt hops and money from an Archbishop…

Hops Garden, Cashel Palace, Rock of Cashel

Thanks to John Long from Cashel Palace for sharing this interesting bit of ‘hidden' Irish history!

From Cashel to Dublin via Abbeyleix

Seaweed bath, Cashel Palace, Ireland

For an ‘only in Ireland' experience be sure to try a seaweed bath. Moisturizing, detoxifying, relaxing. And the experience at Cashel Palace is second to none.

Morrissey's Pub, Abbeyleix, County Laois

If you are searching for a ‘real' traditional Irish pub be sure to stop into Morrissey's Pub in Abbeyleix. Enjoy a pint – and a story.

I truly believe the ‘pass thru' county of Laois will be one of the next ‘discoveries' in Irish tourism.

Jody Halsted
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