Holidaying around Gorey with Kids (2015 edition)

I was recently asked by a parent of two kids aged 4 and 6 for holiday recommendations for their upcoming holiday in the area. She got me on a good day and I sent her a long email with my list, I didn’t realise quite how long until I stopped typing.…

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Six Things to do in Connemara with Kids

–   Six Things to Do in Connemara with Kids. In 2014 we spent two weeks in Connemara as our family holiday. Our kids were 1, 3 and 5 and we rented this house in Clifden. 1. Kylemore Abbey I was surprised how much we enjoyed Kylemore Abbey, we didn’t…

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Holidays with Kids: A good kind of different

  Our last “proper” family holiday was in sunny Italy  in 2012. Last year we had 2 night break in West Cork with a tiny baby, and this year we’d decided to stay in Ireland again and to head west to Connemara. (I have a lot more on that to share…

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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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