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Irish Wildflowers

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Do you know where in Ireland you can find spring gentian, mountain avens and bloody cranesbill all growing happily together ? Yes you guessed  it,  the Burren in County Clare, where 75% of the plants found in Ireland are represented in the flora in this spectacular landscape.  ORIGINS OF THE IRISH FLORA Ireland has a …

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Top Places to visit in Northern Ireland

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Top 10 things to do in Northern Ireland Failte Ireland recently released a video highlighting 10 Top Things to do in Northern Ireland. This stunning aerial footage captures the most iconic locations around Northern Ireland including the Dark Hedges, Dunluce Castle, the Mourne Mountains and the Giant’s Causeway. Why not join us to experience these …

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Top Things to do on the Ring of Kerry

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Failte Ireland recently released a video highlighting the Top 10 things to do on the Ring of Kerry. These include a visit to Skellig Michael where scenes from Star Wars were filmed, Killarney National Park and traditional Irish pubs. Oh, and a town where a goat is crowned king…

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Ireland’s Best Beaches 2016

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With “summer” upon us, it is time for the annual announcement of Ireland’s Blue Flag and Green Coast Awards. In all 85 beaches achieved the Blue Flag award this year, with 56 earning National Green Coast Awards. There are numerous criteria to be met for a beach to achieve the Blue Flag status; water quality levels, information provision, environmental …

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Donegal, a head land far, far away….

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Donegal, and particularly Malin Head, is buzzing this weekend. Star Wars are in the region to film scenes from the upcoming Episode VIII. In case anyone was wondering what would attract one of the biggest movie franchises of all time to visit this part of the world, have a look at some of the social …

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Craic agus Ceol

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Previously, we wrote a blog about Irish culture  in relation to our heritage, but as Ireland is also quite a spirited and lively country, we also have a lot to offer in the ‘artsy scenes’ too. Over the years, Ireland has produced many internationally recognised artists across all fields like W.B Yeats, Samuel Beckett, Louis …

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All Generations Welcome

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Ireland Walk Hike Bike are a family friendly tour company. We have had a range of different families with us on tour from a mum in her 70’s with her son in his 50’s to a group made up of grandparents, mum and dad, uncle and aunt and two grandkids under 13. And we’ve also …

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Top Gear takes to the Wild Atlantic Way

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The “worlds most popular factual TV show”, Top Gear, visited Kerry this weekend to shoot some footage along the Ring of Kerry and on the Dingle Peninsula. Beginning on Thursday, the whole county was buzzing with the excitement of welcoming Matt Le Blanc & Chris Evans to the Kingdom. The presenters & the Top Gear …

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7 Lighthouses on the Wild Atlantic Way

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The Wild Atlantic Way site recently listed 7 of most spectacular & breathtaking lighthouses along the route.Their recommendations, running from North to South, are:  Fanad Lighthouse & St. Johns Point, Co. Donegal     Clare Island Lighthouse, Co. Mayo & Loop Head Lighthouse, Co. Clare     Valentia Island Lighthouse, Co. Kerry Mizen Head Station …

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Hiking is good for both Body & Mind!

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All of us here at Ireland Walk Hike Bike have been saying it for years but now Doctors have confirmed that Hiking can change our brains. A recent article on collective-evolution explains exactly how. It explains that hiking can stop “Negative Obsessive Thoughts”, disconnecting from technology during a hike “Boosts Creative Problem Solving”, it can actually …

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