Six Things to do in Connemara with Kids

– 1. Kylemore Abbey I was surprised how much we enjoyed Kylemore Abbey, we didn’t expect it to be nearly as child friendly or interesting for the kids as it was.  It was one of my five-year-old’s favourite things that we did on our holiday. I wrote its own blogpost…

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Body and Soul Festival 2015 with the Kids: Our Review

I’ll be honest, the day could have started better. We had jobs to do in the morning that we couldn’t reschedule but the tickets had been offered and we were taking them. We packed an overtired toddler, two over-excited boys and clothes for all weathers into the car and headed…

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A Wonderful Weekend in West Waterford 

  Last weekend, thanks to a very generous Granny who took the kids and a prize won nearly two years ago we had a child-free weekend away. It was glorious. We ate, we slept, we drank, we ate and we ate so much more. We were greedy for food, and…

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Our Electric Picnic 2014 (Take 2)

Here’s my second attempt at posting all about our family friendly Electric Picnic. The first one I didn’t mean to publish as it wasn’t finished but then I clicked “publish” by accident, so I deleted it. If you’re one of the couple of people who noticed and were devastated that…

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Where we stayed on holidays- Canon's Lane, Clifden

I didn’t intend to write a review of the house we rented for our holidays in Clifden, but it impressed us so much I really wanted to share. Canon’s Lane is a small crescent development overlooking a small green, a 5 minute walk from the centre of Clifden. The house…

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Days Out: Kylemore Abbey, Co. Galway

I admit I wasn’t convinced when I saw the flier for Kylemore Abbey in our holiday house. My immediate reaction was that it sounded boring, and that the kids wouldn’t like it. Then, I cast my prejudices aside and set about reading the brochure rather than just looking at the…

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A break with kids in Duncannon. Co. Wexford

I was born and raised in the tiny village of Duncannon on the Hook Peninsula in South West County Wexford. The village is on the beach, has a small fishing harbour and is dominated by a Fort that originally dates from the late 16th century (I worked there as a…

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Five things to do with kids in North Wexford

It’s coming up to holiday season, and since so many Irish people come to Wexford on their holidays I thought I’d share some things to do with the kids, whether you’re local or a tourist. Here’s five things that we love to do in North Wexford with our crew, have…

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