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The Best Hikes In Ireland

This is a tough one to write as I know there are so many more hikes in addition to our list that are spectacular in Ireland. We are so lucky to have such a beautiful country full of breathtaking hikes. So, we would love if you could share your favourite hikes in the comments below so we can add to our article ‘The Best Hikes in Ireland’. We always love finding new gems to add to the list. I hope this article will give you some inspiration for hiking in Ireland. Always remember mountain areas are very changeable places so be sure to check the forecast before you go so you can pick an appropriate route. If you are unfamiliar with an area, be sure to get an experienced guide to go with you.

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20 Unique Places To Stay In Ireland

Ireland is full of unique places to stay and we have decided to compile a list of 20 unique finds for you to add to your staycation bucket list. Where is the most unusual and memorable place you stayed in Ireland? We would love to know. Leave a comment below and we will add it to our staycation bucket list.

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Paint with Don Conroy in the Lodge at Ashford Castle

Back by popular demand, guests can join painting legend Don Conroy for a painting masterclass and workshop at The Lodge at Ashford Castle from 11 – 13 October 2021. A sell-out in 2020, the full day workshop offers guests the opportunity to learn how to paint or improve upon existing skills in a beautiful setting overlooking Lough Corrib in Co Mayo.

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Ballyhoura Walking Festival

Many of you will know that Ballyhoura was actually one of the very first videos we created for OnTheQT and it always has a special place in our hearts so when we heard about this walking festival, we just had to share the details with you all as it is a beautiful place to explore. You can check out some of our previous Ballyhoura content here.

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A Picnic To Remember at Ashford Castle

If you are looking for something a little unique to do this summer, we have the perfect picnic option for you at Ashford Castle. Throughout Covid we have all released life is about experiences and making the most of time with our loved ones so why not treat yourself and your loved one to a picnic experience at Ashford Castle.

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Exciting news for water enthusiasts as €19m investment in state-of-the-art facilities announced

Great news announced today that over 22 locations nationwide are to avail of state-of-the-art facilities for outdoor water-based activities. This is the dream for any water lovers and swimmers.

Over the past while, there has been a huge increase in people enjoying outdoor water-based activities such as kayaking, surfing, paddle-boarding and open water swimming and this is expected to continue to grow year on year, and not just during the summer months. 

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10 Staycation Finds – Take 4

It’s Monday so it’s time for our forth edition of our Staycation Finds. Today we are allowed to go within our county so hopefully staycations aren’t too far away. It’s no harm to get planning for the summer ahead and staycations will be the way to go this summer. Ireland has amazing places to explore and extremely unique gems to stay in that will take your breath away. This week, we have found some very unique gems… OnTheQT Style! Here are 10 Staycation Finds – TAKE 4!

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