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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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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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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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West Clare is probably one of my most favourite places to visit but amazingly I had never ventured out towards Loop head or driven through some of the amazing villages along the penninsula. So on a cold but clear Monday morning I headed off from Tipperary towards Ennis. From Ennis you take the N68 towards...
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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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On a cold October day I made my way from Jervis street car park in Dublin city,  down the quays towards the CHQ building on Dublin’s Custom house quay. You may know the CHQ building from hosting the Christmas markets or Octoberfest in the past. In May this year a new exhibition was opened in...
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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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We are staying on the theme of things to do outside of Dublin city center this week. The day after the blog awards (feeling a bit ropey) we were blessed with a lovely late summers day in Dublin. As mentioned in last weeks blog we stayed in the Rochestown Lodge Hotel near Dun Laoghaire. The...
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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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Galway is one of those Counties where you could go for a holiday for a month and you still wouldn’t have seen all of its amazing attractions, scenery, beautiful towns, walks and so much more. I have a lot of friends in Galway and I was delighted when two of my fabulous Galway girls- Stephanie...
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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!!