Category Archives: Activities

French holiday makers take up hurling in Tipperary

On a recent visit to the farm we had some French guests who loved watching the game of hurling (if you don’t know what hurling is see video below for quick introduction). Of course they had to go out and … Continue reading

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Upperchurch Walking Weekend

   With only a few weeks to go to the seventh annual Upperchurch Walking Weekend the organisers have announced a schedule of events which includes two extra walks and some new features. If you are travelling a distance and need accommodation … Continue reading

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National Trails Day 2012 – Sunday, October 7th Get to know your local walks

National Trails Day is a celebration of Ireland’s wonderful variety of trails and a chance for everyone to enjoy some of our most beautiful countryside, forests, mountains and lakes. With miles and miles of trails to explore, there is a trail to … Continue reading

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Ballad of Borrisoleigh

The town of Borrisoleigh in Co. Tipperary, Ireland with images of the Fairy Fort Farm Hostel and surrounded area.

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Writer’s Weekend at Fairy Fort Farm

Writer Derbhile Dromey is organising a weekend workshop for other writers – in a fairy fort in North Tipperary. It’s actually taking place at the Fairy Fort Farm in Borrisoleigh, half an hour from the Rock of Cashel, an area … Continue reading

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Starring Role For Cashel In Tourism Ireland’s New Global Advertising Campaign

Great news from Tourism Ireland regarding Cashel which is less than 30 minutes from Fairy Fort Farm! Cashel has been highlighted in Tourism Ireland’s brand new global advertising campaign ‘Jump into Ireland’. Tourism Ireland has kicked off 2012 with the roll-out … Continue reading

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Hillwalking on the Devil’s Bit Mountain in Tipperary

The Devil’s Bit (Irish: Bearnán Éile) is a mountain in North Tipperary, Ireland. It lies to the north-west of the town of Templemore and is 5 miles from Borrisoleigh and Fairy Fort Farm, according to the Ordnance Survey Ireland, 478m … Continue reading

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