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What to Wear in Ireland: Stay Warm & Dry with this Ireland Packing List

By Hannah Logan - March 1, 2023
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I’m going to assume that you already know that Ireland has a reputation for, well, not the best weather. Rain, wind, more rain; you get the picture. But, when the sun comes out it can be warm and beautiful and, believe it or not, it does actually snow on occasion in the dead of winter.…

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Ashford Castle

Irish Fairy Tales Come to Life at Ashford Castle Estate

By Hannah Logan - May 8, 2018
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Picture this: a historic castle located in the woods beside a lake. The front of the castle has a stone bridge, spanning the rushing river below and protected by small towers. Once past the bridge, visitors are greeted by a grand entranceway, guarded on either side by statues of Irish wolfhounds. On the lakeside, there…

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Learning to Surf in Ireland

Learning to Surf in Ireland

By Hannah Logan - April 18, 2017
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The cold wind whipped the Atlantic waves into a frenzy as I watched from the safety of the shoreline. Nearly every wave was capped in white foam as they crashed against the empty beach below. I huddled further into the hood of my rain coat as I watched. Not only was the wind bound and…

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In Search of the Gift of Eloquence: The Legend of the Blarney Stone

By Hannah Logan - January 6, 2015
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Even if you don’t know much about Ireland, you have probably heard of the Blarney Stone; a stone of legend, with rumoured powers and a mysterious history. Some claim the rock to be a section of the Stone of Destiny, which was gifted to the King of Munster after he sent his men to support…

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