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16
May

When to go Galavanting and where!

Little did we think 2 months ago, on the eve of our National holiday, that we would still be at home fighting the Corona virus in May. However there is light at the end of the tunnel and the government has given us a roadmap of when we might be able to get out there...
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27
Jan

Our top 5 things to do in Sligo- for FREE

Happy new year everyone. We started off our new year galavanting in the beautiful North West. Co Sligo is a favourite of ours and we wasted no time in searching out the best spots to visit that didn’t involve spending lots of money. Its January and lets be honest- we’re all broke! So here is...
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27
Jun

Our top 10 places to visit that are a 30 minute drive from Dublin!

The summer is on the way! If we even get a few weeks of sunshine this year we will be delighted. Last year we spent a lot of time in the car, in the scorching heat, on the way to a different destination every week. This year will probably be no different but we are...
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20
Mar

A trek up Knocknarea- Co Sligo

On a cold winters day last November we decided to head over to Sligo for the night. A small County in the West of Ireland that I always love visiting and that has so many beautiful spots to discover. One of these spots is Knocknarea- a hill looking out over the Atlantic with a large...
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25
Jan

The 4 peaks Challenge 2019

Happy 2019 everyone! We are really looking forward to another year of Galavanting and very excited about our first blog post of 2019. A little while ago I heard of a group of friends, all based in Co Meath, who had decided to climb the tallest peak in each province. Slieve Donard in County Down,...
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28
Mar

Grianán of Aileach, Co Donegal

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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14
Feb

Climbing the Sugar Loaf, Co Wicklow

If you have ever driven down the M50 and onto the M11 you can’t help but notice the towering peak of the Sugarloaf mountain to your right hand side. The Sugar Loaf stands at 500m tall so completely do able for all fitness levels. We haven’t been very active since before christmas so this was...
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14
Dec

Belfast International Christmas Markets

More Christmas markets! After all the craziness of the serious Christmas shopping is done, its nice to spend a few hours looking at the amazing gifts that Ireland has to offer in one of the many Christmas markets on offer at this time of year. Last week myself and Ali took the trip to Belfast to...
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30
Nov

Waterford Winterval

So its officially nearly Christmas! Is it just me or does it seem to be coming earlier and earlier every year? Waterford city is a really pretty city at any time of the year. With its cobbled streets, lovely shops and plenty of cosy pubs and restaurants it really is one of my favourite places...
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