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 ]

A guide to shopping in Galway

A guide to shopping in Galway

The old name of Galway is the City of Tribes, and it couldn't be more appropriate in the present day. Galway is one of the most multicultural, vibrant and many-faceted cities in Ireland. You'd have to try hard to get bored in Galway, because there's always something to do in town, at any time of the day. The city is located at the heart of one of the most beautiful regions in Ireland, it has quite a few really great pubs and restaurants, and more historical and cultural attractions you can find.... [ read more ]

What to do in Ireland in winter

What to do in Ireland in winter

For many people, traveling in winter to countries where winter involves cold weather, rain or snow can be pretty uncomfortable. Trying to get some sightseeing done when your toes and nose are freezing off or when your shoes are in perpetual danger of being soaked in the slush is not very pleasant. Ireland's winter weather is no wonderland, but that doesn't mean that you can't or shouldn't travel there in winter! Even if you won't be able to run down grassy hills or enjoy a spot of sunlight o... [ read more ]

The best literary attractions in Dublin

The best literary attractions in Dublin

Writers are often pictured as living from hand to mouth and struggling to get published, and while it might be true that writers have it hard in some parts of the world, Ireland can be said to be a bit of a writer's paradise. In a country where writers and artists get tax exemption, it only makes sense that literature thrives in every possible way. Those who know how to spin a good tale are not a rarity in Ireland, and neither are the places that can be qualified as 'literary' - places for w... [ read more ]

The biggest shopping malls in Ireland

The biggest shopping malls in Ireland

Ireland is not generally seen as a shopping destination, but although it is better known for its historical, cultural or natural attractions, shopping enthusiasts will find a lot to occupy their times as well. If you are looking for some good shopping malls where you can find anything from brand fashion shops to souvenirs and restaurants, then you won't have any trouble finding some good ones. For a good shopping session during your holiday, here are the biggest shopping malls in Ireland. Dundr... [ read more ]

The best town markets in Ireland

The best town markets in Ireland

One of the greatest charms of Irish towns and villages are the farmer's markets that have been functioning for decades and even centuries. Some of these markets are located in historic areas, and you can easily imagine how they looked like in the long-forgotten past. Markets are an important part of the Irish experience, not only because they are a wonderful opportunity to be part of the day-to-day life of the locals, but also because you get to taste some of the freshest most delicious food... [ read more ]