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Edinburgh Getaway

By jen - Last updated: Thursday, August 2, 2012

Scotland is famous for many things, kilts, haggis, the Lochness monster, the highlands and Castles to name a few. Scotland is steeped in history and is the perfect destination to explore the castles, ruins and battle fields of the high kings of Scotland. Edinburgh is one of the main cities in Scotland and offers a […]

Hotel Inspector Reviews – Lyrath Estate Hotel, Kilkenny

By jen - Last updated: Wednesday, December 1, 2010

3 facts (did you know)?   1.                 Inhabitants of Kilkenny are often referred to as “Kilkenny Cats”, this phrase is also used to describe the Kilkenny Hurling Team, one of the strongest in the country. 2.                 Kilkenny Castle was first built in the 13th century to guard the crossing of the River Nore.  3.                 Lyrath […]