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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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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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Some of you may know that we took a trip to Dublin a few weeks ago to the Littlewoods Ireland Blog awards. The awards were being held in the beautiful coastal town of Dun Laoghaire, so we decided to take advantage of our time in Dublin and we checked into the Rochestown Lodge Hotel. Any...
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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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Birr is a bustling little town in County Offaly just along the border with Tipperary. Its bursting with history and it is a designated heritage town. There’s beautiful Georgian architecture in the town along with plenty of old buildings and stories of a Hotel being set on fire in the early 1800’s! I have passed...
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I have been to the amazing National park in Glendalough a few times before but I have always traveled down the M50 for the turnoff into the Wicklow Mountains National Park. A friend of mine advised me the day before that traveling down the N81 from Dublin and through the Sally Gap was a lot...
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Kinvara is a beautiful little town in South Galway just along the border with County Clare. You may have passed it on your way to the Cliffs of Moher or driven through it on the way to Galway City. Its a town full of beautiful little craft shops and Gallerys, award winning Restaurants and of...
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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!!