Enjoy A Great Day Out By Planning Ahead

Enjoy A Great Day Out By Planning Ahead

Delighted that Munster Express Newspaper las year featured our suggestions about planning ahead before you go exploring. Our tips include: Do your research - will you need a local guide? Wear suitable footwear.  Comfort over fashion. Invest in quality gear and layer...

Ceol agus Craic for the Sligo St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2023

Ceol agus Craic for the Sligo St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2023

The theme for this year's Sligo St Patrick's Day Parade has been announced! The theme will be “Ceol agus Craic”!  The idea is to both celebrate Sligos’ rich musical scene as well as encourage parade entrants to add some ‘Craic’ to their float designs! After last...

Homemade Gift Ideas for Christmas

Homemade Gift Ideas for Christmas

Receiving gifts at Christmas is quite nice, but giving presents is such a lovely thing to do and gives us a warm fuzzy feeling when the gift is well received. When you make the gift yourself, it's almost twice as nice.   Making your own gifts at Christmas is such...

A Slow Christmas this Year

A Slow Christmas this Year

Christmas, and the month long lead up to the festivities, can feel like a very tiring, mentally draining, and anxiety ridden four to six weeks. This year with all the uncertainty and financial pressures, it is the perfect year to lean into the art of slow living at...

10 Alternative Indoor Days Out With Kids

10 Alternative Indoor Days Out With Kids

Rainy days can put a stop to the best-laid plans and adventures. And while our teenagers would happily put their headphones on and curl up with their devices, a spot of rain doesn't mean we can't get out the front door. Here are our top ten indoor days out with the...

Alternative Christmas Experiences

Alternative Christmas Experiences

It’s quite easy to get stuck under the winter throw with the box of Roses on your lap, giving out to whoever left the wrappers in the box over Christmas. It’s a time to relax, unwind, and indulge after the parties, the excitement, and picking the tinsel out of your...

5 Hobbies For All The Family To Try In The Autumn

5 Hobbies For All The Family To Try In The Autumn

Autumn can be a tricky time of year. As kids settle back into school, they are more tired with the adjustment to new routines and schedules. The weather does not always play ball, and the cold begins to creep in. And we are juggling the usual familial roles without...

Pantomime time  Ireland 2022

Pantomime time Ireland 2022

Christmas season is not complete without a visit to at least one pantomime , a musical or a Christmas show. Some are running in December with others are running in or into January. Tis the season to enjoy a show! Check out our sample of shows on for 2022 and January...

Ten Family Attractions Within An Hour of Dublin

Ten Family Attractions Within An Hour of Dublin

If you intend to make Dublin your base this summer, don't forget all roads lead from the city. There is much to explore beyond the pale. We've dug deep and unearthed ten of the best family attractions to visit that are a comfortable hour or less from Dublin. 1: The...

Exploring Autumn in Ireland

Exploring Autumn in Ireland

Autumn is the season of intense and vibrant change. It brings darker and cooler nights, dew-soaked meadows, and foggy mornings that make the spider webs glisten. Its beauty is personified as we kick golden leaves along the pathways and toss helicopter seeds in the air...