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Fun for the kids This spring, use the mid-term break to have some fantastic fun for the whole family.

From historical treasures to the great outdoors, we've lined up four ideas to help you get started.


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Love is in the Éire Let sparks fly this season and find an amazing romantic getaway in Ireland.

Whether you're looking to live it up in a castle or manor, add a new twist with an unusual romantic break or looking for somewhere perfect to pop the question, Ireland is the place to rediscover romance.


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Tempt your taste buds Come meet the farmers and fishermen, the artisan producers and the new wave of inspired chefs, all wrapped up in a great day of foodie fun for all.

Get started on your culinary adventures with these suggestions for food festivals in Ireland.


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Ready, steady, go Have you got your New Year’s resolutions sorted yet?

If not, we can help you with some great suggestions for a new year, new you!

Start as you mean to go on – and discover some gorgeous parts of Ireland at the same time


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Strap on your hiking boots Looking for some excitement and exercise?

Look no further than the range of great walking events just around the corner.

Here are some festivals to get your blood pumping.


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Download the Discover Ireland app to find great places to stay, special offers, places to eat and events around Ireland. It’s free and works offline, so there are no surprise roaming or data charges.

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Winter in Ireland

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Get 2015 off to a great start by getting out and about across the country for some great cultural, sporting and foodie events.

Banish the winter blues by planning an action-packed January and February this year in Ireland. Cast off the cobwebs and follow the Wild Atlantic Way, Ireland's stunning coastal route, or head to Dublin for some culture in the city's many world-class galleries and theatres.

Take your pick of delicious food festivals across Ireland, or revive your spirits with an exciting music festival. Whatever you do, make January a month of new beginnings and new adventures!

Get your toe tapping

The best of trad musicians

Enjoy the cream of Irish trad talent and special performances by leading Dublin musicians with TradFest 2015’s Gala Concert at the iconic Dublin Castle on 1 February.

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Lights, cameras, action!

Skellig islands, off the coast of Dingle

Experience the Dingle International Film Festival, offering unique boutique screening experiences with a high calibre of talent in attendance, along with seminars and workshops.

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Things to do

Make a 'pointe' of balletStay on your toes as the Moscow City Ballet perform The Nutcracker in Dublin.

Climb a mountainTake an adventurous start and tackle the 15km hike from Bohernabreena to Seahan.

Try some wilderness therapyCome alive and get in touch with your inner self on a wilderness therapy day.

Choo choo to WaterfordAll aboard the Waterford and Suir Valley Railway in Kilmeaden for a nostalgic trip.

Get on the Butler TrailHear great tales of romance, intrigue and war along the Butler Trail.

On your bike to CorkWhizz around the charming streets of Cork City on an electric bike.

Fly high in ShannonFeel what it is like to fly a jet plane on a visit to Atlantic AirVenture.

Get into gear for love!Pack a picnic for two and hit the road in classic car from Retroventures.

Cast a spellFall under the spell of the Enchanted Forest at the Slieve Aughty Centre.

Make waves in the south eastBe a dude and chase the waves with Swellseekers in Tramore.





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