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#journeys magazine

# journeys-magazine - Friday 12 July, 2019

Sleep Here: Take the whole family glamping (without the tents) in this cosy Co Clare cabin

The former horse truck as been “permanently put to pasture” – and now sleeps five comfortably.

'I'll be back at Slieve League to finish the cliff walk soon': Map-maker Paul O'Dwyer shares his favourite bits of Ireland

Including a Wicklow cafe with some of the soundest staff in Ireland.

How to do Fota Wildlife Park like a pro: Picnic spots, parking perks and how to meet Matheo the sloth

Plus the best time of day to visit if you’re a fan of penguins.

5 of the most incredible spots around Ireland for a sea swim - and what to see when you dry off

Ally Thompson rounds up five destinations that are perfect for a swim (or a splash).

# journeys-magazine - Friday 5 July, 2019

Sleep Here: Lean in to your romantic side at this stylishly converted stone barn in Meath

Once home to cows and chickens, the Crows’ Hermitage is now a breathtaking stayover spot.

12 Great Irish Drives: Uncover hidden woodland waterfalls on Sligo's scenic Yeats Country Loop

Sligo is home to the “lake isle of Innisfree” – along with great views, picnic spots and sea swims.

# journeys-magazine - Friday 28 June, 2019

Sleep Here: Make friends with donkeys, lambs, ducks and geese on Meath's Kiltale Farm

If feeding hens and milking goats sounds like your kind of holiday activity, book a stay on Kiltale Farm.

'Skellig Michael really is like its own world': Professional vagabond Rob Rankin shares his favourite Irish places

From a town destroyed by plague to a memorable banoffee pie – the highlights of a life well travelled.

'See puffins up close': 6 underrated islands on Ireland's west coast - and why you should visit

Paul Clements spotlights six islands that don’t get the tourist attention they deserve.

12 Great Irish Drives: Tackle mountain roads along Wicklow's Sally Gap - and stop for a swim on the way home

Just an hour from Dublin, you’ll find awe-inspiring views.

# journeys-magazine - Friday 21 June, 2019

12 Great Irish Drives: Head on an inland adventure along the twists and turns of the Northern Glens Trail

You’ll pass sparkling lakes, towering rock formations and awe-inspiring waterfalls.

Sleep Here: A converted Georgian gate lodge in the heart of the Wicklow mountains

Stay alongside a growing family, ponies, dogs and a terrapin.

'It's a proper pub with no TV!' Surfer Pete Hynes shares his favourite Irish places

From Sligo’s best breakfast to a unique beach – the highlights of a life well travelled

'You'll hear the crashing river as you approach': 6 family-friendly walks and hikes around Ireland

Pack up a picnic and hit the trails with the kids this summer.

# journeys-magazine - Friday 14 June, 2019

Sleep Here: Drift off in a luxury glamping pod among the trees at Castle Ward Estate

Spend the night on the spectacular grounds of this 18th century manor.

'On a calm day you'll see Skellig Michael': Photographer Jeremy Simpson shares his favourite Irish places

Here’s where the New Zealand native goes for incredible photos (and an Irish fry).

How to do Westport like a pro: Shark views, parking tips and the pub from the classic Guinness ad

Plus the “best whipped ice cream in Ireland”.

'Sit on the pier and tuck in': 7 seaside chippers around Ireland that are worth the drive

Caroline Hennessy on the spots serving up the freshest fish, the crispiest chips and the best views.

12 Great Irish Drives: See beaches, bridges and the Dark Hedges on Antrim's Causeway Coastal Route

Along with a stop at the Giant’s Causeway itself.

# journeys-magazine - Friday 7 June, 2019

12 Great Irish Drives: Take a dip in the blue Atlantic and drive the famous Sky Road in Connemara

And if you like smoked salmon and seafood chowder, you’ve come to the right place.

Sleep Here: A one-of-a-kind houseboat (that's moored outside a pub)

The Roisin Dubh in Sallins, Co Kildare is warm, cosy, and unique.

'Not many people know about the ruined castle': A lifelong traveller and foodie shares his favourite Irish places

From isolated hikes to a very special ice-cream – William Barry on the highlights of a life well travelled.

'Check out the tapas bar run by two surfers': 6 up-and-coming holiday spots around Ireland, according to insiders

From Strandhill to the Copper Coast, here are the places to get off the beaten track in 2019.

# journeys-magazine - Thursday 30 May, 2019

12 Great Irish Drives: Cruise along Louth's Cooley Peninsula with family thrills at Carlingford Lough

Sign yourselves up for kayaking, zip-lining or even a spot of stand up paddle boarding.

Disconnect from modern life in this island cottage with only candles for light

Only seals live on Great Blasket Island today – but you can stay in one of five traditional cottages.

From Achill-henge to an extinct volcano: Tour guide Jen Condon shares her favourite offbeat Irish places

From Achill-henge to an extinct volcano – the highlights of a life well travelled.

'Zipline over the water': 6 adventure destinations around Ireland where the whole family can run wild

Grab the waterproofs, pack a picnic, and head for one of these activity-packed places.

# journeys-magazine - Friday 24 May, 2019

12 Great Irish Drives: Explore passage tombs and Braveheart ruins in Meath's historic Boyne Valley

Plus a stop for epic homemade carrot cake en route.

Sleep Here: Rest your head in a real-life Wanderly Wagon in the hills of Co Donegal

The Gavin family fell in love with a site on the shores of Lough Finn 15 years ago.

'When you get there, it'll take your breath away': Photographer Trish Punch shares her favourite Irish places

From abandoned villages to a Skellig sunset – the highlights of a life well travelled.

7 unmissable stops for an ice cream around Ireland - and what else to check out when you park up

Make your next road trip an ice cream pilgrimage.

# journeys-magazine - Friday 17 May, 2019

12 Great Irish Drives: Go whale-spotting and visit a world-famous lighthouse on Wexford's Ring Of Hook

At 800 years, Hook Lighthouse is the world’s oldest operational lighthouse.

Sleep Here: A spectacular 15th century Kilkenny castle with a touching 20-year restoration tale

Tubbrid Castle’s reimagining was a family affair, started by a father and finished by his son.

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