Dining Out in Killarney

Penne Arrabiata

Killarney Restaurants We Checked and Where We Dined: Strolling through the streets of Killarney, we take the opportunity to check out a few restaurants to see where we might dine this evening.  We check out the Flesk Restaurant where we dined on our previous trip.  Peering through the window and from the weather-worn menu in […]

Irish Coffee at the Red Fox Inn – Glenbeigh

Irish Coffee at the Red Fox Inn

A Traditional Road House, Famous for its Irish Coffee: If you’re doing a coach tour of the Ring of Kerry, you will no doubt be making an early morning stop at the Red Fox Inn, midway between Killorglin and the scenic village of Glenbeigh. Most visitors touring the Ring of Kerry usually start from Killarney […]

Festivals – Galway Oyster Festival

Galway Oyster Festival

The World’s longest running oyster festival: My greatest disappointment with my two trips to Ireland is that I’ve never made it to the Galway International Oyster Festival, usually held in September to celebrate the start of the oyster season. I love oysters and Tony loves oysters and Guinness so this festival is really ideal for […]

Eating out on your Ireland holiday

The quaint looking Blue Door Restaurant

A Change in eating patterns Traditionally, the Irish start the day with a calorie-loaded Irish breakfast. This cooked breakfast can contain fried bacon, sausages, eggs (or boiled eggs), black and white pudding and tomatoes. It’s served with a couple of slices of home made soda bread. Dinner was the main meal and this was served […]