VISIT GALWAY 2018 – A CITY OF VIBRANCY & CULTURE & FESTIVALS

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Galway is shaking off the cold to showcase its hub of events for the spring/summer season. You can look forward to a variety of foodie festivals, arts & craft events, music sessions and energetic activities. Galway spreads its wings of versatility and variety with its fantastic April – June line-up.…

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Spring Time Adventures for those Longer Days

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This spring the heart of Ireland is offering Adventure, Excelleration, and New Discoveries. Spring brings a new start, fresh travel ideas and longer days to make those ideas a reality. Why not find out for yourself the amazing adventures you, your other half, your friends, and your family can take.…

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15 Fantastic Things to do this Easter in Athlone 2018

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Easter marks the start of spring, and the clocks go forward 1 hour on 25th March. So, we can look forward to longer brighter days, fresh cut grass and beautiful morning choruses from our native Irish birds. And here are 15 fantastic things you can do, see and sample this…

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Mothers Day Gifts 2018

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We are Celebrating Mother’s Day over 2200 Years     Mother’s Day is also known as Mothering Sunday in Ireland and UK. Mother’s Day celebrations date back as far as the ancient Greeks where they would celebrate Rhea, the Mother of the Gods and Goddesses, every spring. The Romans also…

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Weddings in Athlone by Hodson Bay Hotel

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Last weekend we held our annual spring wedding fair with a little exciting difference. Here at Hodson Bay Hotel, we have created celebrations for over 2,000 weddings in the past 25 years, so we understand February is one of love, romance, new beginnings and wedding proposals. This year our Wedding…

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The Importance of White Flag Standards for Hotel Leisure Centres

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  As a family run hotel group, we are committed to obtaining excellent standards in all areas of our service and operation. Our managers strive to achieve the highest standards with staff, who in turn exhibit passion and ambition in every task they do. This dedication ensures efficient operation in…

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