Days Out: Family Trip to the Saltee Islands

The Saltee Islands lie off the South Wexford coast, visible from Kilmore Quay and the main Wexford – Duncannon road. I’ve seen them regularly them since I was a child but they were like a mythical place to me that I’d never been to. We finally got there this summer,…

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Days Out: Colin Glen Gruffalo Trail, Belfast

BELFAST: Colin Glen Gruffalo Walk The Gruffalo walk at Colin Glen is a walk through a (deep dark) wood in Belfast. The walk is dotted with statues of characters from Julia Donaldson’s much-loved children’s book “The Gruffalo”. Crucially for young children they’re in the correct order. Follow the yellow footsteps…

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Wexford: Arthurstown to Duncannon Walking Trail with Kids

FAMILY DAYS OUT IN WEXFORD: ARTHURSTOWN- DUNCANNON COASTAL TRAIL  May 2021: This new trail isn’t fully completed yet but is open to the public. The coastal walk is due to the hard work of some locals, and it is really paying off attracting lots of visitors already. The path travels…

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Hotel Review: Yeats Country Hotel, Rosses Point, Sligo

We visit Sligo often, as my husband is from there so we have relatives to visit. Generally, we stay with them but this time we decided to book a hotel and have a little Sligo mini-break. After some googling and clicking we decided taking all factors into consideration to book…

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