Archive: Getaways

Review: Slieve Russell Hotel, Golf & Country Club

Here at Groupon, we are always keen to get a feel of what our customers can expect by visiting and trying-out our partners. Ever keen for an assignment on the road, Alan Neill Johnston packed his trunks, polished his nine irons, and set-off for a weekend at the Slieve Russell Hotel, Golf & Country Club in County Cavan.

 

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New York is a non-stop hub of razzamatazz, colour and New World charm characterised by a wealth of global iconography and a flurry of cultural diversity. The result is an imposing meeting of proud period buildings and gleaming skyscrapers, all metered by the tranquil greenery of Central Park and expansive Atlantic waterways licking at Manhattan’s shore.

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The treasure that is the Causeway Coast

Long before it became one of Northern Ireland’s most popular tourist spots, legend has it that the spectacular Causeway Coast was the haunt of a giant named Finn McCool. The story goes, or so my Da’ told me, that Finn built a causeway across the Irish Sea to fight a Scottish rival. During the contest Finn ripped a handful of turf from mid-Ulster to hurl at his opponent. The lump of land summarily knocked the Scottish giant out cold, leaving Finn the undisputed victor. And what happened to the Ulsterman’s weapon? Well, it landed in the sea and later became known as the Isle of Man…

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