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Just outside Killarney town, on the road to the Gap of Dunloe and Carrauntoohil, you will find the parish of Fossa. Its from here that you have glorious views of the McGillicuddy reeks, beautiful walks and fabulous accommodation- The Innisfallen Hotel. Situated just 4km outside Killarney the hotel is ideally located for those who want...
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Along the western shores of beautiful County Mayo you will find Ireland’s largest and most accessible Island. I’m nearly ashamed to say that this was my first visit to Achill but I will most certainly be back. We were travelling from Ballina that morning and we took the N59 west to make our way down...
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County Mayo is fast becoming my favourite place to go Galavanting in Ireland. There are so many towns and small villages to visit, coastal walks waiting to be discovered and some of the friendliest people you will ever meet. On Easter Monday myself and Ali were visiting the town of Westport and we were sure...
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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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If you’re looking for castles then look no further. Ireland is a country rich in history and you can’t go very far without seeing beautiful turrets on the skyline. There are hundreds of castles in various states of repair in Ireland but these are the top ten that you must visit! Cabra Castle Cabra castle...
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Our last stop on our Mayo adventure was the beautiful little village of Mulranny in Co Mayo. It has a magnificent location on the North West corner of Clew bay. We had come from the North coast of Mayo down towards Mulranny on the N59 and when we reached the town we were greeting by...
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So if you were following us last week we had just spent a lovely night in the fabulous Great National Hotel Ballina. After a huge breakfast (there was a lot of toast consumed!) we bid farewell to the lovely staff at the hotel after they gave us some great recommendations for the day! So we...
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So after a little break from the Galavanting over Christmas we are back at it again! I was lucky enough to have my beautiful sister Julie home for a few weeks in early February so myself and Mam decided we would take advantage of her company and go for a wee galavant to Mayo! We...
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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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Its beginning to look a lot like Christmas! And nowhere more so than in Galway city. Galway is usually one of the first cities to kick off the markets and this year the festive stalls opened on the 18th November. It’s also one of the only city markets in Ireland that stays open continuously up...
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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!!