Wild Atlantic Way
It seems to be the buzz word of the summer – The Wild Atlantic Way. I’ve heard it on the radio and TV, read about it in the papers and have been talking about it myself. Of course, it’s not like this is something ‘new’. The Wild Atlantic Way is simply the stunning, wild and rugged west coastline of Ireland. Read more
Quirky Outdoor Family Holidays around Ireland
Trends show that people are looking for an ‘experience’ when they go on holidays. We choose holidays based on our passions, hobbies and personal needs. It’s no longer a fortnight on a beach, with a bucket and spade to keep the kids entertained. Nowadays there are kids clubs, family activity holidays and even some quirky options. Read more
My Top Irish Coastal Drives
There’s really nothing better than taking to the road, the ocean stretching out before you, with no plan, except to stop when something takes your fancy. Coastal drives tend to be a journey of discovery, special moments where you find hidden sandy coves, cosy pubs, deserted cliff-side trails and idyllic seaside villages. This is what I love about coastal drives. Read more
Ireland’s Hidden Gems
I was asked this morning on Ireland AM, TV3
about the hidden gems I found during my travels.Hidden gems tend to be places you stumble upon having taken a wrong turn or heard of through a local.
I’ve been flicking through the glossy guide over pots of tea and countless Twirls. In places, my editor has replaced my enthusiastic rants with more sedate phrases and a few of my recommended places have fallen by the wayside. This is the way of publishing. There is a limit as to how many words you can fit in a book and that’s what editors are for. Left to the writer, a book of 340 pages would be 670 pages. This is a fact.