Weekend break: Stepping back in time in the Ancient East trail

Joe Dermody takes his family on a trip through Meath, Kildare and Louth, taking in some of the historic highs along the Ancient East trail.

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Living the high life in Morzine, the Rhône-Alpes region of eastern France

 

Days full of activity and evenings dining like royalty, Morzine has it all, writes Claire O’Sullivan. 

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Your guide to first class travel and private jets, Hollywood-style

When Mark Hayes moved from Cork to LA for fame and fortune, he ended up hanging out with Robbie Williams — on a yacht in the Caribbean.

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All aboard for lovely Normandy in north-western France

 

As rich in history as it is in food and drink, there’s plenty to do in Normandy. Liz O’Brien has taken a shine to north-western France. 

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From the majestic mountains in Whistler to towers in the city of glass, Vancouver

 

Clodagh Finn experiences some of Canada’s highlights, on a trip that takes in Vancouver for some city living, and Whistler for the great outdoors.

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Weekend break: Leeds, UK

Direct flights from Cork to Leeds make the city a very attractive weekend holiday destination, says Denise O’Donoghue.

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The history and life of writer Beatrix Potter in Cumbria, UK

The wonderful Beatrix Potter characters like Jemima Puddleduck bring Kevin Pilley back to his childhood as he revels in the 150th anniversary celebrations of the writer’s birth.

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Hiking in Tenerife: Its extra-terrestial terrain is out of this world

 

Tenerife is making a big effort to highlight the hiking attractions of its northern half and, after some initial trepidation says Isabel Conway.

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Weekend break: Croke Park, Dublin

 

Vickie Maye discovers that there is fun for all of the family on a visit to Dublin and Meath — from Croke Park to Tayto Park.

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