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Things to do in Roscommon

Staycation Things to do 21st August 2020

  By Elaine Whelan  When it comes to staycation destinations, Roscommon seems to be an underdog. With many not knowing how much this Connacht county has to offer, they are missing out on the perfect family staycation destination. Here’s what to do if you decide to explore all that the Rossies have to offer.  The Arigna Mining Experience  The Arigna Mining Experience in Derreenavoggy, Carrick-On-Shannon provides a unique insight…

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Things to do in Louth

Staycation Things to do 21st August 2020

By Elaine Whelan  Louth is officially Ireland’s smallest county. As the saying goes though, good things come in small packages! Louth doesn’t tend to be everyone’s first choice for a holiday destination but this small but mighty county is severely overlooked. Louth is situated just North of Dublin on Ireland’s east coast, which makes it the perfect place to spend a…

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97% of Irish families won’t travel abroad in 2020

Features Staycation 30th July 2020

A survey carried out by Getaways with Kids this week discovered that 97 percent of Irish families will not go abroad this year, despite the release of green list countries. 1,500 Irish families were surveyed by Getaways with Kids, Ireland’s only dedicated family holiday magazine and website, over a three-day period. However, if the non-essential travel advisory was lifted for…

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What to do, see and eat in Kinsale

Staycation Things to do 27th July 2020

By Elaine Whelan  Originally a medieval fishing port, historic Kinsale in County Cork is one of the most picturesque, popular and historic towns on the south west coast of Ireland. Visitors to Kinsale are captivated by its beautiful setting. With its long waterfront, yacht-filled harbour, narrow winding streets and brightly painted galleries, shops and houses, Kinsale is a town not to be missed. Only 25 minutes away is the…

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7 Castles to visit this Summer

Staycation 27th July 2020

By Elaine Whelan  Ireland is steeped in history and the numerous castles and estates littered around the country is proof of our extensive past. During the summer you and your family may want to explore Ireland’s past while travelling the length and breadth of the country. However due to current Covid-19 restrictions, some of our historic buildings cannot adhere to recommended guidelines…

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Quirky Glamping Stays

Staycation 27th July 2020

By Elaine Whelan  Mayo Glamping  Located in the rolling hills of central Mayo, this unique glamping location is the perfect family escape. With a variety of novelty accommodation to choose from such as a hobbit hut, Nordic wooden cabin or a railway carriage, you kids will be boasting about this holidays forever. Recreate the Lord of the Rings in the charming Hobbit Huts…

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Staycation Subsidy

Staycation 27th July 2020

By Elaine Whelan  One good thing that has come out of the Covid-19 situation is that many of us are beginning to renew our love for Ireland. Many of us had forgotten about our own country when tempted by far off shores.  However, falling back in love with Ireland is set to become even sweeter. A staycation subsidy has been…

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