Category: Adventures of Eire

Exploring Ardgillian Castle and Demesne with the babogs | Adventures of Eire

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Ardgillian Castle and Demesne, one of Ireland’s hidden gems situated in north county Dublin. A magnificent castle built in 1738 with the west and east wings added in the late 1800’s. The castle has since been restored and is open to daily guided tours but today we popped along after recommendations from parents in my Adventures of Eire group. It’s playground, panoramic views and gardens are said to be one of the best in Ireland… (more…)

Pumpkin Picking at Kennedys Pumpkin Patch

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Today we headed off on another Adventure of Eire and took to Co. Meath to have a whirl around Kennedys Pumpkin Patch. I was flying solo with all four as Daddy had to work and in a panic, I rang nana to take the wobbler. In my defense, she has the snots and is feeling a bit under the weather so it was probably best anyways. I felt awful leaving her but I made it up to her when we got home with some quality one on one time. (more…)

Kia Ora Mini Farm Wexford

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Summer is coming to an end and with one weekend left, I had to whizz up a quick review on the Kia Ora Mini Farm located on the outskirts of Courtown, Wexford. With a host of attractions, the two kids legged it once inside. I couldn’t tell you the number of trucks, tractors, go karts and trikes sitting around the grounds of the mini farm. We couldn’t get the boy off them. He hopped from one to another the whole day. (more…)

Strawberry Picking at Lambert’s Fruit Farm

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On Saturday Kayla, Kenzie and I snook out for a couple of hours to go strawberry picking in Lamberts Fruit Farm just up in the Dublin mountains close to the DSPCA. I’ve always wanted to go strawberry picking or fruit picking in general but never knew such places existed in Dublin never mind Ireland until a friend told us about it whilst robbing snuggles from little K.

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