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16
Nov

Loop Head Penninsula, Co Clare

West Clare is probably one of my most favourite places to visit but amazingly I had never ventured out towards Loop head or driven through some of the amazing villages along the penninsula. So on a cold but clear Monday morning I headed off from Tipperary towards Ennis. From Ennis you take the N68 towards...
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11
Nov

St Oliver Plunketts Head- Drogheda, Co Louth

The evenings are getting darker, the weather colder but there are still plenty of places to go galavanting in Ireland. Me and Ali made a trip up to Co Louth last weekend to visit some of her family. After an epic fry up on the Sunday morning, Josh- a very enthusiastic 3 year old declared...
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03
Nov

Charles Fort, Kinsale, Co Cork

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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27
Oct

A Ghastly Galavant!

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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19
Oct

Epic Ireland, Dublin City

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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12
Oct

King Johns Castle, Limerick

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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05
Oct

An afternoon on Killiney Hill

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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28
Sep

A Walk to Sandycove

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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21
Sep

Blackrock Castle Observatory, Co Cork

 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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