Europe, Ireland, Uncategorized

Sligo Photo Diary – Wild Atlantic Way Adventures

Ireland is a stunner of a country. I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again. Even when it is at its wildest with vertical rain cascading down (seemingly trying to get in the window) there is a beauty there. On a recent trip to Sligo, on the west coast, I explored areas I had… Read More Sligo Photo Diary – Wild Atlantic Way Adventures

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Five go reminiscing on Sherkin Island

Did you succumb to the charm of Enid Blyton when you were growing up? Was your childhood literature like mine and littered with references to boarding school hijinx, a lad called Moonface who lived in a Magic Faraway tree or explorations with close friends resulting in, frankly, perilous adventures? If so then Sherkin Island is… Read More Five go reminiscing on Sherkin Island

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Dingle Staycation

The Dingle Peninsula is a beauty to behold. The entire Kerry Kingdom is really. So if a sunny weekend should crop up and you are hankering for a getaway, look no further than this staycation destination. Yes, Ireland can be pricey and yes we don’t always get the weather for outdoorsy stuff but when the… Read More Dingle Staycation

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Top Tips for a Skellig Islands Visit

I have had the Skellig Islands on my to-do list for years but as other more ‘exotic’ locations cropped up that demanded my attention the islands fell a little further down the list. To my shame. So when a friend of mine came over from the States to do an Ireland road trip and mentioned… Read More Top Tips for a Skellig Islands Visit

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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)