Bláthnaid Treacy & Charlie Moon – Wedding Review

Thank you to Bláthnaid Treacy and Charlie Moon for posting this in to Kippure staff today, It really is such lovely feedback for all the team here and we are chuffed! ❤️ “Where to begin…. Charlie and I immediately fell in love with Kippure, it’s so close to Dublin, yet you feel like you’re in the middle of nowhere. The …

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Ten Classic Autumn Wedding Ideas

Inspiration for a romantic autumn wedding There’s no better place for an autumn wedding than Kippure Estate. With its 240 acres of wild beautiful forests and rolling countryside surrounded by a majestic mountain landscape, it’s the perfect backdrop for a romantic autumn wedding. As the leaves turn to warm orange and yellow shades, there’s endless opportunities for gorgeous photos to …

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Our 11 top tips for carving the perfect Halloween pumpkin

Have you ever looked at all those incredible carved pumpkins other people seem to create with ease and wish you could do the same? With our handy guide to expert pumpkin carving you can! Here are our 11 top tips to creating a pumpkin that will be the envy of all your neighbours. 1.   Pick the perfect pumpkin You won’t …

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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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The Source of the River Liffey

The River Liffey spurts from the bogs around Kippure Mountain as a small spring some 8km north-east of Kippure Estate. The source is situated about 580m or 1800ft over sea level and the Liffey ‘pot’ is about 10m in from the Military Road at Liffey Head Bridge, which is about halfway between Glencree cross and the Sallygap. The blanket peat …

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Kippure Estate Client Spotlight: EUROBUG

Eurobug International Youth Work Training & Collaboration uniting people from across Europe at Kippure Estate Eurobug, International Youth Work Training and Collaboration Ltd. was founded in July 2014 in the Republic of Ireland and is a not-for-profit, non-government organisation operating on local, national and international levels. Eurobug aims to provide young people aged between 18 and 30 with the chance …

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