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October

What are you doing for Saint Patrick’s Day?

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Yes, it’s that time of year again, Ireland’s National holiday, celebrated worldwide. And Wexford’s really where it’s at, here’s why…         Who? Saint Patrick is Ireland’s national saint, and he is credited with bringing Christianity to Ireland. He used the 3-leafed shamrock to explain the concept of the Holy Trinity to the […]... Read more
October

A Whale of a time in Wexford

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There has been a confirmed sighting of a humpback whale off the coast of Wexford this week. Humpback whales are very rare in Irish waters, and this particular whale is on his first visit to Ireland. Humpback whales are an endangered species, so it’s terrific to have the opportunity to see them here in the […]... Read more
September

Christmas Traditions

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Every family is a foreign country. One of the things that differentiates countries, (and families), from each other, is their traditions. Christmas has lots of those! We have rooted out a few Irish traditions for you here including one uniquely Kilmore tradition that dates back over 300 years. Kilmore Carols Kilmore village has a unique […]... Read more
September

Kilmore Quay gives Berth to new RNLI Lifeboat

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Wednesday, Kilmore Quay proudly gave berth to a new RNLI lifeboat, named “Killarney”. This €3 million lifeboat will be the first of its class to be based at an Irish lifeboat station. It is the most modern and technically advanced lifeboat in the RNLI fleet. The local residents, local fishing boats and the Search and […]... Read more
May

Guest Blog: Why Ireland was a great holiday choice for this English family

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GUEST BLOGGER: Paul Kelly, from Cheshire in EnglandABOUT PAUL: Paul, his wife Helen, and three sons, (Michael, aged 7 and twins Thomas and Patrick, aged 5), spent two weeks in Kilmore Cottage in August, 2010. It was their first family holiday abroad since the birth of the twins. This is their story. THE CHOICE Young boys have […]... Read more