Kinsale, Co. Cork

On the last evening in Cork we drove out to Kinsale. I didn’t know what it was like but we knew it was 30ish minutes from the hotel and it was harbour/beachy so we gave it a shot.

days like these

We arrived in the town and went to Dino’s for fish and chips (standard beachy holiday food isnt it?), was delicious and very reasonable, large portions with a lovely kids menu as well. After that we just drove.

I love, love, love, love LOVE piling all my kids in the car and going off to explore new places. Its just the sense of adventure. I long for great adventure, and new places, and expanding everyones view of the world a bit. It will come. IT WILL.

days like these

After driving country lanes and beautiful headland we landed upon Garretstown Strand. The sun was setting and it was breezy but it was just nice enough for a little tentative paddle and a play in the sand.



Then, magic happened and two horses came galloping along, right along the shore. Great excitement. I know one little pony mad 4 year old who would love to give that a go herself, in fact since being witness to this sunset beach trek Amelie has put in various requests for her own pony, brown short and called skip.



Horses riding in the surf, waves lapping the shore, sunset – if it wasn’t -20 we could almost have been in Barbados, alas summer in Ireland.

After watching the sun go down on the beach we bundled everyone in the car and headed back to Cork promising that if the sun was shining the next day we would return. Return we did, although the weather wasn’t as kind to us and lunch was another boot picnic in between sunny spells and dips in the ocean.

days like these

Days like these, beach days, or days with just a tiny bit of adventure and my crew are hands down the BEST. Days like these are the ones which everyone will remember.






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