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Five Facts you probably didn’t know about Co. Carlow

Carlow Town, located in the heart of the South-East of Ireland is often overlooked because Kildare and Kilkenny are just a stone’s throw away. This is the reason why Carlow would make an ideal base for a short break so you can discover the real hidden gems in this beautiful county. Why not discover a […]

St. Mullins – 1400 Birthday Party

Guided Tours in Ireland In the tranquil landscape between the foothills of the Blackstairs Mountains and the bank of the river Barrow, the now nearly forgotten village of St. Mullins still withstands the ravages of time. Well known in pre-Christian times by virtue of a holy well and standing its ground for several centuries against […]

Guided Tour in Waterford

Christmas Spirit in Waterford City What a great way to get into the spirit of Christmas – Winterval in Waterford – still time to go Waterford in the South-East of Ireland has a lot to offer for the entire family. For history buffs – visit the oldest Norman tower on the island: Reginalds’ tower where […]

Family fun in Wexford

Guided Tours in Wexford History with a difference Do you want to do something with your kids? This fantastic location is Entertainment for kids of all age as well as for grown-ups. We are headed to the Irish National Heritage Park in Wexford During school holidays and on weekends you can join a guided tour […]

Four ways to use a boat on the River Barrow

The River Barrow is the second longest river in Ireland, so why not discover the beauty of it by boat? Especially in the South of County Carlow, on the border to County Kilkenny the river Barrow offers its entire beauty. Cashganny is one of the most picturesque locks in Ireland. This short stretch of the […]

Did you know Easter was determined in Co. Carlow?

Lesser Known Facts about Carlow     Easter was determined in Co. Carlow Easter is the most important day of Christianity but by the 5thand 6thcentury there was a divergence within the church as how to calculate Easter. In a nutshell, the Celtic Church celebrated Easter on a different date than the Roman Catholic Church. […]

Hidden Gems in the Sunny Southeast of Ireland

Guided Tour to Mount Leinster Heritage Drive What a smashing summer we had and it looks like it will be a nice and mild autumn. Starting in Borris, you can explore a village rich in history and tradition. Borris House was built in the 17.th century by the McMurrough Kavanagh clan, the former kings of […]

Discover Hidden Gems in Kilkenny and Carlow

Guided Tour in Kilkenny It was a crispy sunny winter morning when we started our tour to Kilkenny last Saturday. It turned out to be a ladies day. Four different women with nothing in common other than the interest in discovering what’s around the corner. Roz Kelly from EcoactiveIrelandcame all the way from Gorey, Co. […]

Hidden Gems in Co. Laois Part 1

Tour Guiding Course with Laois Partnership It was a frosty January morning when I headed out to County Laois to meet my fellow budding tour guides from the “Tour Guide Training Program” with Laois Partnership. For 10 weeks we learnt a lot about history, dealing with customers and legal issues. We got on a field […]