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National Ploughing Championships 2014

The National Ploughing Championships is the place to be this year without a doubt!  It’s the 83rd year of this prestigious event and it is taking place in Stradbally, Co Laois from 23rd – 25th September. 

Posted: 27 Aug 2014 by Claire Regan | with 0 comments


Applecroft House Scone Recipe

Kathy with the help of her husband Don has been running Applecroft House Bed and Breakfast in Killarney for the past fifteen years. Kathy enjoys welcoming guests into her home and treating them to her delicious home-baking. Kathy is kindly sharing her popular scone recipe with us today.


Posted: 26 Aug 2014 by Claire Regan | with 0 comments


Laune Mountaineering Walking Festival

Laune Mountaineering Club are holding their inaugural Walking Festival in Killorglin Co Kerry on weekend 12th -14th  September 2014,  this is coinciding with the local festival Flavour of Killorglin which is a celebration of culinary delights of the Mid Kerry Region, with great food and entertainment for all visitors.

Posted: 25 Aug 2014 by Claire Regan | with 0 comments


What to do in Wicklow

County Wicklow attracts thousands of visitors each month and it’s crystal clear as to why. The County is famous for its dramatic beauty thanks to the rolling hills and valleys of the Wicklow Mountains. 

Posted: 22 Aug 2014 by Niall McKee | with 0 comments


Our cycle tour of Donegal

Making wishes at the Fairy Bridges at sunset with Ben Bulbin behind me and St John’s Point far in the distance. 500 km of Donegal’s rugged coastline lay in front of me and my bicycle. Bundoran, my childhood home was just the beginning. 

Posted: 19 Aug 2014 by Claire Regan | with 0 comments


Summer in Ireland

Growing up I definitely think I took summer in Ireland for granted. Home overlooked a scenic harbour, where summer days were spent crab fishing off the pier, taking boat rides and enjoying regular dips in the lapping waters.

Posted: 18 Aug 2014 by Claire Regan | with 0 comments


National Heritage Week 2014

National Heritage Week 2014 will run from August 23 - 31.  Many national and hundreds of local community organisations are running FREE events throughout the country with the theme ‘Family … generations exploring heritage together’.

Posted: 18 Aug 2014 by Mel Heron | with 0 comments


Meet your host | Miriam Barry

Meet Miriam Barry from The Old Bank B&B in Bruff, Co.Limerick Miriam, her husband Pat and family restored this historic banking town house as a 4 star B&B.

Posted: 15 Aug 2014 by Mel Heron | with 0 comments


The Rose of Tralee International Festival 2014

The World famous Rose of Tralee International Festival 2014 takes place from 15-19 August 2014.  It’s one of Ireland's largest and longest running festivals, celebrating 55 years this year!

Posted: 13 Aug 2014 by Mel Heron | with 0 comments


Top 5 things to do and see in Cork

Cork is Ireland’s biggest county and what a beautiful county it is! If your passion is history or natural scenic beauty, fine dining or adventure, Cork most definitely has it covered. 

Posted: 11 Aug 2014 by Claire Regan | with 0 comments


The Irish Pub Experience

Bob Dylan famously sang the line, ‘The times they are a changin’. So too is the Irish pub scene. What was once a smokey place with limited choice on tap is now a culture on the rise. The Irish pub experience like a fine wine, has improved with age.

Posted: 07 Aug 2014 by Niall McKee | with 0 comments


B&B Irelands Top places to visit in Mayo

There is so much to see and do in Mayo; with its breathtaking landscapes, beautiful beaches, historical homes, outdoor activities and 2 pilgrimage sites - there is something for everyone. 

Posted: 07 Aug 2014 by Mel Heron | with 0 comments


Cycle the quietest and most scenic roads in Europe on the Wild Atlantic Way

Nothing quite beats the wind in your hair and the open road in your sights, with the promise of a cosy bed and hearty meal in a nice bed and breakfast at the end of an active, healthy day outdoors. In fairness you are probably not going to cycle all 2500 kms of the longest coastal route in one trip, but you could easily do a couple of chunks and come back another time to sample the rest.

Posted: 06 Aug 2014 by Claire Regan | with 0 comments


Chocolate Chip Cookies

This is a really quick and easy recipe for Chocolate Chip Cookies. My daughter loves baking and so we enjoyed too many of them over the weekend. The only draw back to making these delicious cookies is that one batch is never enough as they are so darn tasty!

Posted: 05 Aug 2014 by Claire Regan | with 0 comments


What's On in Donegal

Looking to get a last minute holiday in before you say goodbye to the summer? It’s all happening in Co. Donegal for the month of August so there’s no better time to head West!

Posted: 01 Aug 2014 by Niall McKee | with 0 comments

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