Top 5 Family Friendly Festivals

Top 5 Family Friendly Festivals

Festivals geared towards families make for the best days out. It can be a music festival or farmers fair. No matter what, there is guaranteed fun awaiting you and your family and wonderful memories to be made. This year we see the return of some of our favourites...

Top 10 Outdoor Family Fun Days this Summer

Top 10 Outdoor Family Fun Days this Summer

The summer is almost upon us and it’s time to get our thinking caps on about where we would like to explore this year with the kids. Luckily for us, our small but exhaustive island is full to the brim of adventures. From dipping our toes into the water and learning a...

Cultural Customs in Ireland

Cultural Customs in Ireland

The Rose of Tralee, The Late Late Toy Show, St Patricks Day and the GAA are some of the most well-known modern Irish customs. The whole country almost comes to a standstill to cuddle around the fire together with popcorn as kids test out toys and challenge presenter...

Myths and Legends of St Patrick

Myths and Legends of St Patrick

There was a time when we celebrated St Patricks Day as a religious feast and celebration of the patron saint of Ireland. Over the centuries, that commemoration has expanded and evolved into celebrating the customs and traditions of the Irish and the Emerald Isle. Most...

Focus on Sligo Surf Experience

Focus on Sligo Surf Experience

Seamus Mc Goldrick (aka Shambles) will be no stranger to visitors to Strandhill in County Sligo. He will often be seen riding the waves of the Wild Atlantic Way, and encouraging and teaching others to do the same. Seamus grew up beneath the shadow of Queen Maeve's...

Dusting Off The Trainers This Spring

Dusting Off The Trainers This Spring

The days are getting brighter, the weather drier, and that cool air entices us outside when it’s just warm enough to get outdoors without bundling up. But even though the conditions may be perfect, dusting off the trainers after a long and dark winter can be easier...

Connemara National Park

Connemara National Park

A special place in rural County Galway. When to visit Connemara? There is no best time to visit Connemara, but be sure to check the weather forecast a few days beforehand to make sure you have clear skies. The scenery becomes more interesting when it is sunny and you...

10 Low Cost Hobby Suggestions For You To Try

10 Low Cost Hobby Suggestions For You To Try

Spending an afternoon indulging in our favourite hobby is one of the best ways to look after our mental health and boost our wellbeing. Our interests stretch our imagination and help us see the world in a new way, and encourage us to take time for ourselves. Hobbies...

10 Family Friendly Walks To Try In Ireland

10 Family Friendly Walks To Try In Ireland

We all have our favourit family walks.  We have included 10 suggestions here.  Please get in touch with your suggestions as we want to expand this list to cover family friendly walks all over the Island of Ireland.   1: River Dodder, Dublin One of the main rivers...

5 Reasons to Explore Ireland In Spring

5 Reasons to Explore Ireland In Spring

Spring is the season of renewal. Restoration and revival abound as new life appears, the days grow longer and the weather sweeter. We are all in desperate need of the freshness and newness of life after the hardships of this past long winter and where better to...