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48 hours in Edinburgh

If you are looking for a city break with something of interest for all ages I’d really recommend Edinburgh. I’ve wanted to visit for a long time, for me it’s a place that ticks every box; cats, tunnels, ghosts, lights and food! I’m just back from there so I’ll tell you all about what I […]

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Milltown Woods, Lurganboy, Leitrim

The River Bonet runs through these woods and it’s just so peaceful walking around there, listening to the water rushing and the birds singing. There are several walkways, some uphill where you see bluebells and some fairly flat so suitable for all levels of fitness. In among the bluebells I saw a white one, it’s […]

The Dark Hedges and Beyond

I’ve wanted to go to The Dark Hedges for years – before it was made famous in the Game of Thrones. Last week I finally got there. I woke up at 2.30 am and was ready to set off when Andy decided he’d come with me. He hadn’t yet been to bed! So off we […]

Bundoran Highlights for 2019

Bundoran is a buzzing, seaside town in Co. Donegal and well worth a visit for people of all ages. Here are some of the event highlights for 2019. St Patrick’s Day parade – March 17th 3:30pm The annual parade attracts well over 400 participants each year as well as up to 10,000 spectators to the […]

Enniskillen Taste Experience

A new experience has just launched in Enniskillen and this is one you really don’t want to miss. It’s the Enniskillen Taste Experience. I was invited along to try this for myself and here’s a brief outline of my day. You will be hungry reading this. The start of the experience is Enniskillen Castle, on […]

Ireland’s Smallest Bookstore

I love finding unusual places in Ireland and this one has been on my list to pop into many times.  I finally called in today and had a lovely chat with Mary – The Book Lady. Mary is the proud owner of the smallest book shop in Ireland.