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Action Packed Weekend with Friends Bantry and Beara

Action-Packed 2 Days in Bantry and Beara   Have an action-packed few days in Beara and Bantry. Book your accommodation and let us know what activity you would like to take part in. This trip is more suited to adults as the night kayaks, taking a max of 8 people.  Traveling in 2 cars to enjoy […]

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Best Donegal Beaches- Wild Atlantic Way

Outdoors is best for Family Holidays in 2021

Planning the family holiday for Ireland in 2021 has never been so complicated, but one thing for sure is we will be staying in Ireland.  Covid-19 has ensured that we will be staying in Ireland this summer and we want to help you plan that summer holiday in the outdoors.  1 Get Ready for Holidays […]

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Best in Dublin

Dublin Top 10 – Parks and Gardens

Dublin Top 10 – Parks & Gardens Ireland’s damp climate is a great advantage to gardeners and many Irish people are proud of their green fingers. The country has lots of public gardens which are a huge draw for garden lovers or just for recreation. Dublin has no shortage of  beautiful public gardens, mainly a […]

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Best Walks Dingle

Best Dingle and North Kerry Walks – Kerry

Kerry Loop Walks The Dingle Peninsula has scenery to rival any in Ireland and has a number of excellent walking routes.  North Kerry also has some very good walks, mainly of the easy to moderate variety, some of which are well suited to families. We have blogs on other walks in Kerry as well as […]

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Best Walks Kerry

Fact Sheet Ireland

 Fact Sheet on  Vital Statistics 2021 1. Area. The island of Ireland is 84,421 sq km, The Republic of Ireland is 70,280 sq km, The Republic is 486km long and 275km wide.   2  Capital of Ireland Dublin is Ireland’s capital.   3.   Other Main Cities Cork in the south is the second city, Limerick […]

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Best in Donegal

Best Donegal Fact Sheet

Donegal County Donegal in the province of Ulster is the most northerly county in the Republic of Ireland and shares a border with Northern Ireland. It’s known for its wild rugged beauty and its extensive coastline forms a key part of the Wild Atlantic Way with some of Ireland’s best surfing. The Slieve League cliffs […]

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Best Dublin Museums

Dublin Top 10 – Literature Dublin

Dublin Top 10 – Literature Dublin Ireland has  a great literary tradition and has produced many writers over the years, whether in fiction, drama or poetry. Famous names from the past include Jonathan Swift, James Joyce, W. B. Yeats and Oscar Wilde,   while more recent names include Edna O’Brien, Seamus Heaney,  Maeve Binchy and Roddy […]

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Best in Dublin

Dublin Top 10 -Museums

Dublin Top 10 Museums Dublin is well served with a number of excellent museums which cover various facets of Ireland’s heritage over the millennia. Most of the following are in the city centre and it would be easy enough to visit a few of them in one day. Those outside the centre are served by […]

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Music Festivals in Ireland – History – Part 3.

History of Music Festivals, Ireland  – Musicians- Bands played-U2- Thin Lizzy – Chieftans- Rory Gallaher.   Ireland has a great range of festivals held mainly in the summer months. These festivals have grown from a music base of festivals since the 1970’s.  This piece looks at the development of the festival in Ireland as we […]

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Best Walks Kerry

Kerry Hikes and Longer Walks

Kerry Hikes and Longer Walks  Kerry has Ireland’s highest mountains and to climb as safely as possible a guide is strongly recommended. These walks are longer, much more difficult and strenuous and need a high level of fitness, suitable footwear, clothing and planning to do complete safely. Contact us for guides as they need to […]

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