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Everyone should put aside at least one day a month to go walking with family and friends. Whether its a stroll around your local park, a walk on the beach, or a climb up a mountain. A few Sundays ago myself and 7 members of my family decided to climb up Slievenamon. The name comes...
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Happy New Year everyone! We are so excited here at Galavanting Ireland about 2017 and all the Galavant’s we have planned! Lots of us meet up over Christmas and New year with friends and family that we haven’t seen in a while. So last weekend I was really looking forward to meeting up with two...
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Since May we have been bringing you a different destination to visit or activity to experience every week. We have had so much fun discovering and exploring this amazing country of ours! So we have decided to compile a list of our favourite destinations of 2016 for you, so you can add them to your...
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Cork city is one of my favourite places to visit any time of the year. There is fantastic shopping, an array of bars and restaurants to choose from, the English Markets and some of Ireland’s best attractions. The city really comes alive around Christmas time and this year me and Ali took a wander into...
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Is it too soon to be talking about Christmas in November? I am definitely one of those people who thinks that Christmas should start on December 8th. Not the day after Halloween! However I might like to deny it, Christmas is definitely creeping up fast this year and most of us have a little someone...
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Last week we brought you a list of Ireland’s most haunted destinations. One such destination was Charles Fort in Kinsale, Co Cork. The fort is said to be haunted by the white lady, so where better for me and Ali to visit on all hallows eve than this amazing site of Irish history. Charles Fort...
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So for the week that’s in it we have decided to give you a list of the scariest places to go galavanting in Ireland. Ireland, as we all know, is a country rich in history and stories, so it’s no surprise that some of these stories are pretty frightening. If you are not a believer...
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Limerick is a mostly misunderstood city in my opinion. Hailed as a dangerous city in the past I think Limerick has come through that particular branding to emerge as one of Ireland’s most exciting cities that’s bursting with history, beautiful hotels, plenty of shopping, top class music venues and restaurants galore! One of the most...
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 Blackrock Castle observatory is situated along the River Lee outside Cork city in the suburb of Blackrock. It’s just a short 15 minute drive from Cork City center, so a perfect day trip to escape the hustle and bustle. This is not your conventional Irish castle but it boasts it’s fair share of history all...
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If like me, you aren’t the fittest of people but you love going for a walk of a Sunday or stretching your legs on your day off, then you need to check out the walking trails that the Glen of Aherlow in beautiful Tipperary has to offer. The Glen of Aherlow sits at the base...
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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!!