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5 Tips for planning the perfect family Christmas break

December 7, 2016

Planning a family break over the Christmas period can be chaotic. After all, it is the busiest time of the year! If you want to avoid turning into a real-life version of the movie Home Alone, these tips will help you to organise the whole troop smoothly. Be Realistic Before…

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Preparing for almost 60,000 visitors to Fota Discover

December 3, 2016

With the gates to Fota Discover well and truly open for another winter wonderland of festive fun, it is anticipated that as many as 60,000 people will Fota’s Christmas attraction each year. Marjorie Brennan of the Irish Examiner met with Marketing Director, Seamus Leahy, to see the extensive preparations that are required for Santa’s…

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Ireland’s premier Jazz event returns to Cork this October

October 26, 2016

Cork will play host to as many as 40,000 music revellers who will converge on the city for the 2016 Guinness Cork Jazz Festival. Always a highly anticipated event  in the Irish festival calendar, the Jazz Festival kicks off on Friday, 28th October and continue throughout the bank holiday weekend. Over 60 venues…

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5 ways to survive the midterm family break with the kids

October 18, 2016

Midterm break is just around the corner and that means one thing – seven full days that need to be filled with fun tasks and activities. If you are already stressing about how to keep your kids entertained while they are off school this Halloween, a little bit of organising…

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Essential questions to ask at a Wedding Showcase

October 1, 2016

Wedding events are always a busy hive of activity and excitement. It is easy to forget those all-important questions that have been nagging since your engagement. Ahead of the upcoming Wedding Showcase at Fota Island Resort on Sunday 9th of October 2016, here’s an easy and essential list of questions…

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4 Reasons Winter is the Perfect Time to Indulge in a Spa Break

September 26, 2016

With the long summer evenings behind us, it could be time to prepare for those autumn/winter months ahead by treating yourself or loved one to a well deserved spa treatment. At our luxury spa in Cork, we have researched and selected the most on-trend treatments and pride ourselves on delivering distinctive style and spirit…

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