Ireland Seasons at Knocktopher Abbey is set in 17 acres of tranquil, mature parkland, near the historic city of Kilkenny and the delightful coast and countryside of southeastern Ireland. The resort consists of eight self-catering suites within the abbey itself, complete with genuine antiques, plus the adjacent coach house and stables have been converted into […]read more
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Ireland, the most westerly country in Europe, is a small island on which you are never more than an hour’s drive from the sea. It’s actually two countries in one. The northeast corner of the island, Northern Ireland, remains a part of the United Kingdom, while the Republic, with a population of only 3 million, has been independent since 1921. Dublin, the capital, is a thriving modern city. It’s a strikingly elegant city, too, a fact of which the Dubliners are well aware. Trinity College, Dublin Castle, and the magnificent public buildings and distinctive Georgian squares of the city have all been restored, allowing the elegance of the 18th century Dublin to emerge again after centuries of neglect.