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Titanic the one and only voyage

Titanic the one and only voyage 0

Every April brings a spike of interest in the Titanic.  The anniversary of its demise is April 15th. With a local Cork town, Cobh, being the last port of call on its maiden voyage, the topic is always of interest..


Lee Valley Ireland - Guaranteed Irish's Newest Member 0

Lee Valley Ireland is proud to become a member of the Guaranteed Irish organisation. As a small Irish company employing local people in our local community based in the rural village of Inchigeela in West Cork. We are delighted to be recognised by Guaranteed Irish together in our efforts in making a better Ireland.
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Hillwalking in Ireland

Hillwalking in Ireland 0

Ireland is one big playground for enthusiastic hillwalkers. Not only is there is a path or track suitable for all walking abilities, there is also a shade of green to please every eye. From Mizen Head to Malin Head, Belmullet to Hook Head there are a multitude of options to hillwalkers; in fact, 678 walking routes are available to you across the country.
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Aran Knitwear

Aran Knitwear 0

The Aran sweater is a piece of Irish heritage. Today the Aran is worn by men and women alike. In days gone by the women knitted them for their man and only for their man, a labour of love and pride.
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Welcoming Some American Friends to West Cork 0

Denis and the team at Lee Valley Ireland had the privilege of welcoming Mike and Debbie Lowe to the wonderful surroundings of the Lee Valley and West Cork during the week. Mike Lowe and Denis have known each other for years and have developed a great friendship throughout the years. 
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The Kennedy's - From Ireland to USA

The Kennedy's - From Ireland to USA 0

The Kennedy’s from Wexford


Four miles from New Ross is the birthplace of Patrick Kennedy, great-grandfather of JFK, the first Irish Catholic President of America. John Fitzgerald Kennedy.

The family farm consists of the original barn and a part of the original cottage. The current homestead was built in the early twentieth century. The barn is part of the Homestead Exhibition.

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