Ireland

A Weekend in Westport

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Just a couple of weeks ago, I had the pleasure of visiting Westport, Co Mayo for the very first time. Westport, located in the West of Ireland is a quaint Irish town that’s known for its friendly welcome, its lively Irish pubs and its access to Croagh Patrick. My two night stay was jam-packed and so much fun. I enjoyed ...

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Ballygally Castle Hotel, a Causeway Coast Gem

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I’d never been to the Causeway Coast in Northern Ireland and even though its been on my bucket list for so long, I just never seemed to make the trip. Just a couple of weeks ago though, we finally packed up the car and headed on a scenic road trip adventure and I have now found, my new favourite part ...

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Cork City Gaol – A Cork City Must See

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I love old buildings, I love Irish history and I am always intrigued with times gone past. On our recent trip to Cork City, we were invited to explore one of Cork’s top attractions, the Cork City Gaol and we loved it. Perched high above the city along Convent Avenue on Sunday’s Well, the Gaol looks over the city of Cork. ...

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Clayton Hotel Cork City Review – The Perfect Cork City Hotel

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After a really quiet 2016, my other half and I decided that we needed a little break from wedding planning and so we decided to book a trip to Cork. Cork has always been one of our favourite cities and it was an easy choice when we were deciding where to go. And, after taking to Twitter to get some recommendations ...

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Discovering Ireland’s Ancient East – Wexford

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Staycations, the perfect opportunity to explore a part of your home country you may not have been before. I’m normally not a staycation kind of gal but this year I was and we decided to explore some of Ireland’s Ancient East on our holidays and so we headed for Wexford! I could talk all about the amazing places we saw ...

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Discovering Ireland’s Oldest City – Waterford City in 24 Hours

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I love to make the most of my weekends and if I can escape away for a night of adventure, even better! I was delighted when JJ Kavanagh & Sons approached me about using their non-stop service from Dublin City to Waterford and I jumped at the chance to explore Ireland’s oldest city! The Journey – JJ Kavanagh’s Dublin-Waterford City Direct Service  Our ...

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