Category: Adventures of Eire

Tips For Travelling With Young Kids

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Invest in a Portable DVD Player or Tablet
On a recent trip to Disneyland Paris I would have been lost without Mamma Mia, my little one loves musicals and it kept her entertained before, during and after our flight. Even though the portable dvd added some bulk and weight to my bag, it was invaluable whilst travelling. If you choose to bring a tablet download some favourites movies before you leave and don’t forget to pack some ear phones too.

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Stradbally Woodland Railway

Stradbally Woodland railway express

Adventures of Eire continues this time with a stop off at Stradbally in Co Laois to visit the Woodland Railway Station. The boy is train and truck mad so this visit was mainly for him. I’ve avoided town and all the centenary celebrations due to the bump, I just couldn’t be dealing with the crowds but we did enjoy the parade on TV.  (more…)

30 AWESOME Disneyland Paris Tips and Tricks – EuroDisney

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The Big Kid and I have been to Disneyland Paris (EuroDisney) three times in the past three years, it’s most probably one of our favourite place in the world. I heart Disney! I’ve also been to Disneyland in California, a whole other world but that’s another day’s tale. I’d like to think we’ve a bit of experience when it comes to Disneyland so I’ve compiled a list of some Disneyland Paris tips and tricks to help you save some pennies, beat the queues and make your stay a little more enjoyable! (more…)

Luggwoods Santa’s Enchanted Forest Review

On Friday evening we had been invited along to the opening of Luggwoods Enchanted Forest. Upon arrival, we were greeted by some Elves and led to a portacabin to wait for the rest of the families in our time slot to arrive. Once they appeared we began our ninety-minute journey starting with ‘Santa’s train’. I’ll be honest I’ve been on plenty of trains but this train didn’t choo-choo, it was a trailer/open carriage pulled by a tractor kitted out and decorated in Christmas lights.  (more…)

Messy Monkeys : Potions & Slime Messy Science Session

Today our Adventures of Eire series continued with a stop off at Messy Monkeys in Mounttown Community Facilities in Dun Laoghaire. The five-year-old and I signed up for their once off Halloween themed Messy Science Session. We’re huge fans of Messy Monkeys so when I saw this session pop up in my newsfeeds I had to book it for her. We were familiar with Messy Monkeys having attended a SpatterDay class with Frankie earlier in the year.

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