Free Guided Hikes in the Dublin Mountains

Did you know that you can join in free guided hikes in the Dublin Mountains? This great initiative is part of the Dublin Mountains Partnership and is perfect if you’re getting into hill walking or just enjoy the social aspect of walking with a group. Read More

Winter Lights Dublin City – don’t miss the magic!

If you haven’t made in to Dublin city yet to check out Winter Lights Dublin, don’t worry, there’s still time! This festive event by Dublin City Council runs until New Year’s Day.  So if you’ve been avoiding the pre-Christmas madness of the city, you can head in between Christmas and New Year and enjoy the lights when it’s marginally less crazy. Read More

Mizen Head – Ireland’s most Southwesterly Point

Mizen Head is one of the Signature Discovery Points on Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way, making it a must-see sight along this spectacular driving route. It is Ireland’s most southwesterly point, so you’ll need to journey along the narrow winding roads of the the Mizen Peninsula to make your way here. Remote, rugged and often wild, the breathtaking scenery along the way makes it a journey well worth taking. Read More

Galway Christmas Market – A Winter Wonderland in Galway

Update: This post was originally published on 28 November 2018 and updated on 31 October 2019.

Galway is a fantastic city to visit at any time of the year but of course it’s even more magical at Christmas time, particularly when the Christmas Market is in full swing. This year the Galway Christmas Market kicks off on November 15th and runs until December 22nd. So, if you’re looking to soak up some festive vibes, then a visit to the Christmas Market is sure to do the trick. It’s Galway’s very own winter wonderland!Read More