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With more of us than ever before opting to holiday at home, hotels around the country are stepping up to the plate and offering increasingly imaginative breaks. Agenda sent out a team of writers to run the rule over five of them.

16th April, 2011

{ "b" : "Ross Golden-Bannon explored the wild side of Connemara"}

Connemara feels like a different country. The journey across the flat midlands from Dublin, through the spaghetti junction of Galway city, doesn’t really prepare you for the dramatic landscape of the final stretchto the Connemara coast. The vertiginous rise and fall of the rugged mountains, streaked with greys, greens and ochre, seems like the unrolling of a cinematic classic through the frame of a car window....

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