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New travel app sees Ireland’s true green colours for St. Patrick’s Day

Press Release For immediate release 10 February 2012 On St Patrick’s Day, 17 March, a new travel app, Ireland Green Travel, written by award winning travel writer, Catherine Mack, shows the world some of Ireland’s truly green gems, not just … Continue reading

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Inis Meáin – my Christmas best

Few things in life beat a wish which actually comes true. This time last year I wrote a New Year’s wishlist, which included a mission to visit more of our stunning islands. First, a trip to Cape Clear made me … Continue reading

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Teapot Lane Luxury Yurt Camp, Leitrim Ireland – so cute it’s camp

While the rest of Europe has gone ‘glamping’ crazy,Ireland is still playing catch up.  In some ways this is a good thing, with the UK and France offering such a plethora of posh pitches now, it almost has me pining … Continue reading

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Slieve Aughty Riding Centre, Co. Galway

I never dared go on a horseriding holiday before. The reasons?  Not good enough, not brave enough and not rich enough. However, all horsy hang-ups were dispelled on a recent family break in County Galway, at the Slieve Aughty Riding … Continue reading

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Yurt campsite, Cape Clear Island, Ireland

It is the beginning of April, and I’m sitting outside a small island cafe, sipping frothy coffee, overlooking a peacock blue harbour, before returning up the hill to a Mongolian yurt. For those who aren’t yet familiar with yurts, they … Continue reading

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The Old Milking Parlour, County Wicklow

  Serendipity is sometimes a life saver. About ten years ago, at one of those crucial life turning points, when I didn’t know which road to take, I got a phone call from a friend, asking me to mind his … Continue reading

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Natural Retreats, Ireland

The recession has forced many of our golden gates of tourism to open to new ideas and new visitors, indirectly creating a more responsible and accessible form of tourism. I recently visited the five star hotels of Parknasilla in Kerry … Continue reading

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Trinity Island Lodge, County Cavan, Ireland

No one is going to choose a place to stay simply because it has solar panels or a compost loo. Although I must admit, I have a bizarre interest in the pros, cons, and inner workings of the latter, which … Continue reading

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