County Tipperary: a tourist paradise

County Tipperary: a tourist paradise

Tipperary is one of the most famous counties in Ireland, subject of tales and songs, and that's simply because it is so beautiful that even other Irish counties have to admit it. Tipperary is a large-ish county in central Ireland, in the scenic Shannon Region. Beautiful towns and picturesque villages make Tipperary a delight for the urban traveler, but its natural attractions are nothing to scoff at either. Tipperary is rife with all sorts of historical attractions, many interesting pubs eve... [ read more ]

The biggest hurling stadiums in Ireland

The biggest hurling stadiums in Ireland

Many countries in the world have a more or less official national sport - in the case of the US, there's American football, ice hockey in Canada or kabaddi in India. These sports are an integral part of the country's culture, and if you really want to know a culture well, then you have to check up on its national sport too. In Ireland, the national sport is hurling, a game that has an ancient Gaelic origin, and whose popularity in Ireland can hardly be surpassed by any other sport. Hurling i... [ read more ]