Midsummer Walk for the Homeless

Paula IrwinDecoy Country Cottages

Join us for the Second Annual Midsummer Walk for the Homeless, from the Hill of Tara to Newgrange, Co. Meath, on Saturday, 23rd June 2018, in aid to The Peter McVerry Trust. This amazing event is a must for your diary. The full walk is a challenging 32 km distance over about 5 to 6 hours, in the heart of the Boyne Valley, … Read More

EcoTourism County Meath, Experience Ireland’s Ancient Past

Paula IrwinDecoy Country Cottages

Kathleen and Brock of “Our favourite adventure.com” recently stayed at Decoy Country Cottages and used it as a base to explore the wealth of historical sites in the area. This is what they had to say: EcoTourism in Co Meath has a wealth of things to offer. From touring the oldest man made structure on Earth, to connecting with the … Read More

Change — Reducing Our Impact on the Environment

Paula IrwinDecoy Country Cottages

I attended the recent CHANGE seminar in Dublin which was highlighting the need for all sectors in industry to think of ways to reduce their carbon footprint. This is difficult for the tourism industry as all tourism involves an element of travel. We, in the industry need to think of ways of encouraging people to take more holidays at home. … Read More

From Dentist to Decoy at The Seat of The High Kings of Tara

Paula IrwinDecoy Country Cottages

When Conor and Paula Irwin, both dentists, bought their house in 1998 they immediately saw the potential to convert the old farm buildings attached to the house, into luxurious holiday homes in the heart of the Royal County. With three small children themselves, they realised that hotels do not always suit the needs of holidaying families. With this in mind … Read More