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#1 Current prizes to be WON!
- Win a Family Getaway to Mount Wolseley Hotel
- Win a Back To School Voucher For M&S
- Win a Fabulous Mini Break For The Family At The Maritime Hotel In Cork
- Win a Schoolbag From Schoolbooks.ie
- Win a Family Pass to Special 10th Anniversary Screening of ‘The Secret of Kells’
- Win a Family Pass to Lough Key Experience
#2 There are so many fun, interesting and exciting places to visit in Ireland that we could fill every day of the summer holidays with something different, but who has the budget to stretch that far? Having lots of ideas for free things to do is essential, so here are our top 10 ideas for FREE family days out in Ireland – and they’re all kid-approved!
#3 Enjoy your fruit as fresh as it gets with a trip to one of the many pick your own farms in Ireland and the UK – a great idea for a family day out with the added bonus of delicious treats to enjoy afterwards! Here are 18 of the Best Pick Your Own Farms In Ireland and the UK.
#4 Mother-of-two Natalie Livingston investigate drownings and has written her own list of water safety tips to help other parents – including what she does to keep her own kids safe in the water. Here are her 10 Water Safety Tips: From a Mom Who Investigates Drownings.
#5 While we may not get tropical weather that leads to a summer of sun, it turns out there are heaps of outdoor pools scattered across Ireland. Whether tidal, heated or lakeside, there are lots of Outdoor Swimming Pools in Ireland to choose from – and fingers crossed for some summer sun!
#6 Did you know blood has an expiration date? Or that every 2 seconds, someone in the U.S. needs blood? Here are 10 surprising things you never knew about donating blood, thanks to Red Cross Blood.
#7 Are you trying to decide on the best school bag for your child? Along with it being stylish enough for them to wear, there are a few other essential elements to consider. Here are our tips on picking the best school bags for your child, to ensure comfort, safety and style!
#8 Are you searching for things to do near you? Do you want to do something special at the weekend? Or have a midweek treat with the kids? We take the hard work out of entertaining the family with our pick of what’s on and things to do with kids in Ireland for the coming months, from family fun days to festivals and days out.
#9 We are big fans of our National Museums of Ireland. They are free to visit, they have amazing exhibitions, workshops and activities. We get to learn more about our history, culture and past and see some really exciting artefacts that have been discovered here and abroad. You may be more familiar with the 3 Dublin Museum sites but here are 7 reasons why we love the National Museum of Ireland – Country Life in Mayo.