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Cork City Historic Walking Tour

Founded in the 6th century by Saint Fin Barre, Cork has grown from what was originally a monastic settlement, to what is now the second largest city in the Republic of Ireland. Since the early 900’s Cork has acted as one of the major trading ports of Europe, aided greatly by the deep water harbour in Ringaskiddy, at the mouth ... Read More »

Top 10 attractions in West of Ireland – infographic

Kangaroo at Fota Wildlife Park

I received this interesting infographic in the mail today from the folks at irishcarrentals.com. It gives a break down of the top 10 attractions in West of Ireland by visitor number, and includes some other interesting pieces of tourism info too. I think if you take a few minutes to analyze it, you might get some travel planning ideas from ... Read More »

Ten top things to do in Dublin, as chosen by a Dubliner

The Temple Bar Pub

Ireland’s capital city of Dublin is a vibrant and vivacious city. It is literally packed full of things to see and do whether you are looking for a lively music scene, to unlock the secrets of the past, or perhaps to walk in the footsteps of Joyce or Behan or even Bono, as long as you have the energy, Dublin ... Read More »

Along the beautiful Barrow towpath

Do you have a grá (Irish for love!) for the hidden gems of Ireland? Would you like to enjoy nature, scenic beauty, mystery & history, romantic ruins, cozy stone-built buildings, plus a nice cup of coffee & a bite to eat after a gentle bit of exploring? Then Graiguenamanagh & St. Mullins are for you! Read More »

Activities in Dublin for Adrenaline Junkies

Lest you think a visit to Dublin is all about gentle strolls past Georgian buildings or quiet pints in relaxed pubs, we’ve been looking at the range of activities out there for those who would like to get off the beaten track, up the mountains, under the waves, or even airborne on their visit to Dublin. Adventure Centre If you ... Read More »

Your Favorite Places In Ireland – Part 3

This is third and final part of the “Your Favorite Places in Ireland” series. Your favorite places in Ireland, and reasons why. The Cliffs of Moher, Co. Clare – “This is a truly awesome place. I know that it is “touristy,” but this place deserves to be seen.” More info: Visiting the Cliffs of Moher Hill of Tara, County Meath ... Read More »

Your Favorite Places In Ireland – Part 2

This is part 2 of the 3 part series of “Your Favorite Places in Ireland”. Your favorite places in Ireland, and reasons why. Cobh, Co. Cork – “Beautiful views and wonderful people. The museum is small but has some great items in it and the local cemetery is moving with the mass grave for those that died on the Lusitania.” ... Read More »

Your Favorite Places In Ireland – Part 1

Recently I ran a short survey on the blog, and many of you kindly participated by sending in responses to the questions- Thank you! The questions I asked were: Of all the places in Ireland you visited, what was your favorite? and What was so special about this place? I really enjoyed reading your answers as they started rolling in, ... Read More »