Mote Park Roscommon

Mote Park Forest Situated a 5 minute drive from Roscommon town center is the forest of Mote Park A lovely little forest with a couple of walking track options. A great spot to get out with the family and get some fresh air. plenty of trails and to keep you going and enjoy some peaceful […]

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Lough Key Forest Park

Lough Key Forest Park Yesterday was a beautiful sunny day and was a great opportunity to head out to Lough Key Forest Park. Situated in County Roscommon near the Leitrim border Lough Key is around 5 minute drive to Boyle and 15 minute drive to Carrick on Shannon. At the Forest Park there is a […]

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Roscommon Castle Ruins

Roscommon Castle After recently moving to Roscommon, thought we should get out and explore. Me and my son set of for wander round the new neighborhood. And what we came across was the ruins of the Roscommon Castle. Set about 2 minute drive from the town centre and with a lovely area for walking and […]

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Staycation Has Been Great

Glencar Waterfall well worth the staycation

Staycation Staycation what’s this ?? We are avid travelers who have travelled around the globe, with a list of countries growing well past 20. We love to get out and see different cultures and different ways of life and we really do immerse ourselves in what these cultures have to offer. Now with what has […]

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Killala Bay (a quick stop off)

Killala Bay Killala Bay situated 15 minutes north of Ballina in County Mayo. Its a very small, peaceful and beautiful spot for a stop off an a quick wander. We were on our way to Eniscrone beach for the day, but our young son had fallen asleep in the car so we decided to visit […]

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West of Ireland Time To Explore

With any thought of getting on a plane at the moment non existent it’s time to discover the beauty of the West of Ireland and the staycation. We moved to Ireland recently and haven’t had a real chance to get out and explore much, and to really see what’s on offer. Time to pack up […]

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Lough Rynn Castle (Walk Round The Grounds)

Lough Rynn Castle A Brief History Lough Rynn Castle situated in County Leitrim about 15 minutes from Carrick on Shannon. It lies on the original historic grounds of the medieval estate and castle of Mac Raghnaill family. The Mac Raghnaill castle was situated at the opposite side to where the castle now lies. And below […]

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Glencar Waterfall Day Trip

Glencar Waterfall well worth the staycation

Glencar Waterfall Just 10 mins north if Sligo at lies the beautiful Glencar Waterfall. Although so close to Sligo it it’s actually in county Leitrim The waterfall itself is a large 50 ft, and has a loop walk where you get right up close to the waterfall and come back done the other side. Our […]

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