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Between Dublin and Kinsale

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Between Dublin and Kinsale


I am trying to put our itinerary together for late March 2014. We are

staying in Dublin 1 night and instead of staying the 2nd as well I was

thinking that maybe we will get a car and drive to Glendalough and

the sites around there. We are staying our 3rd night in Kinsdale

so I would like to stay somewhere in between these locations

so we don't have any 5 hour drives. Any suggestions? Seems

that Kilkenny seems nice (although the castle is closed until April)

but that is still 176 miles away from Kinsale.



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1. Re: Between Dublin and Kinsale


Whichever way you slice the trip between Dublin and Kinsale, there'll be a long drive involved. Kilkenny is as good a place to break the journey as any; there's plenty of things to see (even in March), and for a top-notch dinner, you can zip over to the Sol restaurant in Thomastown.


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2. Re: Between Dublin and Kinsale

Depends on the Whole itinerary, how long you have and your interests.. The Castle is a Big draw for Kilkenny but there is a fair lot more around and about..Waterford is only 2 hours from Kinsale. Truth is there are lots of places with more options than Glendalough for a night.

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3. Re: Between Dublin and Kinsale

Kilkenny to Kinsale is 176 km, not 176 miles. That's a bit over 100 miles. It's still a long way, but not quite so bad.

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4. Re: Between Dublin and Kinsale

Hi, eastny,

I think you cannot go wrong with any of those choices. I don't know how much time you have altogether, but in two weeks upcoming we've got successive overnights set for each (Glendalough, Kilkenny, Kinsale with but one night as well for the Dublin area) this time. If you are restricted by time, there are clearly distinctions in what each of these three options provides.

With enough research, you can best for yourself determine what is compelling for inclusion on this particular trip. In my own case, I always strive to leave the most time for the west coast of Ireland regardless of all other considerations. For others, it might be completely different. It's all about wonderful choices.

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