Ireland's Blue Book Blog

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Walking in a Wooded Wonderland at Belleek Castle


Planning a trip to County Mayo? Include a night in Belleek Castle on your itinerary - with blazing fires, sumptuous food, and a dog that doubles as a tour guide

Activities

Turning up the Heat at the Tannery Cookery School


Sharpen your cookery skills at the Tannery Cookery School in Dungarvan

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A Bird in the Hand - Four Fantastic Falconry Experiences


Four hotels offering falconry experiences around Ireland

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Have you an Appetite for Adventure - Take on the Big 5 Challenge at Carrig


The Big Five Challenge at Carrig Country House

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Summer Swimming – 6 Serene Spots for Wild Swimming


6 spots around Ireland where you can swim in the wild

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Trails to Trot


Equestrian Pursuits at Blue Book Houses

Ireland's Blue Book Family

Explore and more at Ballyfin Demesne


10 wonderfully luxurious things to do and see at Ballyfin Demesne

Gardens

5 Things to Do on your next trip to the Russborough House and Parklands


Looking for something to do on a sunny weekend? We list our 5 top tips on things to do at Russborough House and Parklands

Ireland's Blue Book Family

5 Stylish Venues for your next Family Get-Together


Find the perfect venue for your next family get-together, birthday celebration, anniversary or reunion.

Wild Atlantic Way

Getting around on the Greenways


Things to do and places to see along Ireland's Greenways

Ireland's Blue Book Family

Fresh Air, Facials and Cookery Classes at Dunbrody Country House Hotel


Escape to Dunbrody Country House Hotel in County Wexford for a Wellness Weekend

Christmas

‘Tis the Season to be Cosy – Christmas Movie Nights at Bushmills Inn


This festive season, Bushmills Inn is screening 6 of your favourite Christmas films in their own intimate screening room.

Wild Atlantic Way

4 Stunning Star Wars Filming Locations along Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way


4 Stunning Star Wars Filming Locations along Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way

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Blue Book Swimming Pools


Whether you're looking to relax or for a bit of exercise, sometimes you just need a dip in a Blue Book swimming pool.

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A cycling adventure to Gregans Castle


As I sat down to dinner in Gregans Castle, one of Irelands blue book hotels, last evening looking out at the purple hue form the limestone mountain across the valley I noticed the sky beginning to change colour. As each course of my meal was presented the sky went from pink to orange to red before finally succumbing to darkness as my desert arrived.

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Cooking Up A Storm


Roll up your sleeves with these delectable cookery courses, and hone your skills with some of Ireland’s most talented and well known chefs.

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