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Conquering the Spinc

So, when I moved to Wicklow for work, people were always talking about ‘going for walks in Glendalough‘ and I assumed it was just St Kevin’s tower. Wrong! This pretty little nugget, nestled in the Wicklow countryside has stunning walks for every level of fitness. There are strolls around the lakes and a leisurely wander… Read More Conquering the Spinc

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Chasing waterfalls in Powerscourt, TLC style.

Oh it wouldn’t be Paddy’s weekend without a little rain. And true to form the clouds left the tap running, all.dam.weekend. Bring it on, weather. We are used to this and will enjoy our weekend, in spite of you. Powerscourt waterfall has been on my list for a while. I love Enniskerry and the Powerscourt… Read More Chasing waterfalls in Powerscourt, TLC style.

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How to spend a hygge weekend in Carlow

Hygge is the new cool. Sooo, obvs you’re doing it too, aren’t you? Here’s my post on enjoying hygge in…. Carlow. If hygge is life’s simple pleasures; good food, appreciating nature and indulging in plenty of what makes you happy, and you can do all of this just under two hours from Dublin, Why is… Read More How to spend a hygge weekend in Carlow

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Dusky Dublin views from Croke Park

‘When sky blue gets dark enough, To see the colours of the city lights. A trail of ruby red and diamond white Hits her like a sunrise.’ Views are goals. If, like me, you love rooftop locations and gazing across the city from atop your ivory coloured bar stool (beside the fake plastic shrubbery) then… Read More Dusky Dublin views from Croke Park

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Art in the woods

Get up, get uppppp!! Remember that new year’s resolution you made to get out in the fresh air more? Stop lazing the day away in bed, get in the car and check out Devil’s Glen outside Ashford, Co. Wicklow. Why is it called Devil’s Glen, does anyone know? I read somewhere that the roar of… Read More Art in the woods

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Fabulous foodie weekend in the West (of Ireland)

It’s January. It’s cold and wet and miserable. You have looked up flights but have no holidays to take so an overseas trip is out of the question. With no mini-breaks or holidays to look forward to you are at the edge and see no way of getting through the bleak midwinter. Do not despair, poppets… Read More Fabulous foodie weekend in the West (of Ireland)

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Out and about in the Wicklow Mountains

Let me start this post by saying I am not a hiker! Neither am I a trail runner but I wanted to share this post with you, to show you that there is plenty of fun to be had in the mountains for a total beginner, like me. I wanted to make the most of… Read More Out and about in the Wicklow Mountains