Foulksrath Castle – Ireland's oldest hostel

Foulksrath Castle, near Kilkenny, IrelandFrom the travel diary: Dec 16 (some years ago) – Monday: Kilkenny, Ireland After a big breakfast I walk down to the railway station and take the train to Thomastown, named centuries ago after Anthony Fitz Thomas. I grew up in Thomastown, Victoria, Australia … [Read more...]

Tour Routes in Ireland

Where to go on your Irish trip A Suggested Route for a Comprehensive Irish Tour Ireland has more than enough places of interest to stand on its own as a tour destination, but it is often combined with England and/or Scotland in Europe tour itineraries. The following tour route is … [Read more...]