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Top 10 in Mizen and Sheep’s Head Peninsula, Ireland

Spectacular Scenery – Fuschia covered lanes- Walks – Water sports – Islands – Food               Where is the West West Cork West Cork is a place apart with narrow lanes covered in red-flowered Fuschia bushes, hidden beaches, colourful villages and towns, piers for access to the islands and a […]

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Top 10 in Beara Peninsula, Ireland

Tourist Attractions in Beara Walking – Bere Island-Drive Healy Pass- Copper Mines – Artists-Sea Safari Where is the Beara Peninsula At the south west end of Ireland jutting out into the wild Atlantic lies the mountainous Beara Peninsula with Bantry Bay to the south and the Kenmare River to the north. The majority of the […]

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Skellig Boat Trip Options

Where is Skellig Michael in Ireland? The two Skellig Islands (Michael/Mor and Beag) are 12km (8 miles) off the coast of Kerry in the south-west of Ireland. Skellig Michael is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and both islands were made famous by the recent Star Wars films.  As recently pointed out by Conde Nast Traveller […]

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Irish Book Retailers Selling Online

In these days of ‘lockdown’, many of us are looking for ways to fill our time. Reading is one of the great pleasures for many of us but the question is how to get access to books as bookshops are currently closed.  I had planned to do a blog on the best bookshops in Ireland […]

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Restaurants in Cork offering Eat at Home

Restaurants in Cork city and county are re-opening, in a different way with Dine at Home menus. All operate on a booking system for food with a time slot for collection.  By supporting the local restaurants you are also supporting the producers of the area. Sage in Midelton is one of the restaurants offering some […]

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Food Producers who Deliver in Cork during COVID-19

Food Producers in Cork support Customers during Covid-19 During the COVID-19 Virus pandemic, farmers are still working and small artisan producers are still turning the raw ingredients into great food.  Farmers and producers are doing their best get products to consumers using a variety of methods such as: An online shop with local or nationwide delivery. […]

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Fuchsia in West Cork

Buying and Delivery of Garden Plants in Cork.

The Covid-19  travel restrictions have affected all of us and we at ActivityDays.ie  have got back to gardening in a big way. We have weeded the flower beds, pruned the fruit bushes, enriched the soil and moved plants. Whether you have a garden or a balcony you probably want to get growing – it’s a […]

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Ireland’s Top 10 Ancient Stone Sites

There are many places to visit to see ancient Ireland, with most of these gems of history free to access through scattered around the countryside. Here are the top 10 Ancient  Stone sites as you drive around Ireland. Take a tour around Ireland to see these Stone Circles and other ancient stone sites. The guides […]

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Best Pubs in Ireland – No 1 Munster

Ireland is famous for its pubs and there is a great range of places to visit. Some brewers and distilleries have been around for centuries; Guinness Brewery and the Jameson Experience in Dublin are among the best known. Many small artisan breweries and distilleries have opened up in the past 10 years. We have divided […]

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Cork- A Food Map

 A Food Map of the Wild Atlantic Way – Cork no. 1 This is the first of a series of Food Maps of places to eat along the Wild Atlantic Way, with details of Restaurants, Lunch stops, cafes, Food Shacks, Vegetarian options and Food Trails. Cork has many great places to eat in Cork city […]

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