Visiting medieval Ireland: Carlingford & the Cooley Peninsula

Visiting medieval Ireland: Carlingford & the Cooley Peninsula

Tourism is blooming in Carlingford and the Cooley Peninsula, Co Louth. These amazing locations have intangible local heritage and are quite rich in culture and history. If you want to have a peak into medieval Ireland, Carlingford is the perfect place to look. The streets are made of cobblestone and filled with the finest dining places, designer shops and coffee houses. Visit the Cooley Peninsula and walk in the footsteps of great Celtic warriors like Fionn Mac Cumhaill and Cú Chulainn. Ther... [ read more ]

Halloween in a traditional Irish way

Halloween in a traditional Irish way

As the Halloween celebration is coming nigh all the children get excited and prepare their costumes and bags for trick or treating and collecting sweets. In general the customs are all the same however the Irish have added a few more traditions to make it their own special holiday and give it a nice Irish flavor. On all hallows’ eve the streets of Ireland put up their festive moods and although the children are happy let’s not forget about the fact that it is the night when the dead can r... [ read more ]

Visiting Ireland in the fall – Irish folk and walking festivals

Visiting Ireland in the fall – Irish folk and walking festivals

If you are looking for tons of fun Ireland is always up for a ride. This country is full of entertaining events and festivities throughout the whole year! In the autumn season you can attend several food festivals, fairs and many other events. Don’t be sad that summer is over because the fall is bringing you lots of distractions too. No matter that the days are shorter as cultural life is not going into hibernation just yet. Come and join the Folk festival in Cork or the Walking Festival in... [ read more ]