Best Celtic attractions in Ireland

Best Celtic attractions in Ireland

The astonishing country of Ireland is famous for its history, mysterious places and the ancient monuments found on the grounds of it. Besides, there are innumerable legends which originate from Celtic sites and locations still seen in the country. These legends are also very attractive for tourists. The Celts have left a significant impression on the country which range from handcrafted circles to amazing monuments. If you love Celtic history and legends, the following guide is a must-rea... [ read more ]

Top 5 attractions in Waterford

Top 5 attractions in Waterford

Waterford is the oldest city in Ireland, and one of the country's busiest port, even today. Like most Irish cities, Waterford flourished during the Celtic Tiger, and some parts of the city are sleek and modern. And yet, there are entire chunks of Waterford that feel positively medieval, and not in the negative sense. Waterford has a special charm, something between the rural appeal of small Irish towns, and the historic, almost grand feel of very old and dignified cities. If you want a relax... [ read more ]

Exploring the Burren

Exploring the Burren

Take a quick look at the Burren, and you'll see a limitless expanse off otherworldly scenery that might as well be a picture of some faraway planet. The Burren is not only one of the most unusual and magnetic places in Ireland, but also one of the most striking landscapes on the planet. This natural karst sheet is one of the largest of its kind in Europe - 250 square kilometers of uninterrupted rocky expanse that seems hostile to any form of life. The Burren is surprisingly rich in vegetatio... [ read more ]

Historic Ireland: a guide to the Rock of Cashel

Historic Ireland: a guide to the Rock of Cashel

When the historical treasures of a regular small town are unveiled to the world at large, tourism doesn't stay blind to it for long, and sometimes the very things that made the town special are lost in the process of commercialization. But this is not the case with Cashel, a small Irish town that is home to some of the most stunning historical sites in Ireland. Cashel, in County Tipperary, has managed to preserve it sleepy, authentic small town feel even though it has become a very popular t... [ read more ]

Top 5 sights in Connemara

Top 5 sights in Connemara

The northwest region o County Galway is home to a place that many people consider to be the most beautiful in Ireland, and perhaps even beyond. Connemara can only be described as a magical place with a scenery right out of a storybook, with craggy mountains and soft clouds, gentle windswept plains covered in wildflowers and fields marked by painstakingly built stone walls. It's Connemara's sheer natural beauty which makes it such a unique place, but not all of the attractions on the peninsul... [ read more ]