Posts tagged with "failteireland"



Travel · 01. May 2019
Hawthorn Cottage is a green little oasis that took our breath away. As we entered the quirky little home, you could be fooled into thinking that you had actually walked into a book cover and entered a fantasy land. I couldn't believe we were going to live here for a whole week!
Travel · 03. April 2019
Heywood Gardens is situated near the towns of Abbeyleix and Ballinakill in Ireland's centre, and is a garden that began its life in the 1700's with additional planning and design completed in 1912, Both the parkland and meditarean style garden compliment each other greatly and is worth more than just a quick peek for visitors.

Travel · 11. February 2019
When we visited the magnificent walled gardens of Kylemore Abbey recently this past Autumn, I was delighted to find the restored Head Gardeners Cottage perched at the top of the undulating site, an ideal place really for gazing down at the daily goings on of the garden. (...)
Travel · 28. November 2018
The entrance to the bog walk is next door to the Abbeyleix Manor Hotel with parking available there. The walk begins down a long cool lane thats lush with trees and understory forest plants, a nice green entry to the site, with little hint of what’s to come. Sign posts stagger down the lanes with flora and fauna listings and information about the bog, which has been leased by the community for at least the next 50 years and is run completely by volunteers interested in (...)

Travel · 13. November 2018
We came upon the Leprechaun and Fairy Cave garden by Carlingford Lough. It’s a magical park filled with fairy horses, Finn McCool’s chair, fairy village and leprechaun huts with even an underground fairy village. The park is a delight for small children, but is also dotted with information about the local folklore and their beliefs in leprechauns and fairies of Ireland.
Travel · 06. November 2018
This little museum, that sits comfortably inside a iconic Georgian house in Dublin 2, is home to the quirky, sometimes forgotten, and a a tad absurd history of this amazing city. From personalities, to one-off artefacts that you can actually touch and feel to a room celebrating Dublin's most legendary and riddled band U2. The museum is really dedicated the characters that made Dublin the amazing city that it is today.

Travel · 29. May 2018
As you take the stunning walk from Greystones Harbour in County Wicklow, along the cliff side up to Bray, which sits south of Dublin. It's a two hour, 7km walk, and on a fine day(...)
Travel · 27. February 2018
Where to take the biggest little bookworm I know in the world? To the oldest book and longest library in Dublin. "Book of Kells" at Trinity College.

Travel · 31. July 2017
Emo Court is an old estate on 280 acres that features manicured gardens, seasonally stunning woodlands and vast meadows that lead down to a striking man-made lake.
Travel · 12. June 2017
Located in Irelands "Sunny South East" in West Waterford, is the distinctively pretty village of Ardmore. The village features hilly walks, breathtaking coastal scenery, St Declans Round Tower, and many white washed thatched cottages.