Cork for… Adventurers

The Lonely Planet recently named Ireland as a top destination for adventure vacations. If you’re an adrenaline junkie searching for your next adventure – why not choose Cork? There are so many activities to choose from, so how do you know what to do? Well, we at Blarney Woollen Mills have made a list of our…

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The Splendor of the Big House

Hidden away behind vast estates and luscious gardens, these architectural gems are remnants of a decadent age long gone by.    An Teach Mór (pronounced: Te-ock More), also known as “The Big House,” was a term used to describe the country houses, mansions and estate houses of the well-to-do landed class in Ireland. These luxurious buildings began to spring up across the…

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Great Activities to Try in Ireland for Father’s Day

This Father’s Day why not treat dad to a unique Irish experience? Whether he’s an outdoorsman, a motorhead, or a man who appreciates the finer things; Ireland has something for every dad!   Fish at One of Ireland’s Many Beauty Spots Fishing enthusiasts will delight at the sheer variety and quality of fish available in Ireland. There is…

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6 Must-Try Foods in Cork

Planning a trip to Cork? Make the most of your stay here by sampling some of the finest food the region has to offer.  Known as the Food Capital of Ireland, Cork boasts some of the best quality produce in the world as well as a wealth of eateries to suit all tastes. After some fierce debating…

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