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Are You A Man By Birth Or By Choice?

Another fascinating podcast we found this month was by This American Life called, ‘Testosterone’. This really is an intriguing listen as it follows two people in particular and documents their experiences. The first is a girl who is administered testosterone injections and documents how she notices it change not only her physical self but more […]

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Looking for some amazing Huye Mountain Coffee in Kerry?

Its that time of year again! Time to roll out our Christmas Coffee!And the winner is … Huye Mountain Coffee, a fantastic coffee from Rwanda. It has been used in many barista competitions with great success. This will be our third year running this coffee and it just gets better and better. It has beautiful […]

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5 Reasons you Should Cycle More When Over 40

Turning 40 can be an age where the knocks and bangs of football, rugby or soccer can begin to take its tole. So how do you stay fit and healthy without damaging the bones and joints? – Cycling. Life begins at 40; so they say and there is absolutely no reason why you can’t remain, […]

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Attractions You Should Visit in Munster, Ireland

The province of Munster in Ireland is rich in historical, religious and natural attractions that you shouldn’t miss. Check out below 5 quick attractions that should be on your list when you’re planning to have a vacation in Munster, Ireland. Munster is the southerly province of Ireland, consisting of the counties of Cork, Clare, Kerry, […]

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5 Amazing Reasons to Have a Ring of Kerry Road Trip

Ireland is gifted with many roads that offer incredible views and attractions, but perhaps one of our best is the Ring of Kerry.This circumferential road in the south-west of Ireland has been attracting visitors yearly, thanks to its wonderful scenery – majestic mountains, rugged coasts, historical buildings and heritage spots. Though there are plenty of […]

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Coming Soon

Watch this space for upcoming events taking place @ The Bookshelf Coffee House, Tralee

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5 of the Best Places to See and Check out When Cycling in Kerry

County Kerry in Ireland is a cyclist’s dream. In this place you will find the MacGillycuddy Reeks – aka the highest mountain range in Ireland – and the Wild Atlantic Way, probably one of the best trails in the world with 2,500km in length. When you plan to cycle in Kerry, expect to see lush […]

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What to Expect When Cycling the Wild Atlantic Way in Kerry

If you want to see, feel and experience the beauty of Western Ireland, there’s no better way to do that than cycle your way down the Wild Atlantic Way. This route is more than 2000 km long and it covers the entire Atlantic part of the Emerald Isle. Too long for a bike ride? Don’t […]

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5 Great Cafes to Get Some Work Done in Tralee

Are you a digital Nomad, person who needs to get some work done while on holiday or simply someone who loves to write while enjoying a the best coffee? Tralee, fortunately, offers a lot of wonderful locations and cafes that have a great amount of space conducive for work. Some of these locations aren’t as well […]

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5 Amazing Things To See Along the Wild Atlantic Way in Kerry

The Wild Atlantic Way in Ireland spans some of the most gorgeous scenery known to man. Measuring in at a gigantic 2,500km in length, this is one of Ireland’s biggest tourist attractions and it is easy to see why. The stretch of this famous path that travels through County Kerry offers up some of the […]

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