Improve grades and inspire your students with a field trip

How a school trip can give your pupils a love of learning What are some of your favourite memories of your school days? Chances are that while you might have forgotten what went on in lessons, you’ve never forgotten the magic of the annual field trip. That one day in the year when you were set free from the classroom …

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Avoid hen party hell

How to cut the drama and have fun on your hen party Your wedding is supposed to be the best day of your life, but the hen party should come a close second. After all, you’re spending some time with your closest friends and relatives celebrating, well, YOU! The problem is that while you may – or may not – …

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The Ins and Outs of Planning a Successful Hen Party

What to do and what not to do if you want to throw an unforgettable hen event Your best friend’s getting married and she’s asked you to organise her hen party. If you’re worrying about what to do, don’t panic – we’ve put together a list of what to consider so everyone has a brilliant time. What’s In Get Bridal …

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St. Patrick’s Day Traditions Around the World

Strange and peculiar St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations St. Patrick’s Day has been an important date in the Irish calendar since the early 17th century. These days, people around the globe gather together in March to celebrate the saint’s day and Irish culture. New York City puts on a massive parade while you’ll see the river go a bright green in …

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The Romance of a Spring Wedding

How to put together a stunning spring wedding theme There are already signs that spring is on its way, with the first shoots of bulbs poking through the ground and even the odd blossom on the trees. Spring is a wonderfully romantic season to get married in, bringing with it the promise of summer after a long, harsh winter. A …

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Explore Ireland’s wild and beautiful Wicklow Mountains on foot

Discover Kippure Estate’s breath taking Wicklow scenery at your own pace Kippure Estate, located by the Wicklow Mountains, is especially lucky to be able to offer some of the most stunning views in the country, making it ideal if you enjoy rambling. Whether you’re part of a walking club or you just want to take some time out with your …

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The Magic of an Irish Christmas – Historical Yuletide Traditions

There are many traditions surrounding this special season, but in Ireland, there are a number of superstitions and sayings that made it an extraordinary place to be at Christmas time. Weather predictions There are plenty of Old Wives’ Tales about the weather throughout the year and Christmas is no exception. Children would be delighted to see snow on December 24th …

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The Sensitive Way to Get Your Partner to Propose

5 steps to persuading your partner to pop the question So you’ve been dating for quite a while. You’ve met each other’s parents and everyone likes each other. It’s time to take the next step and get engaged, but there’s only one problem. There’s no proposal. Now you don’t want to force the issue. After all, you love your partner …

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What to do when you’re desperate for a proposal

Five ways to get him to go down on one knee You’re at your wits’ end. You’ve tried leaving wedding magazines lying around. You’ve tried sharing the link to your Pinterest wedding collection. You’ve even tried putting together a wedding song playlist and play it on constant repeat whenever he’s around, but he still hasn’t taken the hint. It’s time …

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Why Rice is Banned At Weddings (It’s Not What You Think)

Can Birds Die From Eating Rice? Picture the scene. The happy couple have just exchanged their vow and they’re leaving the church to start their new lives together. The guests gather outside to throw rice at the bride and groom, an ancient tradition associated with good luck and fertility, but just as they’re about to start, someone cries out “Stop! …

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