Ireland

Best Beaches Near Dublin

  Killiney Beach Dublin Killiney beach is a great place for a walk and easy to get to.  To get there by car head south on the N11 until the first roundabout, take the first left and follow the signs.  From the centre of Dublin it takes about 30/40 minutes. There is a free car …

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Walking Holidays in Ireland

This is an unashamed plug for a friend who runs a walking holidays company.  Macs Adventures arrange hill walking tour and cycling holidays all over Europe.  Being a bit of a hill walker myself this gets my interest. However I first thought when looking at walking holidays – Why would I pay for someone to …

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Mourne Mountains Hostel

Getting a bit tired of paying way over the odds for weekends cottage rentals we decided to try a hostel last weekend.  I managed to find Cnocnafeola a hostel in the Mourne Mountains on the internet.  I wonder how we used to find places pre-internet, for so many things now I along with millions of …

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Why Not Holiday In Ireland

Downings, which is located in North West Donegal, Ireland is one of the most scenic areas on the Atlantic Ocean. And, the facilities on offer for a complete and relaxing family holiday are second to none. One proviso though, the weather. Sometimes the wind gets up but for the serious windsurfer, this is a boost. …

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Shopping in Dublin

Henry Street is located just off O’Connell Street (Dublin’s main thoroughfare) right in the heart of the city. If heading north on O’Connell Street, just take a left at ‘The Spire’ and you’re there! Henry Street is definitely the place to go if you want to shop ’til you drop, as it’s literally overflowing with …

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