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Tedfest

A unique and crazy annual festival held on Inis Mor on the Aran Islands which celebrates the cult TV series Father Ted. This may well …

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Ennis Book Club Festival

Books clubs have become tremendously popular and this annual festival celebrates the love of books and of reading - it's an event for readers, …

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Cork French Film Festival

The French Film Festival screens 35mm feature films, documentaries, short films and educational films in French. There is also a lively programme of audio-visual events, …

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Aran Celtic Music Festival

Held on the largest of the Aran Islands, this is a weekend long celebration of Celtic music, dance and culture with concerts and readings, …

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Places to See »

Brú na Bóinne

The cluster of ancient structures around Bru na Boinne are designated as a World Heritage Site pre-date the pyramids and are extremely sophisticated in …

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Charles Fort & James Fort

Charles Fort is a massive structure, with walls up to 6m thick and five defensive bastions around its perimeter. Its star shape provided better …

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Ailwee Caves

Ailwee Caves are Ireland's largest cave system, deep beneath the Burren in Co Clare, and can be explored during a guided tour. There is a …

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Skellig Michael

Skellig Micheal is a World heritage site, site of an ancient Christian monastery and an important wild bird sanctuary. And now a Star Wars …

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Things to Do »

Killary Adventure Centre

Located on the shore of the remote and lovely Killary Fjord, this busy and popular adventure centre offers, among other things, kayaking, wind surfing, …

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Delphi Activity Centre

Delphi Adventure centre is located in one of the most remote and beautiful parts of Ireland and provides a range of water sports and …

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Errislannan Manor

Connemara ponies are a favourite all over the world, and it's not surprising, they are well-mannered, versatile and very beautiful. There is little to beat …

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The Island Golf Club

A less well known links golf course than many other in Ireland, The Island is a classic links course more than 100 years old. Build …

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Touring Ireland »

The Heritage Card

If you are touring Ireland for more than a couple of days, this card will certainly save you money, possibly quite a lot of …

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The Dublin Pass: Is it worth it?

The Dublin Pass is a widely advertised card which gives free entry to many of Dublin's major tourist attractions. At first glance it seems …

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A Guide to Touring Ireland with Kids

Children are welcomed almost everywhere in Ireland, but touring anywhere as a family can have its moments! We've loads of advice and tips here to …

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10 Money Saving Tips for Visiting Ireland

Your precious vacation is for enjoying treats, having a little more luxury than normal and being able to relax – you don’t want to …

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Ireland & the Irish »

Traditional Foods of Ireland

From Irish stew to soda bread, black pudding to drisheen, these are some of the dishes and recipes that Irish people have cooked for …

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Origin & Meaning of Irish Surnames

Although many of the most common surnames or family names in Ireland have a history that stretches back to our Celtic ancestors, quite a …

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Irish Place Names

The origin and meaning of place names in Ireland can be tricky to decipher, but they are a vivid reminder of our varied past, …

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Hurling: A traditional Irish Sport

Hurling is a traditional Irish sport whose origins go back more than 700 years and which is still hugely popular today. Its a fast paced …

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