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Aerial view of Ashford Castle
Planning a trip to Ireland? Live like royalty in one of these grand castles to stay in Ireland. Irish castles are steeped in history and a castle vacation will make you feel like a king or a queen. So book a stay in one of these Irish castle hotels...
St Patricks Day Parade
Dublin jives to a Celtic beat as Ireland’s national holiday celebrations take place this month. Since the first St Patrick's Day parade in 1931, St Patrick’s Festival has grown into a mega-celebration of Irish craic (or fun). Today, visitors from all over the world travel to Ireland’s capital to participate...
whiskey tasting dublin
Irish whiskey is famous around the world but there's nothing like enjoying a tipple in the buzzy city of Dublin. After all, whiskey tasting in Dublin is such a popular pastime that there are whiskey bars, whiskey museums and whisky pubs everywhere.  Why not celebrate St Patrick’s Day with an...
mount stuart
The gardens of Mount Stewart in Northern Ireland are a sight for sore eyes. Voted as one of the top 10 gardens in the world, these gardens are works of art and definitely worth visiting while travellling through County Down. Mount Stewart I’m strolling along a path by a tranquil lake,...
oyster festival
You can find an Irish pub in just about any city around the world. But there’s nothing like cosying up in a pub in Ireland. The atmosphere is jovial, the conversation stimulating. New and old friends huddle around the fireplace drinking Guinness (Guinness fans should mark the Galway Oyster...
donegal craft village
The traditional Irish crafts of hand weaving, stone sculpting and glass-making are being given a fresh perspective by artists at the Donegal Craft Village. There’s something alluring about buying a piece of art or an original sculpture from a local artist, especially if you’ve travelled half way across the world...

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