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Coole Swan at Bloom 2017

Caroline Reilly, May 16, 2017

Coming to Bloom 2017?  Fancy joining Team Coole Swan for a Day? ‘Heck yes! Sign me up!’ we hear you cry. As our representative, you will be presented with a unique ‘Team Coole Swan Bloom 2017’ goodie bag……containing Coole Swan goodies and most important a Team Coole Swan Bloom 2017 t-shirt so people know EXACTLY […]

The Survivor

Caroline Reilly, Mar 03, 2017

We want to introduce you to Steve – Steve is the newest addition to our sheep herd here at Coole Swan.  Steve the Survivor we call him.  His Mammy sadly passed away after he was born and he was left totally alone…it wasn’t looking good. We know, has anyone got a spare tissue? However Steve […]

The Mission Year

Caroline Reilly, Jan 20, 2017

Spreading joy through whiskey, chocolate and cream   The name’s Swan…..Coole Swan Now we’re not jumping to any conclusions, but it’s a little-known fact that Navan, Co. Meath is home to Pierce Brosnen, aka James Bond. Now we at Coole Swan like to think that that’s no coincidence, and that there must be something in […]

Your Dry January Saviour….

Caroline Reilly, Jan 13, 2017

Well! What a festive period. We’d be lying if we said it wasn’t epic. We even took an extra week to recover (and finish the last of the mince pies….). We hope you enjoyed it too! But all too soon here we are in January. Outside it’s cold, dark and grey. Inside it’s work, New […]

Things We Love About Christmas…

Caroline Reilly, Dec 23, 2016

You mean apart from everything??  Christmas at the Coole Swan farm is like a nativity scene with new lambs everywhere!! Our  little lambs usually start to arrive on Christmas Eve (we know, fitting right?)…those midnight trips to the lambing shed are our favourite…the shed is warm and quiet with just the sound of ewes breathing… […]

Is it wrong to get excited by geography?

Caroline Reilly, Dec 09, 2016

Did you know that the population of Australia is 23 million people? Did you know that Denmark has more than twice the number of bicycles than cars? Or that New Zealand  has the place with the longest name in the world –  Taumatawhakatangihangakoauauotamateapokaiwhenuakitanatahu (try saying that after a Coole Swan or two….) What about that […]

A splash of Coole Swan and a sprinkle of hygge

Caroline Reilly, Dec 02, 2016

Hygge [Pronounced ‘Hue-gah’] A feeling or mood that comes from taking genuine pleasure in making ordinary, everyday things more meaningful, beautiful or special.   We have the Scandinavians to thank for many things……Danish pastries, Ikea, Swedish men (*sigh*), but now we’ve got another to add to the list. You may have come across the Danish word […]

(No) Time For Tea

Harriet Talbot, Nov 25, 2016

We love visitors of all shapes and sizes. Granny popping round for tea (especially when she brings her famous brown bread), the neighbouring farmer (usually with some good advice) and of course Michael the delivery man, or ‘Pat’ as we’ve fondly named him (not that he knows this). The main reason we like visits from […]
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