Them’s the breaks

Gillian Nelis, Elaine Prendeville, Jessie Collins and Cheryl O’Sullivan go hotel-hopping on your behalf to find the finest staycations of the summer

17th June, 2018
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Castle Durrow

What’s the legal sanction for stealing an owl? I ask because I’m pretty sure that if it meant I got to keep Pickles, I’d be okay with it.

It’s a glorious sunny day on the Dromoland Castle estate in Co Clare, and in the school of falconry run there by David Atkinson, an extremely tall, extremely pleasant Englishman, my eight-year-old son and I have fallen hook, line and sinker...

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