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  • Days Out Ireland

    WINTER WONDERLAND AT WESTPORT HOUSE

    WALKING IN A WINTER WONDERLAND ‘Tis the season to be jolly…fa-la-la-la-la, la-la-la-la.  Now, before we go all gung-ho with the ‘spirit of Christmas’ festivities, allow me to give my own view…

  • Dippy On Tour at the Ulster Museum in Belfast
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    DIPPY THE DINOSAUR COMES TO TOWN

    DIPPY ON TOUR Once upon a time, somewhere between 233 and 243 million years ago during the Jurassic Period, Dippy the Diplodocus Dinosaur was born.  Earth was his home, and in…

  • Eating Out Northern Ireland

    MUNCHIES AT THE MELLON

    MELLON COUNTRY INN What is Afternoon Tea?  Introduced in Britain back in the early 1840’s, Afternoon Tea is quite simply a mini-meal positioned somewhere between lunch and your main evening meal.…

  • Macaroons by Lough Erne Cakes
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    A FESTIVAL OF FOOD AND COLOUR

    FESTIVAL LOUGH ERNE We are quite fortunate in that we live on an island which has some of the best local food produce that you will find anywhere in the world.…

  • Violins and Fiddles at the 26th Annual Bluegrass Festival in Omagh
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    BANJOS AT BLUEGRASS

    26TH ANNUAL BLUEGRASS MUSIC FESTIVAL One doesn’t have to be a regular festivalgoer to enjoy the delights that the 26th Annual Bluegrass Music Festival has to offer.  Festivals come in many…

  • Days Out

    A TROPICAL PARADISE

    ALCORN’S TROPICAL WORLD For many of us, travelling to the far flung regions of the world to see and hear free roaming monkeys, lizards, parakeets, snakes and other exotic animals; would…