Galway Races 2019: what do I need to know?

From Monday 29th July to Sunday 4th of August, one of the biggest events of the racing calendar, The Galway Races Summer Festival, takes over Ballybrit Racecourse in Galway. GATES OPEN 2:30pm, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 11am, Thursday (Ladies Day) 2:30pm, Friday 11:30am, Saturday and Sunday. RACE TIMES On Monday, the first race is at… Continue reading Galway Races 2019: what do I need to know?

How to Drive on Greasy or Slippery Roads

By Esther O’Moore Donohoe and Lauren Beehan Why are roads greasier after a dry spell? Are roads more slippery when it rains after a dry spell? It’s not something we come across as much in Ireland –  if sunny weather is a distant cousin from America who visits every ten years, rain is our neighbour… Continue reading How to Drive on Greasy or Slippery Roads

The Best European Mountains To Explore

If you’re thinking of a holiday among the peaks, you may be picturing skiing, snowboarding and the all-important après-ski. However, you don’t need snow and ice to enjoy an alpine adventure – you can have just as much fun at the height of summer. The scenery is incredible, and there are countless opportunities for outdoor… Continue reading The Best European Mountains To Explore