Visiting Ireland, Tory Island

Visiting Ireland, Tory Island

Tory Island is a small place located near the coast of Donegal and is only about half a mile wide and 3 miles long. It can be reached only when the weather is in your favor which is why it is still barely inhabited. The island has a population of about 200 souls in four small towns: East Town, West Town, Newtown and Middletown. The island has remarkable scenery dotted with pink colored granite cliffs and rocks towering from the sea. Tory Island is a perfect location for bird watching. There ... [ read more ]

Visiting Ireland, the Stud Tour and the Japanese Gardens

Visiting Ireland, the Stud Tour and the Japanese Gardens

Ireland has a long history in horse breeding. There is a large and busy stud farm in Tully called the National Stud which among others is famous for its training center. Also while you are visiting we highly recommend you to stop by the two magnificent gardens: the Japanese Gardens and Commemorative Garden of St. Fiachra. Nature enthusiasts and horse lovers are both welcome in Tully. Join the Stud Tour, take a look at the finest stallions in Europe, see how the horses are trained and visit th... [ read more ]

Traditional Christmas meals in Ireland

Traditional Christmas meals in Ireland

Each and every culture has their own traditions at the most wonderful time of the year and this refers not only to their prandial habits. Food always plays an important role at Christmas time not only in Ireland but probably in most of the countries over the world. In Ireland there is usually turkey, cake and Christmas pudding, smoked salmon, cheese, snacks and biscuits and all kinds of chocolates. Usually every household has a Christmas turkey however some prefer goose. But before the main c... [ read more ]

Christmas fairs in at Wells House&Gardens and Roscrea Castle

Christmas fairs in at Wells House&Gardens and Roscrea Castle

With Christmas around the corner everyone around the world is slowly starting to prepare for this annual celebration. The streets and store windows soon will be decorated with lights and winter accessories, the radio channels will switch to Frank Sinatra’s and Whitney Houston’s winter albums and gradually the atmosphere builds up until its climax: Christmas Eve. In Ireland there are numberless fairs and festivals organized with tons of exciting and fun activities for the whole family. Com... [ read more ]

Irish Christmas at Doonbeg and Waterford

Irish Christmas at Doonbeg and Waterford

With Christmas around the corner everyone around the world is slowly starting to prepare for this annual celebration. The streets and store windows soon will be decorated with lights and winter accessories, the radio channels will switch to Frank Sinatra’s and Whitney Houston’s winter albums and gradually the atmosphere builds up until its climax: Christmas Eve. In Ireland there are numberless fairs and festivals organized with tons of exciting and fun activities for the whole family. Com... [ read more ]

Christmas fairs and festivals in Ireland – part two

Christmas fairs and festivals in Ireland – part two

With Christmas around the corner everyone around the world is slowly starting to prepare for this annual celebration. The streets and store windows soon will be decorated with lights and winter accessories, the radio channels will switch to Frank Sinatra’s and Whitney Houston’s winter albums and gradually the atmosphere builds up until its climax: Christmas Eve. In Ireland there are numberless fairs and festivals organized with tons of exciting and fun activities for the whole family. Com... [ read more ]

Christmas fairs and festivals in Ireland

Christmas fairs and festivals in Ireland

With Christmas around the corner everyone around the world is slowly starting to prepare for this annual celebration. The streets and store windows soon will be decorated with lights and winter accessories, the radio channels will switch to Frank Sinatra’s and Whitney Houston’s winter albums and gradually the atmosphere builds up until its climax: Christmas Eve. In Ireland there are numberless fairs and festivals organized with tons of exciting and fun activities for the whole family. Com... [ read more ]

Visiting Ireland – day trip from Dublin to Cliffs of Moher

Visiting Ireland – day trip from Dublin to Cliffs of Moher

For those who wish to leave the air of the big city behind for a while we recommend this day trip to the Cliffs of Moher in Clare County. This touristic site is located on the western coast of Ireland and is about 214 meters high. From above you can enjoy an astonishing view over the west coast and the country side and the Atlantic Ocean. The trip includes several historical sites, pleasant walks and a visit to Burren National Park and of course the extraordinary Irish scenery. You will also... [ read more ]

Visiting the untamed Wild Wicklow – tour from Doublin through Glendalough

Visiting the untamed Wild Wicklow – tour from Doublin through Glendalough

On this amazing tor to Wild Wicklow you will have the opportunity to tastes some of the fine Jameson Irish whiskey, see beautiful mountains, visit the ancient ruins of Glendalough, enter a traditional Irish pubs and experience what is it like to be present in a place which you only saw in movies before. If you attend the tour, we will take you to some of the film shooting locations which you saw in Braveheart or P.S. I love you. Come and visit the homeland of Enya, Bono and movie director Nei... [ read more ]

Visiting Carlingford – history and sights

Visiting Carlingford – history and sights

Tourism is blooming in Carlingford. This amazing location has intangible local heritage and is 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. You can walk in the footsteps of great Celtic warriors like Fionn Mac Cumhaill and Cú Chulainn. There are many fun and adventurous activities waiting for you here... [ read more ]