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History
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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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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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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Named Ireland’s top tourist attraction in 2017 by the Irish Independent readers travel awards, a visit to the cliffs of Moher is definitely something you have to experience once in your lifetime. Situated along the amazing wild atlantic way, just outside Liscannor in Co Clare, these majestic cliffs rise up from the sea in such...
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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 never ceases to amaze me the beautiful walks and treks that our beautiful country has to offer. Last Monday I was leaving my sister Julie up to the airport for an evening flight and we decided we would do a walk before she left. I had never done the Bray to Greystones cliff walk...
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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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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!!