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Visiting the Aran Islands takes you into the past, revealing a very different side to modern-day Ireland. The three Aran Islands lie at the mouth of Galway Bay on Ireland’s west coast, around 250km ...
Historic Cork is one of Ireland’s loveliest cities. Only Dublin beats it in size, and Cork has a strong character and sense of identity, celebrating Irish poetry, theater, song and dance. The city ...
For almost 300 years, the rugged beauty of Ireland’s westernmost County Kerry has attracted holiday-goers from across Western Europe. At the heart of this region known for its fantastic vistas, ...
To some, Belfast still lingers in the minds as a destination to avoid, rife with images of militants toting rifles and touting tube bombs. But the days of the IRA and what they call the Troubles are ...
If you take a map of Ireland and draw a horizontal line more or less across the middle, you’ll find Dublin on the eastern side and Galway Bay to the west. That means the celebrated charms of ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, June 2012
Ireland is famed for its beauty and the 110 mile (180km) Ring of Kerry answers this promise passing through some of the most beautiful scenery in southern Ireland.
The most important thing to ...
With dozens of castles set in spectacular locations around the country, there’s no excuse for not paying a visit to at least one of Ireland ’s
historic landmarks. Whether you fancy staying in a ...
Written by Zoe Smith, United Kingdom, January 2013
As the days get shorter and the weather colder, Ireland might
not seem like the most appealing place to spend the winter, but fewer
crowds and cheaper prices make it a perfect time to explore.
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, January 2012
The ‘Bilingual Capital of Ireland’, Galway is the country’s third largest city after Dublin and Cork, and is the gateway to the Irish-speaking part of the nation. You’ll find much of the town ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, February 2012
In 1872 a young Irish athlete called Henry Wallace Doveton Dunlop realized his dream: to build Dublin a proper, dedicated sports venue. Landsdowne Road Stadium, only about a mile from St Stephen’s ...
With its rich literary history, landmark architecture and vibrant pub culture, Ireland’s capital has plenty to entice visitors to its shores, but with prices on par with the rest of Western Europe, a ...
Written by Zoe Smith, United Kingdom, February 2013
With its original construction dating between 1204 and 1220, Dublin Castle encompasses some of the city’s oldest surviving structures, although today much of its façade dates back to 18th ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, August 2011
As if Dublin needed an excuse to get out and party; the 2011 Absolut Fringe Festival
is on from September 10-25. That’s sixteen days of over one hundred
performances, music, theatre, comedy, ...
Dublin might not boast an iconic lookout point like the London Eye or the Eiffel Tower, but there are still a number of ways to get a great view of the city. Whether sipping a hearty pint of Guinness ...
You might be more concerned about how to get to the sights or where to enjoy your first pint of Guinness, but for those visiting the Emerald Isle for the first time, here are a few things to consider ...
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Doing what: Wild Wicklow Tour including Glendalough from Dublin