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Galavanting Ireland
Its Friday, the sun is out, spring is in the air…. and we are still in lockdown! This week we heard the news that it could be mid summer (whenever that is!) before hospitality reopens again! We are all wishing for a quicker re-opening, especially the 270,000 of us that work in the sector. But...
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Our top 5 Self Catering Getaways On this weeks breakaway weekly list we are focusing on self catering breaks in Ireland. An ideal option for a family, group of friends or just a romantic night away with the two of you. While doing the research for this weeks blog I was shocked at some of...
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The last ten months have been pretty horrendous. Not knowing when to plan to go for a break away, sick of home schooling, sick of just being at home! As a nation we love our sun holidays- hopping on a plane and getting a week of lying on the beach, sipping pre dinner cocktails on...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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!!