geocaching, Ireland, travel

It’s a Long Way to Tipperary (and East Clare)… To Go Geocaching! | The Geocaching Junkie

Geocamping, hosted by Eclectic Penguin, has become an annual event in the Irish geocaching calendar. As the name suggests, the idea is that attendees camp at the chosen campsite and then attend various side events across the weekend. Now in its fourth year, this was the second time I attended. This year, the location was… Read More It’s a Long Way to Tipperary (and East Clare)… To Go Geocaching! | The Geocaching Junkie

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On Screen: 12 Movie & TV Series Locations You Can Find Geocaches at in Ireland | The Geocaching Junkie

In case you needed another excuse to go geocaching in Ireland, fans of the screen – both small and silver – will love combining geocaching with TV and film, at some of these famous filming locations. 1. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009) – Cliffs of Moher (GC1W06N)  When hunting for a horcrux, Harry and Dumbledore apparate… Read More On Screen: 12 Movie & TV Series Locations You Can Find Geocaches at in Ireland | The Geocaching Junkie

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Geocaching in County Clare – Ireland County Challenge…Completed! | The Geocaching Junkie

One of my six geocaching resolutions for 2016 was to finish my Irish county grid, and I have managed to complete it half way through the year. That may not be as impressive as it sounds, since I had only one county left to cache in, so just one trip was in order to fill in that… Read More Geocaching in County Clare – Ireland County Challenge…Completed! | The Geocaching Junkie

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Easter Rising 1916: Remembering the Rebellion with Geocaches | The Geocaching Junkie

Reasons to go geocaching #2754: Blog research! Well, this was my excuse for a day of geocaching in Dublin City Centre last weekend. The coming Easter weekend marks 100 years since the Easter Rising in Ireland and I wanted to commemorate in my own way, by doing some of the fantastic 1916 themed caches in the capital. For… Read More Easter Rising 1916: Remembering the Rebellion with Geocaches | The Geocaching Junkie

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Skellig Michael: The Must-See Irish Movie Location of 2016 | The Geocaching Junkie

The remote island off the coast of County Kerry is not just a must-see for Star Wars Fans. … Read More Skellig Michael: The Must-See Irish Movie Location of 2016 | The Geocaching Junkie

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12 Traditions of an Irish Christmas | The Geocaching Junkie

From early December, Facebook news feeds are filled with Instagram-filtered photographs of Christmas Trees and the declaration that people finally feel ‘Christmassy’ (whatever that means).  From 1st December, radio stations start playing festive songs and the Christmas lights are officially switched on in towns and cities the length and breadth of the country. While many traditions are ‘borrowed’ from… Read More 12 Traditions of an Irish Christmas | The Geocaching Junkie

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Take me back to Achill | The Geocaching Junkie

August started off with a busy weekend at the UK Mega in Essex (check out my blog post all about it here) and quietened down a bit after that. The big news was that I reached 365 days in my geocaching streak! I still can’t believe I managed to do it. It wasn’t easy – some… Read More Take me back to Achill | The Geocaching Junkie