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Calves Week, Schull

Calves Week

This is every bit as much as social event as a sailing regatta, which isn't to say that the competition is not keen, it …

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Feakle Trad

Feakle Traditional Music Festival

One of the premier traditional music festivals in Ireland, Feakle always has an excellent line up and is a very friendly festival, with lots …

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Boyne Music Festival

Boyne Music Festival

While classical music – chamber music in particular – is the main focus at Boyne, there are also exhibitions, poetry readings, ┬álectures and a …

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Kilkenny Arts Festival

Kilkenny Arts Festival

A long established and highly regarded festival encompassing theatre and dance, classical, jazz, folk and other music, street theatre, literature, visual art and craft. …

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Places to See »

Cogh Heritage Centre

Cobh Heritage Centre

This fascinating centre tells the often tragic story of Irish emigration in a most vivid way and also commemorates the departure of the Titanic …

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Skellig from the sea

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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Ailwee Cave

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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The Wonderful Barn

The Wonderful Barn

Built on the original grounds of Castletown House, this amazing and beautifully named building really is wonderful and well worth a post all of …

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Things to Do »

Island Golf Club

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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fishing-galway

When & Where to Fish in Ireland

Despite declining stocks of some fish, Ireland remains an excellent fishing destination, whether you are an angler in search of trout and salmon or …

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Delphi Activity Centre

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

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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Touring Ireland »

Road signs in Ireland

Irish Road Signs & Traffic Signals

Many Irish road signs - such as the STOP sign - will be familiar, but there are others which are not so readily identified …

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Soup - Lunchtime bargain in Ireland

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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Heritage Card

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 English Market, Cork

20 Recommended Places to Eat in Cork

This selection of 20 great places to eat in Cork city has everything from market stalls to sushi bars, from the best places …

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Ireland & the Irish »

Kissing the Blarney Stone 1913

Kissing the Blarney Stone

People flock still to kiss the famous stone and, allegedly, gain the gift of loquaciousness. These days they are far less likely to injure …

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Afternoon Tea

History of Irish Food

The food people ate in the past in Ireland has always been closely interwoven with other aspects of our history, particularly so because for …

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irish-stew

Irish Stew

The ingredients are simple, lamb, potato, onion and carrot, but the result is a hearty and warming dish which the Irish have enjoyed for …

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Dublin People

Fast Facts about Ireland: People & Society

Ireland's population is growing for the first time in over 150 years, which is affecting just about every aspect of life here. The changes are …

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