Unique Wedding Ideas: Mad Hatters, Jugglers and More!

Are you looking for inspiration for a truly unique wedding? Here’s some of the best quirky wedding themes to get those creative ideas flowing… The days of formal white weddings with carbon-copy reception rooms, duplicate ceremonies and standard evening celebrations are thankfully very much over. These days, the emphasis is on getting creative; celebrating your unique personal style and making …

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Addicted to Chocolate, Ladies? Here’s the Reason …

Chocolate is a divinely tempting snack, and it seems to be more irresistible to females than males. However, science suggests there’s a reason for that… If you’ve ever found yourself sneaking down to the fridge at midnight to nibble a bar of Dairy Milk, rest assured, you’re not alone. We could not find any Irish statistics, but the Brits for …

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How to Plan the Perfect Hen Party

Getting hitched? Now’s the time to let your hair down with your friends & have the best hen-party ever! Here are some tips to help you plan the ideal event. Top Hen Tip #1 > Don’t Leave It ‘Til the Last Minute We know you’re busy, but it’s imperative to do your research early, and make sure you get booked up …

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Ireland's first disc golf course opens in Wicklow

Kippure Estate, the scenic 240-acre gem nestled in County Wicklow, is now home to Ireland’s first official disc golf course. The course will celebrate its debut at 11 a.m. on Saturday, 7. March 2015, as a select group of invitation-only players will navigate each hole. The course opens to the public at 2 p.m. and will be offering FREE ROUNDS …

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Multi-Wedding Nightmares: Make it ‘One Wedding a Day’!

Some of the wedding world’s most embarrassing mishaps have arisen from the venue booking more than one wedding on the day. Here’s what to avoid… Weddings are big business, and some venues take the opportunity to squeeze in as many ceremonies as possible in each available day. It spells good news for the venue, as they get to cash in …

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DIY Wedding Cakes: A Great Idea or a Disaster in the Making?

There’s no such thing as an ‘average’ price for a wedding cake. After all, it depends very much on how many guests you’re having and what sort of style of cake you want to have on the big day. However, one thing is for sure… buying a wedding cake from a professional is seldom cheap. As a result, many budget-conscious …

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Barbeques in Winter? We Say…Why Not!

When you’re thinking about festive entertainment this Christmas, a barbeque may not be something that springs initially to mind. Traditionally, barbeques are reserved for warm summer days…or are they? The answer is a resounding ‘no’, according to Kippure Estate’s chef, Paul McGavin. When it comes to food, Paul is a master of the unique and unexpected. His big tip for …

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Gaisce Awards Allow Youth to Explore their True Potential!

Fittingly, “Gaisce” is the old Irish term for “great achievement”. There are three Gaisce award levels – bronze, silver and gold – and some youth dedicate themselves to eventually completing all three. Personal development, community service, new experiences and adventures, health and fitness, experiential education, a sense of accomplishment, determination – these are just some of the benefits youth aged …

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How to Organise a Residential School Tour

For students, a residential school trip might be the highlight of their entire academic year! Being away from home with their schoolmates, while engaging in a fun line-up of activities, they might not even realise they’re in fact gaining new knowledge and skills that they wouldn’t otherwise learn in the classroom. (You don’t have to tell them that though!) As …

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Birthday Bash!

Organising a birthday party? Sure, you can always go with the standard house party or pub gathering… …Or you can go with a venue less than an hour from Dublin and yet far enough that you’re immersed in a natural paradise—a birthday party experience that has you and your guests celebrating in your own private setting, sharing some delicious food …

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