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Galavanting Ireland
The summer is on the way! If we even get a few weeks of sunshine this year we will be delighted. Last year we spent a lot of time in the car, in the scorching heat, on the way to a different destination every week. This year will probably be no different but we are...
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On a cold winters day last November we decided to head over to Sligo for the night. A small County in the West of Ireland that I always love visiting and that has so many beautiful spots to discover. One of these spots is Knocknarea- a hill looking out over the Atlantic with a large...
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Happy 2019 everyone! We are really looking forward to another year of Galavanting and very excited about our first blog post of 2019. A little while ago I heard of a group of friends, all based in Co Meath, who had decided to climb the tallest peak in each province. Slieve Donard in County Down,...
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Did you ever stand somewhere and just take in the scenery around you and wonder what it would have been like for our ancestors who would have stood in the exact same spot hundreds of years ago. Grianán of Aileach is a stone hillfort situated at the gateway to the Inishowen Penninsula in Co Donegal....
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If you have ever driven down the M50 and onto the M11 you can’t help but notice the towering peak of the Sugarloaf mountain to your right hand side. The Sugar Loaf stands at 500m tall so completely do able for all fitness levels. We haven’t been very active since before christmas so this was...
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More Christmas markets! After all the craziness of the serious Christmas shopping is done, its nice to spend a few hours looking at the amazing gifts that Ireland has to offer in one of the many Christmas markets on offer at this time of year. Last week myself and Ali took the trip to Belfast to...
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So its officially nearly Christmas! Is it just me or does it seem to be coming earlier and earlier every year? Waterford city is a really pretty city at any time of the year. With its cobbled streets, lovely shops and plenty of cosy pubs and restaurants it really is one of my favourite places...
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On a crisp Autumn morning myself and a colleague of mine from work headed through the fog over to Slane in Co Meath. Just before you come into the village on the N51 you come upon Slane Castle Demesne. For any of you who attended any of the concerts over the last 30 years this...
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Last week we had the pleasure of visiting a beautiful farm outside of Athboy in Co Meath. Causey farm is run by the Murtagh family and has been welcoming guests of all ages over the past number of years. They offer hen party packages, summer camps, team building, the Causey Christmas experience and of course...
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The Aran Islands is one of those places that must be on your bucket list if you haven’t visited already. National Geographic voted the Islands as one of the worlds top Island destinations- and they know a thing or two about destinations. Situated just off the coast of Galway and Clare the Islands are made...
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What We’re About

Every week I will endeavour to bring you a new place in Ireland to visit, whether its a day trip, an overnight stay or just an experience that’s not to be missed. So are you ready? Lets go GALAVANTING!!