Attractions

The Best Irish Dishes

By |2018-05-29T10:53:14+00:00May 29th, 2018|Categories: Attractions, Car Rental, Cuisines, Fishing, Food & Drink, General|Tags: , , , |

What to Eat in Ireland: 8 Must-Try Irish Dishes Known as the Emerald Isle, Ireland is sought after by travellers from all over the world not only for its natural beauty but also for its remarkable food scene. Trying out some delicious dishes in Ireland is as important as visiting the country’s famous landmarks. So, make [...]

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

By |2018-04-27T13:06:19+00:00April 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 [...]

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

By |2018-03-08T10:02:28+00:00March 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+00:00September 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 [...]

Missing for 33 years, this beach reappears in Ireland

By |2017-06-02T11:56:29+00:00May 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 [...]

5 Weeks in Ireland – On My Own & Without a Car!

By |2017-02-09T15:43:39+00:00February 9th, 2017|Categories: Activities, Attractions, Featured, Festivals, Food & Drink|

On a sunny September day in 2013, I left my job and flew to Ireland on a one-way ticket. I had been harbouring this thought of spending a number weeks there ever since I had first visited Dublin in 2012 and immediately fallen in love with it. I’d been back on a regular basis during the [...]

Tourism Ireland : 10 Things to do in Dublin

By |2017-05-16T13:54:45+00:00July 11th, 2016|Categories: Attractions|

Tourism Ireland has released a promotional video on Dublin, Ireland highlighting popular attractions / landmarks. In line with Lonely Planet's Best in Travel 2016, Dublin was named the third best city to visit in 2016. Tourism Ireland created 10 Things to do in Dublin video to encourage visitors from all of the world to visit Dublin [...]

Excellent, 30,000 Castles In Ireland to Explore!

By |2016-02-18T09:55:12+00:00February 17th, 2016|Categories: Attractions|

Here we reveal the top castles to visit in Ireland and provide you with helpful information on each castle including opening hours, cost and average visit length. All completed with a brief history on each as well as detailed the key features or main attraction of the castle. Credit goes to http://www.theoceansandshotel.ie/ for creating the infographic.

Two Amazing Irish Cities You’ve Never Heard Of

By |2016-02-17T15:21:07+00:00November 6th, 2015|Categories: Attractions|

By Alli Berry Tourism is a flourishing industry in Ireland. If you visit in the summer, you may find yourself overwhelmed and frustrated by the massive tour groups at the most famous tourist destinations. If you are looking for a real getaway, it is worth renting a car and venturing out into the Irish countryside. You [...]