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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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03
Nov

The New Slane Distillery

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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25
Oct

Farmaphobia- A scare at Halloween!

Last week we had the pleasure of visiting a beautiful farm outside of Athboy in Co Meath. Causey farm is run by the Murtagh family and has been welcoming guests of all ages over the past number of years. They offer hen party packages, summer camps, team building, the Causey Christmas experience and of course...
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15
Sep

Inis Mór, Aran Islands

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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09
Aug

The Cliffs of Moher

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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02
Aug

A trek up Diamond Hill, Connemara, Co Galway

Last Sunday was reek Sunday at Croagh Patrick. Instead of joining the hundreds of people on this epic climb, myself and two of my very best friends, Steph and James, decided to scale the amazing Diamond Hill in Connemara. From Galway city we took the N59 all the way out to Clifden and then followed...
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