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Unique Tours programme showcases the Lake County

“For decades, we’ve watched visitors stop off briefly in Mullingar, before travelling further west, passing through this county, unaware of its many attractions....

Pear & blackberry crumbles

Pear & blackberry crumbles You’ll need: • 700g (or 4 large) ripe English pear, peeled and cubed • 100g golden granulated sugar • 250g blackberry • 200g plain...

Hearty Fish & Leek Pie

You will need For the mash topping • 1 ½kg Rooster potatoes, peeled • 200ml double cream • 50ml milk • 50g grated cheddar • 50g grated parmesan For the fish pie mix • 100g butter butter • 3 leeks,...

Breakfast Booster Banana & Oat Smoothie

You’ll need: 15g/1 tablespoon Porridge Oats 1 large Banana 300ml / ½pt Skimmed Milk (ice cold) 2 Ice Cubes or Frozen Strawberries Additional fruit, if desired 1. Place all ingredients in...

Eye on Mayo – There’s nothing “Quiet” like it!

Known worldwide for the village of Cong of ‘The Quiet Man’ fame, its Croagh Patrick Pilgrimage and Knock Shrine, Westport House, stunning views and...

Red Hugh O’Donnell and The Long Walk

By C. A. Tremayne From the dawn of history there has been a strong streak of the rebel in the Celtic character and Scotland, Wales,...

Perfect Pancakes this Shrove Tuesday

Ingredients • 100g plain flour • 2 eggs • 300ml semi-skimmed milk • Sunflower Oil • Pinch of salt In a large mixing bowl put 100g plain flour and a pinch of...

Castle and 500 acres has endless possibilites!

Fancy yourself living like Sir Winston Churchill did in this Midlands castle in the rolling countryside? Well if you have €5M it could be...

Sligo – Land of Heart’s Desire

By Aidan Wall On my first day in the Yeats country of Co Sligo, I visited the seaside resort of Strandhill, on the south side...

How Cúchulainn became Teddy Roosevelt’s favourite bedtime story

By Kenneth McNally Once upon a time.......well yes, it happened many years ago; but this is no whimsical fairy tale, rather the little-known story of...