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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 [...]

St Patrick's Day 2014 #IrelandInspires

By | 2014-03-14T14:55:58+00:00 March 14th, 2014|Categories: Activities, Attractions, Driving in Ireland, Hot Topics, Top Travel Articles|Tags: , |

For the Irish overseas, you're being called home by Failte Ireland. #IrelandInspires shows Ireland's highlights over the last few years such as The Gathering, Launching the Wild Atlantic Way, being the most charitable people in Europe and more! "Ireland Inspires" in fantastic tourism video ahead of St Patrick's Day - Irish Examiner Quick snaps of the [...]