Tommy Barker went halfway up the Wild Atlantic Way to dip a toe in the waters of Ennistymon Falls.More
Hilary Fennell finds the beauty of solitude and a quiet place to work at the Cill Rialaig artists’ retreat in south-west Kerry.More
Cormac O’Keeffe spends an adventure-filled weekend in the child-friendly, Newpark Hotel in Kilkenny.More
Cathy Desmond loves Munich and says there’s much more to the Bavarian capital than Oktoberfest —it’s a great place to visit now, especially with direct flights from Cork and Limerick.More
Dzogchen Beara Retreat Centre offers relaxation and stunning views as Hilary Fennel discovered over a week’s retreat.
Brendan O’Neill felt a sense of peace and wellbeing on a visit to the Treaty city.More
By this point in the year the days are getting longer, the nights are getting brighter, and the temperatures are edging into the double figures (just about).More
Caroline Hennessy makes a quick visit to Belfast to see just how much food she can pack into 24 hours.
Rita de Brún is impressed by the four star Fitzpatrick Castle Hotel, which has been lovingly refurbished recently.
Eoin Edwards spends a weekend in Limerick in a Georgian delight and savours all No 1 Pery Square has to offer.More
Tony Clayton-Lea explores the most romantic destinations to wine and dine your beloved and (re)ignite the passions.More
Noel Baker chills out a luxurious bolthole in the foothill of the Sugar Loaf, surrounded by some of the country’s most beautiful scenery. Life can be so sweet...
The Cliff House Hotel is renowned for its five-star class and excellent facilities. Esther N McCarthy joins the resident whale expert for a weekend with a difference.
Explore the spectacular coastline along the Wild Atlantic Way, experience hot heritage in the South-East, feast on fabulous food festivals, or immerse yourself in inspiring art and design.
Athlone has a lot to offer, as Claire O’Sullivan discovered on a recent family trip to Hodson Bay Hotel.More
It’s a sad state of affairs when catching up with besties is reduced to an annual Yuletide knees-up.More
IF it’s a rejuvenating country getaway you’re after then do yourself a favour and take a look at Farnham Estate Golf and Spa Resort.More
Despite growing up in the neighbouring county of Waterford, my trips to Kilkenny have been fairly infrequent, basically comprising a school tour and a hen weekend.More