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20 Great Irish Places To See In 2020
20 Great Irish Places To See In 2020

Is your New Year's resolution to get outdoors and get active in 2020? Maybe you're aiming to see more of the country's great attractions? If you're looking for ideas, we've got you covered. You'll find castl...

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Meet The Team At Scratchable Map Ireland
Meet The Team At Scratchable Map Ireland

We are the definition of a small business here at Scratchable Map Ireland. We are a one product, four person team based in County Tipperary. Let me introduce the team. I am a history and maths teacher from Tipperary. I play hurling and enjoying cycling and hiking at the weekends. I used to want to travel the world but now I want to see every corner of Ireland. The idea for Scratchable Map Ireland came about after a summer road trip when I wanted a way to check off the attractions I had visited around Ireland. My favourite attraction on Scratchable Map Ireland is Slieve League in County Donegal. 

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Deireadh Seachtaine na Féile Pádraig - Na hÁiteanna is Fearr
Deireadh Seachtaine na Féile Pádraig - Na hÁiteanna is Fearr

An bhfuil tú ag lorg inspioráide ó thaobh taistil de? … Seo dhaoibh ár moltaí … Cruach Phádraig, Co. Mhaigh Eo Croagh Patrick Tá an sliabh seo díreach taobh amuigh de bhaile mór álainn Cathair na Mart i gContae Mhaigh Eo. 750m os cionn na farraige, ní haon obair gan dua é barr an tsléibhe a bhaint amach. Agus déantar gan bróga go minic mar oilithreacht é! Tá na radhairc ó Chuan Mó go haoibhinn. Is fiú a bheith gléasta agus clúdaithe go maith mar ní bhíonn an aimsir ag an mbarr mar a bhíonn ag an mbun. Bí réidh leis an bhfuacht. Bain taitneamh as bia agus deoch i gCathair na Mart ag deireadh an lae.

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What Makes Scratchable Map Ireland Unique?
What Makes Scratchable Map Ireland Unique?

It’s hand drawn ✍️ We see this as our most unique feature, and it’s one that we are very proud of.All 62 attractions on Scratchable Map Ireland are hand drawn by our expert artist Cian. In fact, they’ve all been drawn twice because the map we sell today is the second draft. We decided to make some changes. We were going to call it Track My Trip! It’s printed in Ireland 🖨 🗺 ☘️ We searched long and hard to find a suitable printer for our map. Getting it printed locally was high priority for us. We were delighted when we found the right printer for our product right here in Ireland.

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The Best Places In Ireland To Bring Someone Special This Valentines
The Best Places In Ireland To Bring Someone Special This Valentines

Valentines Day is just around the corner. You want to bring someone special somewhere special, but you're struggling to come up with any good ideas. If this sounds like you, we've got some suggestions that might be just what you're after. Ardmore we reckon Ardmore is the perfect destination for a romantic trip, whether it be a weekend away or day out. It boasts a stunning beach, a beautiful looped cliff walk and a great selection of cafes, restaurants and pubs.  Find out more with this superb advertisement for Ardmore written by local teacher Saundra.

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5 Great Reasons To Holiday At Home This Summer
5 Great Reasons To Holiday At Home This Summer

5) Explore That Part Of Ireland You’ve Been Meaning To See For Years Everybody has one. That place you’re mad to visit but just haven’t gotten around to it. Which attraction is it for you? For us, it’s the Burren. We’ve been. We’ve seen some of it. But we want to see every corner of it’s 1500 hectares – hiking, cycling, guided tours, the works.

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Ireland Is Reopening - Here Are 5 Great Places To Visit
Ireland Is Reopening - Here Are 5 Great Places To Visit

We’re all very excited (and maybe a little cautious too) about Ireland ‘reopening’ at the end of June. Things have changed a lot over the last few months. Many of us have taken the time to appreciate the infinite, amazing and beautiful places that we have right here in Ireland. Like lots of others, we can’t wait to get outdoors and explore more of our wonderful island. Holidays abroad aren’t really on the cards this year, so people are starting to plan road trips and staycations in Ireland. We’ve put together a list of some brilliant places for you to explore with friends and family. With everyone having been cooped up inside for the last few months everyplace is sure to be really busy. Social distancing is likely to be part of our lives for the for the foreseeable future. For these reasons, we’ve chosen outdoorsy places that plenty of open space.

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Gift Ideas For Irish Travel Lovers
Gift Ideas For Irish Travel Lovers

These minimalistic travel prints are pretty cool right? They're designed by Ciaran, an illustrator and graphic designer from Belfast. All of his prints are 'inspired by travel and nature' and 24 of them are of Irish landmarks. You can choose from You can from brilliants attractions such as Glendalough, Glenveagh National Park and Blarney Castle. An A4 print will set you back €15, working all the way up to a huge A1 for €60. You can check out the rest of Ciaran's great work on his Etsy store here.

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The Rules Of Scratchable Map Ireland
The Rules Of Scratchable Map Ireland

What? Rules? For Scratchable Map Ireland? We're going to admit it, we abide by certain rules for our Scratchable Map Ireland. Not just us, we know that some of our customers do too. We've even been asked ab...

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1,000 maps - 100 trees - 1 year
1,000 maps - 100 trees - 1 year

In July of this year, we turned one year old. We were delighted to have reached our target of selling 1,000 maps and we wanted to do something for good to celebrate. We are aware that, like many businesses, we have a carbon footprint. Paper maps, cardboard packing and delivery all have an impact on footprint. We make every effort to keep our impact as small as possible. Scratchable Map Ireland is printed in Ireland and the packaging is minimal and is 100% recyclable. We are proud of these facts, but we also aware of our responsibility to contribute to the reduction of carbon emissions.

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