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Aberdeen Lodge – a family working in harmony

16 April 2019

Pat & Ann have been running The Aberdeen Lodge for almost 30 years. They bought it back in 1989 when it was a run down and dilapidated building full of beds sits. Having put their heart and soul into rebuilding and refurbishing, this beautiful Edwardian building; they managed to turn it into their business and…

Hotel Etiquette

24 August 2016

In the 2016 Expedia Hotel Etiquette Study, waiters, receptionists and other hotel staff were asked what bugged them about hotel guests’ behavior ranked what were the most annoying habits they had. According to the survey here are the top 10 with the percentage of staff who complained shown in the brackets. Inattentive parents (72%) Hallway Hell-raisers (68%)…

Irish Martello Towers

13 July 2016

In 1803 when Ireland was involved in the Coalition Wars, also known as the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars; the south coast of the island (then ruled by the British), was considered to be the most vulnerable to a French invasion which made them develop a defence strategy by building 16 Martello Towers along the…