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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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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 we are keeping along the theme of going Galavanting for less in Ireland this summer. Did you know that there are over 70 camping/caravan sites in Ireland. They range in price from €10 per unit to €50 per unit per night. Considerably lower than renting a holiday home or hotel room and lets face...
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A conversation that I have with friends and family more and more often these days is how expensive it is to go on a staycation in Ireland. Its so much cheaper to hop on a plane and head off somewhere sunny for the price of a few nights stay in a hotel in Ireland. Think how...
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Beautiful Donegal! One of Irelands most Northernly counties that is jammed packed with history, out of this world scenery, some of the worlds most beautiful beaches and Glenveagh National Park. Situated in the northern half of the county, in between Gweedore and Letterkenny, this beautiful National park spans 16,000 hectares of countryside. The Park takes...
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If the Causeway Coast in Northern Ireland is still on your bucket list then you should seriously think about adding a trip to Ireland’s most Northernly point. Rathlin Island. Situated just off the coast from Ballycastle in Co Antrim, this beautiful Island is just waiting to be discovered. On a Sunny Sunday morning myself, Mam and...
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So it was bound to happen! Torrential rain on a day we had planned to go Galavanting. We didn’t let the rain dampen our spirits though. Myself and Mam and my sister Kate loaded up the car on a dreary Monday hoping and praying that the forecast was a pack of lies and the sun...
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It would be a great wee country if we could roof it! We get some amazing days in Ireland but we also get some pretty wet ones also. So on those days when the weather might not be so nice I have compiled a list of places for you to visit. 10. Galway City Museum...
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County Monaghan is full of amazing places to visit. The beautiful Castle Leslie and its grounds, The Patrick Kavanagh centre in Iniskeen or the Tin Church in Laragh to name a few.  With the beautiful weather though last Monday, myself and Mam decided to make the short trip from Cavan to Lough Muckno. Lough Muckno...
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The Cuilcagh Mountain is the only mountain in Ireland that is situated in both Northern Ireland and the Republic. It is the highest point in both Cavan and Fermanagh and on a beuatiful sunny Monday a few weeks ago, myself and Mam decided to do the Cuilcagh Legnabrocky trail. I had heard lots of stories...
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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!!