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Skibbereen Children’s Festival, July 2013

Children love to have fun and engage in new things, which is why the Skibbereen Children’s Festival is such a well loved event in the calendar. This year the festival will be running from the 22nd to 28th July and it promises to be lots of fun with plenty to do. Children of all ages are welcome at the festival and they can take part in lots of different activities which have been created...
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Delve into the heart of the Earth at Aillwee Cave in Co. Clare

Learn more about nature and feel like an explorer at Aillwee Cave in County Clare. This is an absolute must for anyone who is in the local area and who wants to visit one of Ireland’s oldest caves. But there is more than just a cave to see here, so what else can you see here? Firstly Aillwee Cave is a fantastic place for all the family and with your tour guide you will be able to explore the...
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The Giant’s Causeway

The Giant’s Causeway is one of the most well known and widely recognised landmarks in Ireland and each year thousands of visitors come here to marvel at this wonder of nature. The Giant’s Causeway is a truly remarkable natural rock formation created millions of years ago by the combination of bubbling red-hot lava and the cooling action of the sea. When you arrive at the Causeway you will be...
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The National Stud & Japanese Gardens

The National Stud and Japanese Gardens are well known all over the world and are a must for anyone who visiting Ireland. The gardens themselves were first inaugurated in 1906 and were completed in 1910 and they promote calm and tranquillity to the 150,000 visitors who pass through the gates each year. In addition to the Japanese Gardens there is also St Fiachra’s Garden which celebrates the...
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Rose of Tralee International Festival

The Rose of Tralee International Festival is the start of the selection process for the Rose of Tralee, an event that has been running for many, many years. During the international festival Irish women and those of Irish descent from all over the world are welcomed to compete for the coveted Rose of Tralee title, a beauty contest that takes its name from the old song. At the opening of the...
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Bru na Boinne: Where history comes alive!

Bru na Boinne (known to many as Newgrange) is located in County Meath and it is a firm favourite with school groups, tourists and history buffs. Named a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1993, Bru na Boinne is older than the Pyramids in Egypt and contains chambers, tombs, henges, standing stones and many more prehistoric areas. The huge site is a popular place for school trips, people who are...
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