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  • Days Out

    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.…

  • Days Out Northern Ireland

    A RECIPE FOR SUCCESS

    OMAGH FOOD FESTIVAL Whether we travel to far-flung reaches of the earth, or indeed stay local, we always try to embrace the culture as well as trying out the local cuisine. …

  • Macaroons by Lough Erne Cakes
    Days Out

    A FESTIVAL OF FOOD AND COLOUR

    A FESTIVAL OF FOOD AND COLOUR 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…

  • Violins and Fiddles at the 26th Annual Bluegrass Festival in Omagh
    Days Out

    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…

  • Exploris Aquarium and Reptile Centre in Portaferry, Northern Ireland
    Days Out

    EXPLORING EXPLORIS

    EXPLORING EXPLORIS AQUARIUM The island of Ireland is such a beautiful place to live or visit.  The extensive 1970 mile coastline of rugged cliffs, rocky outlets and stunning beaches is thriving…

  • Maryville House Tearooms
    Eating Out

    MARVELLOUSLY MARYVILLE

    MARYVILLE HOUSE When you think of afternoon tea in Northern Ireland, you may think of a 5 star establishment such as the Galgorm or The Merchant, both very well established in…

  • Dollakis in the Park in Enniskillen, Fermanagh, Northern Ireland
    Eating Out

    IT’S CHIC TO EAT GREEK

    DOLLAKIS RESTAURANT Dollakis in the Park, sounds like a music festival right….wrong!  It is in fact one of the finest Greek street food experiences you will ever have this side of…