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Streedagh Beach: Where Wild Beauty Meets Rich History

Stretching for an impressive 3 kilometres along the County Sligo coastline, Streedagh Beach is a haven for nature lovers, history buffs, and adventure seekers alike. This vast expanse of golden sand, backed by towering dunes and lapped by the wild Atlantic Ocean, offers something for everyone. A Paradise for Beach Bums and Surfers Whether you’re […]

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Pól an Eas Waterfall: A Hidden Gem in Leitrim’s Tranquil Landscape

Pól an Eas Waterfall, nestled just outside the charming town of Ballinamore in County Leitrim, Ireland, is a true haven of natural beauty. This enchanting waterfall, also known as “Poll an Eas” in Irish Gaelic, invites visitors to explore its serene surroundings and immerse themselves in the tranquility of Leitrim’s landscape. Discovering Pól an Eas […]

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Lilliput Way: Where Gulliver’s Spirit Roams

Lilliput Way, tucked away in the picturesque village of Kilteevan, County Roscommon, Ireland, is a whimsical trail that transports visitors into the pages of literature. Named after the fictional land of Lilliput from Jonathan Swift’s classic novel “Gulliver’s Travels,” this enchanting pathway celebrates both nature and imagination. The Tale of Gulliver’s Giant Head A Literary […]

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How to Visit the Cliffs of Moher: A Guide for Travelers

The Cliffs of Moher are a must-see destination for anyone who loves nature, history, and culture. They are located on the west coast of Ireland, in County Clare, and they offer stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean, the Aran Islands, and the Burren region. They are also home to a rich biodiversity of plants and […]

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A Day at Bunratty Castle and Folk Park

If you are looking for a fun and educational day out in County Clare, Ireland, you might want to consider visiting Bunratty Castle and Folk Park. This is a historical and cultural attraction that showcases the life and times of medieval Ireland, as well as the 19th century rural village. Here are some of the […]

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Galey Bay Castle, Roscommon

I became fascinated with castle and tower house ruins ever since moving to Ireland a few years back. To learn of the history of such places fascinates me and my over imaginative mind loves to wonder what once may of occurred between the walls of such places. The Galey Bay castle and this particular tower house […]

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The best coffee shops in the west of Ireland

We here at Chalk and Cheese Travels love a good old cup of coffee and with so many options of coffee shops these days around Ireland it’s hard to pick a favourite from them all. But hey not to worry we have done the hard work for you. We have have tried and tested  all […]

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Caves of Keash, Sligo, Ireland

Finally we got there So it finally happened, we got to visit the Caves of Keash. We had talked about visiting many times but due to a number of reasons, one being the weather we just never made it. Actually one clear day we headed off and got to the foot of the hill only […]

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Guerins Path, Cliffs of Moher

Heading to the Cliffs of Moher The Cliffs of Moher on Irelands wild Atlantic way is one of the most popular sites in Ireland. Explored by thousands each year, but with the west of Ireland’s wild nature can be a tough walk for young families or the less abled. Well look no further use this […]

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The Best Doolin accommodation

Finding accommodation in Doolin, Co, Clare Whilst planning a trip to the Cliffs Of Moher we had heard that Doolin would be the most pleasant place to stay, a picturesque little village in the heart of this region. This was a perfect starting point to look for accommodation. The Doolin region one of Co. Clare […]