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Forget Center Parcs - Ireland's new forest retreat gives cabin fever a whole new meaning

Looking for a smartly designed, socially-distanced staycation? Pól O Conghaile checks into Cabü by the Lakes, Cavan's hipster answer to Center Parcs

Cabin Porn. That's the title that catches my eye on the coffee table - a chunky, curated tome crammed with cosy cabins set in wild spaces.

Next to that book, and table, is a wood-burning stove.

Around that stove are creamy couches covered in woollen throws, timber walls hung with a mix of rustic touches (think old fly-fishing reels, balsam fir incense) and chic edits (a cocktail shaker, or black picnic hamper). There's a Belling range, a deep bathtub on the bedroom's coir carpet and, looking out the windows, I'm greeted by beaming glows of greenery.