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

Portstewart – sun, sand and sweet treats on the Causeway Coast

Last month I headed up north for a little adventure along the stunning Causeway Coast with some friends. We spent three days taking in many of its delights from Derry right around to the spectacular Gobbins cliff walk at Islandmagee. Rather than having to pack up and move on each day we stayed in the beautiful town of Portstewart for the duration. You’ll find plenty of things to do in Portstewart and it’s also a great base for exploring the magnificent Causeway Coastal Route.

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Killary Fjord – take it all in on a relaxing boat tour

When visiting Connemara we have often stopped off at Leenane (or Leenaun) to take in the stunning views of the Killary Harbour.  The harbour is a 16km long fjord stretching out to the Atlantic Ocean and it forms a natural border between the counties of Galway and Mayo. At it’s deepest, Killary Fjord is about 45 metres deep and it’s sheltered waters make it an important habitat for marine mammals and other wildlife. Read More