Where did April Fools Day come from?

Have you been the target of an April Fools joke? Ever wonder where the whole idea came from? What was the best ever April Fools Day prank you ever heard of or seen? Even though it is a day that has been observed for centuries, no one really knows for sure where April Fools Day […]

Mother’s Day Treat Event

What is on Offer Treat your mum to the best Mothers Day Present, a day out with Solas Eco Garden Centre Sit back and relax as we take care and spoil your Mammy Start the day at Solas with complimentary tea and scone Discover the history of the Rock of Dunamase with your private tour […]

☘️ St Patrick’s Day in Ireland ☘️

Well, it’s that time of the year again!  Ireland takes centre stage.  And rightly so!  President Biden, the most Irish American President since John F Kennedy, launched Irish-American Heritage month on the first of March.  It’s a month long Irish party and the whole world is invited.  St. Patrick’s Day, the 17th March, when the […]

Reasons to Research your Family Ancestry

Family History is so important to research for many reasons. You’ve probably been thinking about taking it on for years. Don’t leave it too long. There is no time like the present. You don’t have to do it all in one go and you can always ask for help. If you think it’s just too […]

Reasons to Record your Family Ancestry

Now you have been bitten by the Family Ancestry Bug.  It is so important to document all the work and research.  Irish roots can be difficult to trace, so when you find every little bit of information it should be documented. It can save a lot of heartache. If you don’t write it down you […]

Five Fun Things to do and COVID Safer Too

We have all had our lives turned upside down in the last year and knowing you really want to get back to Ireland.  Understanding you might be feeling a little nervous of the tourist spots and how very hard it can be to find ‘off the beaten track’ places yourself,  So I thought I would […]