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Coming home a winner

Rule the World in Mullingar

Great excitement at Lough Owel Lodge  last week as we prepared to go into Mullingar to see the Grand National-winning horse.

Winner of the Crabbie’s Grand National at Aintree, Rule the World paraded through Mullingar with his trainer, Mouse Morris, …

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Unspoiled and beaytiful

Visiting Lough Crew cairins


Visiting Lough Crew cairins;

A recent guest on a day trip from  lough owel Lodge sent me back this report after visiting lough Crew cairins ;

We drove and drove and drove, ending up on a narrow single-track road …

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St Bridgids well at Culleenmore Mullingar

St Brigid’s day


Imbolc has been celebrated since ancient times, it’s a Cross Quarter Day, midpoint between the Winter Solstice and the Spring Equinox, this year it falls on the February 4th. The ancient Celts celebrated The Goddess Brigid at Imbolc which …

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