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By | 2017-06-01T10:52:45+00:00 July 11th, 2013|Categories: Miscellaneous|Tags: |

Guest Post Criteria - The content should be relevant to travel in Ireland - All posts must be in English - Blog Entries must be at least 500 words - All blog posts must be unique and original - Controversial topics such as religion, drugs etc will not be accepted - We are happy to suggest [...]

How Cork’s Spike Island went from Ireland’s Hell to Europe’s Leading Tourist Attraction

By | 2018-04-27T13:06:19+00:00 April 26th, 2018|Categories: Attractions, Ireland's Ancient East, Munster, Museums, Spike Island, Touring Ireland|Tags: , , , , , |

Of all the profound changes Cork’s Spike Island has undergone during its recorded 1,300-year history, perhaps the most significant is that all those who go there now do so willingly. For a time, it was the largest prison on earth - housing 2,300 inmates - and a venue for the most squalid, inhumane internment imaginable. Enveloped [...]

As self-catering family holidays go, Cork’s Castlemartyr is among the very best

By | 2018-03-13T13:37:03+00:00 March 13th, 2018|Categories: Food & Drink, Hotels, Munster, Reviews|Tags: , , , , , , |

I had the great pleasure of staying in Castlemartyr for one-week of self-catering. The party comprised me, my wife, our three-year-old son, Darragh, and our Golden Cocker Spaniel, Dexter. We had options when considering where to holiday. We could fly somewhere and enjoy some sun but honestly, the trials and tribulations of managing an active and [...]

Embark on a journey through the Munster Vales – Ireland’s historic heartland

By | 2018-03-08T10:02:28+00:00 March 8th, 2018|Categories: Attractions, Touring Ireland|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

“An authentic slice of Ireland.” As sound-bites go, the people behind the Munster Vales could hardly have asked for anything better than the one provided by travel writer and broadcaster Fionn Davenport. Speaking to RTÉ Radio 1, Davenport fondly recalled his brief trek across Ireland’s newest tourism region. Encompassing Tipperary, Waterford, Limerick and Cork, the Munster [...]

How to Save Money on Family Road Trips

By | 2017-09-18T15:24:52+00:00 September 14th, 2017|Categories: Activities, Attractions|

If you would like to fit in one last family vacation before the kids go back to school, a road trip is a great option. Having the whole family in the car together affords quality family time that some  vacations lack. Before you embark on your road trip, check out these money-saving tips. They will help [...]

Waterford could take centre stage on Ireland’s Ancient East in 2017

By | 2017-06-29T13:34:40+00:00 June 29th, 2017|Categories: Car Rental, Driving in Ireland, Ireland's Ancient East, Wild Atlantic Way|Tags: |

Since its initiation in 2014, the Wild Atlantic Way has emerged as a bona fide cultural and tourism phenomenon. The 2,500km meandering exploration of Ireland’s west coast - between Donegal and Cork - encompasses numerous sites of natural wonder, such as the Cliffs of Moher and the Skellig Islands, that were well established as tourist destinations. [...]

Best places to travel in 2017

By | 2017-06-12T15:48:42+00:00 June 12th, 2017|Categories: Top Travel Articles|

The Lions in New Zealand This year New Zealand will be a dream destination for rugby fans and adventure seekers alike. The country’s passion for the All Black’s will reach fever pitch when the British and Irish Lions play a three-test series against the World Champions in June and early July. Expect bedroom and camper van [...]

Missing for 33 years, this beach reappears in Ireland

By | 2017-06-02T11:56:29+00:00 May 12th, 2017|Categories: Attractions, Hot Topics|Tags: , , |

The 300m missing beach, Doonagh vanished in 1984 storm and left behind rock pools & a rocky strand as seen in this drone video. The entire volume of sand at The Doonagh beach on Achill Ireland in the West of Ireland had mysteriously disappeared due to a freak tide. The wind coming in from the north [...]

World Travel Awards : Ireland Nominations

By | 2017-05-16T13:54:44+00:00 April 28th, 2017|Categories: News, Top Travel Articles|

The first World Travel Awards was in 1993 to recognize excellence in travel, tourism and hospitality industries. Ireland rightly so has been voted in the last few years for a leading destination to visit with excellent range of attractions & things to do to cater for every traveler. Europcar's Tourism Index gives a detailed understanding of [...]

How to Have an Amazing Road Trip Experience

By | 2017-06-23T15:26:38+00:00 April 13th, 2017|Categories: Hotels|

Ireland is a wonderful country to visit; it has beautiful landscapes and its people are widely warm and genuine. In terms of infrastructure, Ireland has come on leaps and bounds in recent years and all the major cities and towns are supported by good quality roads. However, that is not the case in all of the [...]