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Kinsale Restaurants – The Good Food Circle

I’ve been spending a lot of Saturday afternoons in Kinsale lately. The weather has been great, and the town is slowly starting to build up it’s tourist season buzz. A advert in the town caught my eye last week, one which I thought would be good to share here on the site. It’s the Kinsale Good Food Circle restaurant listing. ... Read More »

Get out, and get active on Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way

Carrowkeel , wild atlantic way

The big buzz last year in Irish tourism was all about The Gathering – the initiative to bring the Irish diaspora back to Ireland to connect with their ancestors, family, heritage and what-not. This year all the hype is about The Wild Atlantic Way – a 2500km coastal driving route taking you from Donegal in the north of the country, ... Read More »

Golfing in Ireland

Ireland has a very long association with the world of golf and is famed for its fantastic golf courses.  A lot of tourism to the country is directly attributed to golfing vacations due to the facilities available, as well as the annual golf competitions held there. If you’re looking for information on where to golf in Ireland, great golf courses, golfing competitions ... Read More »

The Battle of Kinsale

The Battle of Kinsale, in 1601, saw Irish and Spanish forces join forces against the eventual English victors.  You can read all about the battle of Kinsale here on Wikipedia. There is a pub in the town of Kinsale that was named in honor of the Spanish commander Don Juan d’Aquila.  The pub is known as “The Spaniard”.  Outside that ... Read More »

Sunset over the ocean at Charles Fort, Kinsale County Cork

I was quite thrilled to get this stunning sunset photograph at Charles Fort in Kinsale one February day a few years ago.  It’s pretty rare to have such a beautiful sky in Ireland in February, but I was lucky enough to be at Charles Fort for this one. Read More »