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An Ariel House Favourite, Zesty Lemon Posset!

We served up these delicious little lemon possets yesterday as part of our afternoon tea. Such a lovely contrast to all the sweetness to serve something that has a bite to it. We always have lots of lemons in our kitchen so we can whip these up whenever required. It is such a simple recipe […]

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Gathering Lavender at Ariel House

We have an abundance of highly fragrant lavender in our garden at the moment. It is so lovely to brush against it and have the scent surround you. It is such a soothing and homely scent and I love to bring some of that aroma indoors as well. It is so easy to dry lavender […]

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Mothering Sunday 2015

Mother’s Day is a celebration to honour motherhood, maternal bonds and the role of mothers in society. It is celebrated in various countries all over the world on different dates but here in Ireland it is always celebrated in the month of March. “To the world you are a Mother but to your family you […]

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Rugby Match Days At Ariel House

  As you may know, Ariel House is located but a stone’s throw away from the world renowned Aviva Stadium on Lansdowne Road in Ballsbridge, Dublin 4. Time and time again, we get to experience the thrilling atmosphere that a match day brings. There is always an air of anticipation on Lansdowne Road on the […]

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Valentine’s Crafts

If you follow us on Pinterest you will know that we are partial to a bit of DIY! If you don’t already follow us, why not come over for a look, we keep our page constantly updated and share with you all of our favourite inspiration. It is a great source of ideas, recipes and […]

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Christmas Pinning

We thought we would make your Christmas a little easier by putting together a few simple ideas, to make the season of goodwill go even smoother than usual for you! We are really enjoying updating our Pinterest account and have brought together some of our favourite Christmas pins in one blogpost! Make Strawberry Santas as […]

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Art in Dublin | Museum & Gallery Recommendations

Art in Dublin Dublin offers a wonderful variety of galleries and museums for visitors keen on viewing art. Whether your preference is ancient manuscripts or modern photography – the art in Dublin  suit all tastes. We have put together a selection of some of the museums and galleries that we recommend to guests of our Dublin […]

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Stay A Night In Dublin And Enjoy The Christmas Attractions

Christmas in Dublin is a great time to visit.  There is so much to see and do and it’s well worth staying a night in Dublin during the last big run up to the big day – we thought we put together a few ideas for places to visit and relish in the holiday season. […]

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Dublin Day Trips on the DART

We can’t think of a better time to take advantage of some affordable family activities – and one that we think is particularly great and really well priced is a family day pass on the DART (Dublin Area Rapid Transit). For as little as €17.20 for the day, a family of 1-2 adults and up […]

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Halloween in Dublin

Halloween in Dublin and in Ireland as a whole has become a bigger celebration in recent years and this year there are countless spooky events for the whole family.  From bats to vampires and pumpkins and ghosts – this Halloween you can be sure to find a celebration to suit everyone. Believe it or not […]

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