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My overnight stay at the Hayfield Manor Hotel, Cork

I recently took a trip to Cork City and stayed in the beautiful Hayfield Manor Hotel. I had heard really positive reviews of the hotel and I was excited to try it out for myself. When you enter Hayfield Manor the first thing you notice is the stairs which is the centre piece of the lobby area. There was a roaring fire nearby with lots of lush cosy chairs to sit on. The staff were very friendly and we were ...
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My Visit to the GPO Witness History Museum, Dublin

Last year the GPO opened its doors to a new museum highlighting the events that took place during the Easter Rising in 1916. After a year of opening I decided it was time to take the tour around the museum myself. I love the architecture of the GPO and even though it is only a Post Office, it is steeped in history and is a beautiful building. If you get a chance make sure you have a look around the main ...
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Belfast on a Budget: Explore Belfast City with only £20

When I was doing a bit of Spring Cleaning in the house a number of weeks ago I came across 20 pounds sterling which was left over from my last trip to London. I decided to take my 20 pounds and go on a day trip to Belfast on a budget The Challenge I set for myself was to not spend anything other than the 20 pounds I had.  I did a bit of research before hand as to what ...
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Happy St Patrick’s Day: Here are my best photos from Ireland 

Happy St Patrick’s Day. This is a day that is celebrated around the world each year and it amazes me every time I see other countries celebrate our national holiday. It makes me so proud to be Irish, in particular when I hear about all the achievements that Irish people have made over the years in all aspects of life. Even though we are a small country there is an estimated 70 million people around the globe that call themselves ...
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Cliff Walk from Greystones to Bray: Wicklow, Ireland

One weekend in January after a very busy Christmas, bored in Dublin I decided to do something a little bit different and head to Wicklow for a walk. You may think that I could go for a walk somewhere in Dublin, especially as I live very close to Phoenix Park but instead, I decided to go for a trip to Wicklow to the Cliff Walk in Greystones I had heard so many things about the different walks in Wicklow, in ...
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My stay Inchydoney Island lodge and Spa, West Cork

I recently attended a wedding at the beautiful Inchydoney Island Lodge & Spa in Clonakilty, West Cork. I had been to the Inchydoney hotel a few times before for some food.  As a treat I decided to stay the night at this luxurious 4 star hotel. I had heard good things from people who had stayed there before. I was excited to experience what everyone was talking about. The beautiful scenery As you drive down from the hill to Inchydoney ...
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Road trip through the Healy Pass, Kerry, Ireland

This particular winding stretch of road takes you through the mountain range along the edge of Kerry and West Cork. Having a day in Kerry with nothing to do I decided to take a road trip to the Healy Pass.The whole trip took the full day to travel with a few stops along the way. Avoca I started out my trip from Killarney and stopped at the Avoca Shop at Molls Gap– the beginning of the Ring of Kerry. I had ...