This morning we were off to the south west, after our first two nights in Kinvara in County Galway. Liz fell in love with Kinvara, and said that she could have stayed there a lot longer, but most people feel that way about this lovely harbour town. Our destination today was Killarney, another most popular town, and one i know that Liz and Mike will also love and enjoy over the next few days, as we are to spend four nights there, touring some of Ireland's most beautiful countryside.
Killarney's beautiful cathedral, where there were mass burials during the worst years of the tragic famine in the eighteen hundreds
A view from the altar, inside the cathedral.
One of the side chapels inside this beautiful church.
Well, if you are planning on touring the Ring of Kerry while in Killarney, maybe you might consider allowing someone like me to do the driving for you.
You can also visit the famous Muckross house where Queen Victoria stayed during her visit to Killarney.
Our first stop on our way to Killarney, was in the quaint, and most popular town of Adare, famous for its old thatched cottages, and this magnificent 13th century church,
which was built by the Trinitarian order of priests.
Here we have Mike and Liz, with some of the thatched cottages in the background. I am pleased to say that they brought the sunshine with them.
Our first view of the mountains, and the peninsulas, as we stopped for this photo on the hillside near Castleisland, close to Killarney.
On reaching Killarney today, it was time to relax , and after a lovely feed of fish and chips, and mushy peas, in Quinlan's restaurant, i left them to enjoy the shops and local area.
This once again was a really nice day, and i look forward to showing my new friends so much more of the beautiful south west over the next few days.
Thank you for the comments you have sent' and the best wishes from friends of Liz and Mike. They also send their greetings to you, and invite you to follow along on their tour.
More tomorrow as we head for the wonderful Dingle peninsula.