Category: Adventures of Eire

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…)

40 AWESOME Disneyland Paris Tips and Tricks 2019 – EuroDisney

disneyland paris tips and tricks

We’ve been to Disneyland Paris (EuroDisney) five times in the past six 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 have a bit of experience when it comes to Disneyland so I’ve compiled a list of some Disneyland Paris tips and tricks (updated December 2019) to help you save some pennies, beat the queues, get there for the cheapest price possible 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…)

Glenroe Open Farm

I may be almost ready to pop with only a couple of weeks left before little miss arrives but I’m taking advantage of my summer off so I loaded the kids into the car with a mini picnic and headed down the m50/N11 to Glenroe Farm Co Wicklow, to continue our Adventure’s of Eire. It’s been over three years since our last visit and it was great to see it’s still as fun as ever.

Glenroe Farm is a family run business, established in 1994. Glenroe was a well-known series that aired on RTE during 1983-2001. The famous 350-year-old thatched farm cottage, home to Dinny, Biddy and Miley Byrne still stands just within the main entrance that now hosts a mini museum of exhibitions.

glenroe farm co wicklow (more…)