How to Burglar Proof your Home

Posted on August 1, 2019

When you are away from your home on holidays or for longer periods of time, you can be concerned about the safety of your home. We have 8 recommendations for when you are abroad that will help you upgrade your home security in some simple ways. Don’t post on social media: If your 500 Facebook ‘friends’ or any Instagram user who can see your public Instagram account know you are over 8,000 miles away in Beijing you could be leaving...

Back to school competition returns for 2019

Posted on July 30, 2019

As the summer enters its final stage, many families will be getting ready for the back to school preparation over the coming weeks. It has been mentioned by the ILCU that the majority of back to school costs are putting a financial burden on parents and/or guardians. Primary school children will cost roughly €950 to send to school in 2019 while secondary school children will cost a significantly higher amount of €1,400 to prepare for the new year of school....

Taking Care of your Pets in Summer Weather

Posted on July 26, 2019

With hot weather appearing and disappearing over the last few weeks it is important to keep your pet’s safe while both in and around the home. You might think letting them roam around outside is a great idea but in reality it’s important to know what care your pets need during hot weather. 1. Don’t leave your pet in the car - We have all heard the horror stories on social media going viral over the last few years of...

Top Travel Destinations for 2019

Posted on July 3, 2019

Whether you are travelling solo, with family or friends or with your other half during the rest of 2019 then the choice of travel destinations is key. If you are still deciding on where to book a holiday for 2019 we have you covered with an option for each month left of 2019. July – Last Minute Sun holiday If you are looking for last minute deals for July then your best plan is to check online booking websites or...

Checklist for Driving Safely During the Summer

Posted on June 18, 2019

Where was the leaving certificate weather? We have all had to go through this ritualistic rite of passage of the scorching weather during the leaving certificate exams…it seems unfair that this year we are still experiencing rain and cold in June. However, we will stay positive and wait impatiently for a well overdue heatwave. Keep the fingers crossed and check Met Éireann! As the sun does make an appearance some early mornings and late evenings, here’s some tips for safe...

Body & Soul 2019 Bucket List: Music, Wellness, Comedy

Posted on June 11, 2019

Body & Soul 2019 Summer Solstice Weekend, 21st – 23rd June, 2018 at Ballinlough Castle, Westmeath, Ireland What to expect – 10 Years of Joy This year marks the 10th year of the Body & Soul festival and it’s been hinted that the festival will be going back to the forest’s dance floor roots with a few surprises to celebrate 10 years. Music – The top acts to see this year As usual, acts from all around the world are...

May 2019 Bucket List – WellFest, Jam Park and More

Posted on May 10, 2019

Looking for some inspiration for what to do this weekend? We have 2 event suggestions for this weekend and 2 new venues you can add to your list to try. Whether you want a sporty occasion, a more chilled out day or want to eat good food, we have the go to options for you this May. 1. WellFest Europe’s largest outdoor health and wellness festival is back again this year from 11th – 12th of May 2019 at Royal...

Top 10 Tips for Smart Travelling

Posted on April 30, 2019

What should I bring on holidays? No matter where you are travelling to this year, travelling light for many is a priority. How often do you go on holidays and over pack?  You don’t need a rain jacket in sunny Spain or those hiking boots for your beach holiday. Be smart when packing and you will save space, hassle of carrying all that stuff and save on your baggage charges. Travelling can be a stressful time for some people, especially...

What’s on this weekend in Dublin for Families?

Posted on February 22, 2019

With the mid-term coming to an end for the kids you may be running low on things to do this weekend. Below are some events based around Ireland that won’t break the bank along with a few paid events too! Dublin Free Entry - National History Museum The National History Museum is a free museum based on the red luas line but also within walking distance of O’Connell Street. It is a place to learn all about native animals to...

Home Insurance for when your Home Alone

Posted on December 21, 2018

In our previous blog about the evolution of technology in the home, we emphasized how the value of our home contents has increased significantly. Meaning having your contents insured under your home insurance policy is vital and smart. Below are all our options available for home insurance that suits you. You never know when you might have a situation like the McCallister’s…  We have a number of different products to suit your Home Insurance requirements: 1. Contents Only/Renters Insurance...

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