Top 10 Alternative Hen Party Activities

Top 10 Alternative Hen Party Activities

For 21st century brides-to-be, the hen party is a much bigger part of the wedding experience than it was in the past. Increasingly, instead of an evening bar hopping in fancy dress, hens are looking at themed events or alternative activities for their hen do.

With so much choice out there, we thought we’d put together a top ten alternative hen party activities (click here to see our top ten alternative stag activities as well). Read More

Top 10 Alternative Stag Party Activities

Top 10 Alternative Stag Party Activities

Of all the duties a best man is given, sorting out the stag party can be the most daunting. Trying to arrange something memorable that the groom and other stags will all enjoy and remember for years to come can be a huge challenge.

So we thought we’d put together a top ten of some of the more alternative stag party activities to get you thinking. Whether you are looking for a simple, single afternoon activity, or want to take advantage of a popular stag party weekend package, there’s plenty of information here to get you started. Read More

Celebrating your Birthday in Carrick-on-Shannon

Celebrating your Birthday in Carrick-on-Shannon

There’s nothing quite like having a weekend break away to celebrate your birthday. With plenty to do, great places to eat, drink and be merry, as well as a great choice of accommodation, the lively yet characterful county town of Carrick-on-Shannon is the perfect destination. Read More

A Great Day Out: What to do in Lough Key?

A Great Day Out: What to do in Lough Key?

The beautiful lake of Lough Key in Boyle County Roscommon, central Ireland, has long drawn people to its beguiling shores.

Lough Key’s name stems from Loch Cé. According to Irish folklore, Cé was the druid of the god Nuadu. Cé fled south after being wounded in the Second Battle of Mag Tuired. When he reached a stunning plain carpeted in flowers at Carn Corrslebe, the druid sat down to rest. Read More

Top 10 Fun Things To Do in Carrick-on-Shannon

Top 10 Fun Things To Do in Carrick-on-Shannon

Carrick-on-Shannon — Cora Droma Ruisc in Irish, or “the weir of the marshy ridge” — is the largest town in the county of Leitrim. Located two hours from both Dublin and Belfast, its home to 5,000 people.

Its thriving population of restaurants, a host of good accommodations, and its great music and arts scene made the town a popular weekend destination, especially for those hosting stag and hen parties. In fact, this charming riverside town has grown to become one of the most popular inland resorts in Ireland.

If you’re planning a trip to Carrick-on-Shannon, here are our 10 recommendations for your itinerary… Read More

The Ultimate Guide to Carrick-on-Shannon Nightlife (Top bars & Clubs)

The Ultimate Guide to Carrick-on-Shannon Nightlife (Top Bars & Clubs)

Best known for its hen parties and stag parties, Carrick-on-Shannon turns from a quaint riverside town into a vibrant weekend destination for grooms and brides-to-be.

While the town is home to a myriad of restaurants, scenic tours and water activities that are perfectly suited to family breaks, Carrick-on-Shannon also offers an assortment of bars and clubs for those whose fun begins when the sun goes down. Read More

How to Stay Safe on a Stag and Hen Weekend

How to Stay Safe on a Stag and Hen Weekend

A stag or hen weekend is definitely an event to look forward to. After all, it’s the groom or bride-to-be’s last hurrah as a single individual and it only makes sense to go all out. But more than enjoying yourself, you have to make sure that you stay safe too.

Don’t let an otherwise excellent night become tainted with hassles and losses that could spoil the evening’s memory. Below are just some of the ways you can stay safe while having fun at your stag or hen weekend! Read More

The Essential Items for Any Stag Party

By / 23rd February, 2018 / News and Offers, Stag Parties / Off

The Essential Items for Any Stag Party

So you’ve been asked to be best man at a wedding. And, as excited as you are for being asked to play such an important role in the upcoming wedding of your best mate, it’s by no means an easy role to play.

Not only have you got to write a speech that strikes the right balance between being entertaining enough to get the crowd laughing, but not so entertaining you get thrown out of the ceremony. You’ve also got the most important part of the wedding to plan as well—the stag party.

A great stag party has got to have a few key essentials: great accommodation, plenty of activities and a few good men to enjoy it all with. Although easy access to a lot of booze also helps. Read More

How to Make an Epic Best Man Speech

By / 24th January, 2018 / News and Offers, Stag Parties / Off

How to Make an Epic Best Man Speech

If you’re reading this article, then your best mate or brother has most likely asked you to be his best man. Now you’re panic Googling advice on the internet for anything from how to plan a stag do, find the perfect suit and how to make a best man speech in front of a room full of people without embarrassing yourself. Read More

Ready to Book Your Stag or Hen Accommodation in Carrick on Shannon?

What You Need to Do Before You Book That Fantastic Hen and Stag Accommodation

So you think you’ve gone past the difficult part. You completed the invite list, got the hens and stags on board, and found the best place to get the party started.

Nope, the work is not done yet – at least until you finally lock in the perfect accommodation. Sorry to burst your bubble, but there are still many items left on your to-do list. This is when you finally need to iron out all the details, so you won’t have to do troubleshooting at the last minute. Read More