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Hiring a car in Ireland…a must for seeing the country

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When my daughter picked us up from the airport in Dublin, speeding off onto the motorways of Ireland, my dad and I were second guessing our plans to hire a car on our own. First off if you’re not familiar with a right hand drive on the left side of the road, you may be a bit daunted but don’t ... Read More »

Bantry House and Garden, Co. Cork – A Mid 18th Century Georgian Country Residence

Bantry House is the ancestral home of the Earls of Bantry which is situated overlooking Bantry Bay in West Cork. The title lapsed in 1891 but the house is still owned and lived in by the direct descendant of the 1st Earl of Bantry, Egerton Shelswell-White and his family. Since 1946 the House and Garden has been open to the ... Read More »

45 things to do in Cork City

Cork city is a wonderful place to spend a few days wandering around. It's a bustling little city, very compact, easy to walk and has something to suit most tastes. From the artsy type to the nature lover, adventure seeker to the sports enthusiasts, I'm sure there's something in Cork City that'll take your fancy. Read More »

Queen Elizabeth’s speech to give Irish tourism a boost

Queen Elizabeth is due to give her annual Christmas Day speech this Sunday, and she is expected to reflect at length on her trip to Ireland, which she considered to be a huge success. The Queen’s speech reaches millions of viewers and listeners from around the world, and the speech is expected to have a positive affect on tourism to ... Read More »