A child-less Trabolgan!

FANCY a child-free getaway? Trabolgan Holiday Village, east Cork is taking the unusual step of banning their best clients — the kids — from the centre for just one weekend on Friday, November 6, and Saturday, November 7, next.

Musical act Bucks Fizz will play on the Friday and X-Factor contestant Ruth Lorenzo will sing on Saturday. Chain Gang will make a special appearance.

Nestled in 140 acres of woodland, but with panoramic views of the sea, Trabolgan has other facilities on offer for daytime fun, such as zip-wiring and abseiling, swimming, tennis and football facilities and an 18-hole golf course.

For full details o check out www.trabolgan.com or phone 021-466 1551.

- EMERALD STAR is offering autumn breaks on the October Bank Holiday which runs from October 23 to 26 with 20% off. The offers include the Shannon Star boat which sleeps eight people and is priced at €72 per person for the four days. The larger Magnifique (10 seater) offers more luxury and the company has pitched the price at €99 per person.

Call Emerald Star on 071 9627651 or log onto www.emeraldstar.ie for these and further offers.

- KILLARNEY is the destination and the INEC, the venue for Ireland’s first ever Rocktober — a unique, indoor festival where revellers can savour the best of Irish rock while enjoying the flavour of the finest international beers.

Weekend festival passes cost just €30 each while day passes are available for €20. A weekend festival pass, including two-night’s accommodation in the Gleneagle Hotel is available for €99 per person sharing.

Rocktober takes place across three days, October 9, 10 and 11, and the line-up includes Director, The Frank & Walters, Jerry Fish and The Mudbug Club, Kila, Dirty Epics and many more. New and upcoming bands including Identity Parade, O Emperor, Nookie and Hogan also form part of the festival line-up. For information, visit www.inec.ie or Tel 064 6671550

- TOPFLIGHT, voted Ireland’s Best Ski Tour Operator for the last 15 years, has just launched its new Winter Ski Brochure 2009/10 — with a clear message for Irish skiers — prices are down.!

Given the difficult economic climate in Ireland, yet with the lion’s share of the market in Ireland, Topflight has used its buying power and has renegotiated all of its contracts this year, and claims to have brought these savings to the consumer with a promise that there would be no sacrificing of quality.

Amongst the deals negotiated are learn to ski courses for beginners with four hours a day guaranteed in both Austria and Bulgaria as against two to three hours in France and Italy.

For full brochure details, contact the company on 01 2401700 or check out deals on www.topflight.ie.


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