St Patrick’s Day – that time of year when millions of people across the world don their green hats and shamrock trappings and take to the streets to celebrate the patron saint of Ireland and their Irish ancestry (along with the countless others who are just along for the ride).
The Dean hotel Dublin For many of us Dublin creates images of a city steeped in history and culture, which of course is true. However, there is another side to this vibrant capital city that is so worth experiencing. This weekend, we stayed in the Dean hotel on Dublin’s famous Harcourt Street.
Belfast, a town steeped in history and culture, lies on the banks of the Lagan River. Cave Hill, the great basaltic mountain overlooking the city, resembles the profile of a sleeping giant. Some say it inspired Jonathon Swift when he was writing ‘Gulliver’s Travels’.
Are you looking for somewhere special to see in the new year? Across Ireland, venues are making plans for the biggest night of the year, and we have the pleasure of sharing our top five recommendations with you.
From the cliffs and the beaches by the sea to the expansive wilderness, County Donegal is known for its immense spaces of natural beauty.
September in Ireland is considered a mild and temperate month. Irish weather can be unpredictable, but it is rarely extreme, and this is particularity true in September. Though not always the case, with each season there are some weather conditions which you can typically expect.
Dublin is famous for its pubs and ‘pub grub’ (traditional Irish pub food). A visit to this beautiful Irish city is not complete without tasting the outstanding food and drink, while enjoying traditional Irish music.
A luxury drive around Ireland is an unforgettable experience. In Ireland, the roads are typically safe, the drivers are courteous, and the destinations are well worth the trip.
A self-drive tour around Ireland is an effortless and enjoyable experience. Whether you take a ten day or three week vacation, a drive around the island is the perfect way to maximize your stay. Here’s our self-drive Ireland Itinerary that can be moulded to suit your individual travel requirements, tastes and preferences.
Do you tip in Ireland? This is the big question many tourists ask themselves when they visit the Emerald Isle. Unlike America, Ireland does not have a clear tipping culture.