Archive for August, 2015

  • A Guide to Sligo Town

    By Expedia on 31st August 2015
    By Nicola Hoey, an avid wanderer of the Wild Atlantic Way, sharing her experiences at wildatlanticwanderings.com The Irish are renowned for their ability to travel the world round, exploring new lands and making new friends, but we always tend to overlook what’s right on our own doorstep. I, myself, am guilty of such. During the recent Fleadh Ceoil Festival I […]
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  • Sligo, the Adventure Capital of Ireland?

    By Expedia on 30th August 2015
    By Nicola Hoey, an avid wanderer of the Wild Atlantic Way, sharing her experiences at wildatlanticwanderings.com With everything less than a 15 minute drive you are just spoilt for choice for activities if you base yourself in Grange, Co. Sligo. You can trek across Benbulben Mountain in the morning and dip your toes into the Atlantic Ocean by the afternoon. […]
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  • Your Oktoberfest Survival Guide – All you Need to Know

    By Expedia on 21st August 2015
    It’s one of the most popular festivals in the world with some 6 million visitors attending, and while it’s often associated with beer (and there’s plenty of it), Oktoberfest is actually the world’s largest funfair. So if you’re planning on ticking Oktoberfest off your travel bucket list this year, here’s a short guide to ensure you have a great trip […]
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  • 2015 Fleadh Cheoil hits Sligo

    By Expedia on 17th August 2015
    By Nicola Hoey, an avid wanderer of the Wild Atlantic Way, sharing her experiences at wildatlanticwanderings.com. I’m vegging out here in front of the Rose of Tralee on RTE TV after a ‘Fleadh-tastic’ week in Sligo. As the Fleadh Festival comes to a close the Rose of Tralee Festival kicks off in the south of the country but if anything, […]
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  • Galway Arts Festival – Cloudy with a Chance of Joy

    By Expedia on 17th August 2015
    By Susan FitzGerald of Vibrant Ireland You may have heard the nicknames — Galway: the cultural heart of Ireland, Galway: Ireland’s cloudiest city. But are they true? Certainly the organisers of the annual Galway Arts Festival find truth in both; in fact, famous cloudspotter Gavin Pretor-Pinny was part of their imaginative and eclectic programme this year. The legendary Irish author […]
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