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Poppy now fully recovered

06.08 2010 Poppy now fully recovered

Poppy has recovered well from her recent accident. The poor girl had to have 4 stitches to her face after she cut it during a rabbit hunt! An incident like that can be serious when you trade on your looks for treats!

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Win a Weekend Break at Croan Cottages

26.07 2010 Win a Weekend Break at Croan Cottages

The OhMyDog.ie competition has now finished. Thanks to all who entered and congratulations to Ciara Condra who won. The prize is a weekend break (up to 3 nights) in a 3 bedroom cottage for up to 6 people – and your pets! Pets are welcome to stay in some of our self catering cottages in Kilkenny.

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Tesco Top 10 Eco Breaks in Europe

14.07 2010 Tesco Top 10 Eco Breaks in Europe

Croan Cottages has been included in the Tesco ‘Top 10 Eco Breaks in Europe’! We’re delighted that the nice people at Tesco have selected Croan Cottages as one of their Top 10 Eco friendly places to stay in all of Europe! We don’t even shop at Tesco! You can read the full list on Tesco.com here: http://www.tesco.com/greenerliving/go_greener/greener_travel/top_ten_eco_breaks.page? Here’s what they say about us: Croan Cottages, Ireland www.croancottages.com In south Kilkenny, a stay at one of Croan Cottages is the perfect...

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Summer Newsletter 2010

28.06 2010 Summer Newsletter 2010

Self Catering Cottages in Kilkenny, Ireland Summer Newsletter 2010 IN THIS ISSUE – Upcoming Festivals and Family Fun Days – New additions to the Croan menagerie. – A Champion Tree at Croan – New Plantings in the Gardens and Orchards at Croan – Offset your Carbon Footprint by planting trees – Some Seasonal Recipes – Our new look website and Blog – Join us on Facebook! – Special Offer Summer Rates! – Discounts for Returning Guests! “Thank you so much for a lovely...

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Rhubarb and Yoghurt Cake

26.06 2010 Rhubarb and Yoghurt Cake

Even having given a pile of rhubarb to guests in the cottages, we still have lots left over. This recipe is a great way to use some up – even people who normally don’t like rhubarb enjoy this one. Wash and chop 4 stalks of rhubarb and stew lightly with 4 tbsp sugar. Meanwhile make the cake batter: Mix together 3 cups self raising flour and 2 cups caster sugar. Beat in 1 cup sunflower oil, 3 eggs and...

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