St Patrick’s Day 2018 – Family Friendly Events in Cork

Ireland’s national holiday, St Patrick’s Day, falls this Saturday, 17th March. Each year, we celebrate St Patrick, the guy who got the credit for bringing…

8 Brilliant Spots To Buy Beautiful Last Minute Gifts in Cork City

As the last posting day is drawing closer, and shops are starting to fill to bursting with last-minute shoppers, the pressure is on to buy…

The Magic Of Christmas At Fota Beyond

Christmas is a time of magic, a time of wonder, especially for little ones. This is really the first year that Eliott is getting into…

Cork Goes Spooky This Halloween: A Guide To What’s On

Hallowe’en is fast approaching, and there’s plenty going on to celebrate the night when the ghouls come out to play. With the weather as miserable…

Cork Heritage Open Day – Things To Do With Kids In Cork

Cork City is my home. I’ve lived here for 8 years now, and I’ve developed a love for the place, rain and all. It’s a…

Easter Activities for Kids In Cork this Midterm, April 2017

The school holidays are here, so it’s time to get out of the house to beat the cabin fever. If you’ve not got kids in…

Fota Wildlife Park – Days Out With Kids In Cork 2017

Now that the days are getting sunnier, we’re looking for more things to do outdoors with our little man. As much as possible we’re trying…

Family Friendly St Patrick’s Day in Cork 2017

Ireland’s national holiday, St Patrick’s Day, falls this Friday, 17th March. In celebration of St Patrick who got the credit for bringing Christianity to Ireland…

Family Film Fun at Cork Film Fest

Are you in Cork with the family this weekend? As Christmas is coming up, the city is set to be busy with shoppers. It can…

Days Out With Kids: Fota Wildlife Park With a Two Year Old

You know those summer days where the fates all align and allow you to actually go and do something nice together as a family? We…

Lunch at Lishh – More Cork Ramblings

I love finding new places to try out for lunch in Cork City, especially places that are good value for money with varied menus to…

Some Parenting Chatter : Coffee Mornings For Mums in Douglas Court Shopping Centre

Throughout my time writing this blog, I’ve tried to promote events which were on in Cork for parents (and parents to be), things that would…

Craft-y Gift Ideas at the Glucksman Gallery

With Christmas close at hand (yes, I went there, Tesco has been blaring the music since midnight on October 31st), thoughts have started straying towards gift…

Heading Into Nature: A Wander in BallyBrack Woods, Douglas

Winter is definitely coming. The weather is finally starting to get cold, the evenings are getting darker and there are leaves all over the ground…

The Hell that is House Hunting

All I want is a room somewhere Far away from the cold night air With one enormous chair Oh, wouldn’t it be loverly? Eliza Dolittle,…

A morning of Soft Play – Chuckies Play Centre, Cork

  When you’re at home with a toddler, days can get pretty repetitive. Unless you set up different things to do during the week, it…

House-hunting; changing as life changes

I don’t think anyone honestly likes house hunting in practice. In theory, of course, looking for the perfect place to live, to build a home,…

Foodie Friday: Checking out Box Noodle, Cork

The diet is still on, don’t worry, but some times you have to have a bit of a cheat meal. Lately in Cork, everywhere you…

Taking Baby Steps and Walking Miles

  We’re getting there. Both me and the little man have been doing a lot of walking lately. We haven’t quite hit the stage of…

Things to do in Cork: Cuidiú Coffee Morning

As I have said previously, none of my peer group of close friends had had babies when I was pregnant, or indeed had my own…

Must-Do Monday – Cork City Edition

I’ve lived in Cork city for five years. I moved down here in September of 2009 and went on to gain the accent in ways…

Back To Normal (We hope) – Return of the Amber Beads

A week late, the amber necklace has arrived. Appropriately enough, it was ten minutes after the discovery of the package in my letterbox and the…

Flying over the Cuckoos Nest

It’s been a stressful kind of week. Manageable stress, but the kind that has the ability to drive you up the walls at the same…

Cork LGBT Pride :)

This weekend is the Cork LGBT Pride Weekend. There’s a massive list of things on for the last few days, culminating in the parade which…

Another Week, another happy story.

This week has been one of those where I keep telling myself I should sit down and write, but each time I do it, E…