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Discovering Rural Ireland

Doohoma Head - photo by Nuala Irwin

Doohoma Head – photo by Nuala Irwin

This morning on Ireland AM we looked at some of the beautiful rural retreats around Ireland. (Watch the slot here) Read more »


Number 1 – Romantic Spots in Northern Ireland

Romantic trips generally involve a trip to a nice hotel or cosy B&B, good food, wine and quiet time, all shared with your loved one. Of course, some people may prefer something a little more active, like a a city-break with evenings spent in buzzy bars and afternoons browsing shops and visiting galleries or a healthy weekend of trekking or cycling. Whatever floats your boat, you won’t have to look to distant shores to find it. Read more »


The Joy of Foraging

Brooklodge Hotel

Brooklodge Hotel









I was born in Wicklow, so I guess I’m biased when I say it’s one of Ireland’s most beautiful counties. I’ve trekked through the barren and remote Sally Gap, scrambled up the steep peak of the big Sugarloaf and rambled through Djouce and Devil’s Glen forests.

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