Family Fun in County Kerry

I often recommend Killareny and County Kerry for first time Ireland family vacations simply because there is so very much to do there. The bustling tourist town of Killarney is filled with shops to cater to your every souvenir desire, while the pubs and restaurants will keep you well fed. Venturing out of town yields [...]

Stepping Aboard a Flying Boat in Foynes

Replica Boeing 314, Foynes Flying Boat Museum, Ireland

Imagine stepping on board a plane and instead of seeing row upon row of seats, you see a cabin broken into sections, each holding no more than a dozen passengers. In one section sit dining tables, complete with linen cloths, while another section replaces half of the available seating with bunk beds. The ‘first class [...]

The Best Hot Chocolate in Ireland

We didn’t set out to find the best hot chocolate in Ireland. In fact, the first couple days it entirely slipped my notice that my youngest daughter, Caelan, was ordering hot chocolate every time we sat down to a meal – be it breakfast, tea, or dinner, her request was always the same, “Do you [...]

Family Fun in Ireland : 7 Things to Do in 2014


Family fun in Ireland can be found around practically every bend of the road, with the national forests and endless kilometers of fields and green grass, giving families plenty to see and do.  But castle visits, spectacular scenery, or visit to the local park can become a little repetitive for the kids, as they seek [...]