Top 5 things to do in Cork

Top 5 things to do in Cork

The Irish countryside and the small villages or towns scattered over it offer many things to do for an enterprising traveler, but still, it's the larger cities that just won't let you be bored for a second, even if you tried. As the second largest city in Ireland, Cork is up on the same level as Dublin when it comes to things to do to keep you busy (although both Dubliners and Corkonians will disagree on this subject). Whether you're a solo traveler, traveling with a group of friends or with... [ read more ]

The most interesting museums in Ireland

The most interesting museums in Ireland

Many people go to Ireland because of its amazing natural attractions, castles, green countryside and of course, many great pubs. But if you are a culture seeker, there's also a lot waiting for you on the Emerald Island. Ireland's museums are a great way of experience part of the local culture, art and history, and you can spend many pleasant hours browsing through interesting collections on various topics. Most towns and cities in Ireland have at least a small museum where local artifacts ar... [ read more ]

The most beautiful heritage towns in Ireland

The most beautiful heritage towns in Ireland

There's no place that's better suited to make you realize that towns are more than buildings and roads than Ireland - it's enough to step foot in even the tiniest village to learn that what makes Irish towns, cities or villages special is their spirit. But atmosphere aside, there are some towns in Ireland which would be utterly amazing even if they were completely uninhabited. These heritage towns have been a long time in the making, and their every nook and corner seems to be infused with h... [ read more ]

The most interesting historic cities and towns in Ireland

The most interesting historic cities and towns in Ireland

Ireland has a long history, and lots of historic cities to show for it. Most towns and cities in Ireland are quite old, and you'd be hard pressed to find any inhabited area that doesn't have at least one tiny piece of exciting history behind it. Those who enjoy historical attractions will be able to spend many days and weeks exploring Ireland's villages, towns and cities - whose historical heritage is well preserved and cared for. For the urban historian, here are the most interesting histor... [ read more ]