Holiday Inspiration

  • 48 Hours in Carrick-on-Shannon

    By Expedia on 11th August 2017
    A popular town for stag and hen weekends, Carrick-on-Shannon is the largest town in Leitrim. Located on the River Shannon, where the border of Roscommon and Leitrim meet, Carrick-on-Shannon has plenty to offer visitors to the area, whether you’re travelling alone, with friends and family, or as part of a large group. With over 40 lakes within a 10 km […]
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  • 10 Lesser-Known Islands to Explore in Ireland

    By Expedia on 9th August 2017
    An island itself, Ireland has many islands beyond its shores and along its rivers that travellers often overlook. Some of these islands are tucked away in the lesser-known parts of Ireland, whilst others are merely missed for more prominent sights. From remote and isolated to the more inhabited and historic islands, below is a list of 10 lesser-known islands across […]
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  • The Great Lighthouses of Ireland

    By Expedia on 4th August 2017
    In celebration of World Lighthouse Day on August 7, there seems no better time to highlight some of Ireland’s most breathtaking lighthouses. The great lighthouse has been a saviour of the seas for centuries, with many lighthouses located across Ireland existing for hundreds of years. Whilst exploring Ireland, make sure to take a moment to appreciate these significant structures. Below is a […]
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  • A 48-Hour Travel Guide to Fermanagh

    By Expedia on 28th July 2017
    When it comes to a short break, cities often jump to the top of the list, whether it be Dublin, Cork, Limerick or Galway, or a cheap European city break. There’s good reason for this as city breaks often provide a wider variety of attractions and things to do. Here in Ireland though we’re blessed with so many great destinations […]
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  • Medieval Ireland – 7 Irish Medieval Towns Everyone Should Visit

    By Expedia on 18th July 2017
    City breaks and coastal trips are often a big attraction to those holidaying in Ireland, but with such a deep history, there are so many stunning towns around the country just waiting to be explored (and explored for the first time in many cases). Much of early Ireland has been shaped by the middle ages, with castles, monastic sites and […]
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  • 20 Great Summer Family Days Out around Ireland

    By Expedia on 12th July 2017
    With the kids looking forward to a long summer break, and parents looking for activities to keep the family entertained during the summer weeks, here are 20 great family experiences to consider this summer. From the land to the sea, Ireland has plenty of variety when it comes to family breaks. Take a look at the best Irish family activities […]
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  • 10 Spectacular Irish Monastic Sites to Explore

    By Expedia on 30th June 2017
    Since historic sites and Ireland go hand in hand, this is just one of the many reasons that so many tourists visit these shores every year. Among the many highlights are our historic monastic sites, many of which have had a huge impact on generations of Irish men and women for hundreds of years. There are over 100 ancient monastic […]
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  • 10 Irish Castles with Amazing Views

    By Expedia on 27th June 2017
    There is nothing quite as epic as a castle with a view, and there are plenty of magnificent views to soak up from castles across Ireland. From dramatic ruins to recently restored castles, many Irish castles are only enhanced by the places they occupy. For those keen to visit and experience the views, below we have provided a list of 10 […]
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  • 15 Places to Visit When Exploring Ireland’s Ancient East

    By Expedia on 23rd June 2017
    With 17 counties spanning Ireland’s Ancient East, and over 5,000 years of Irish history to explore, ancient stories and Irish myth and legend await you at almost every turn along the route. While Ireland’s Ancient East isn’t one defined driving route like the Wild Atlantic Way, the historic sites that have shaped this land for thousands of years ensure this is […]
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  • 7 Great Food Trails to Enjoy in Ireland

    By Expedia on 16th June 2017
    Food and travel go hand in hand. It can often be the difference in a memorable holiday and a forgettable holiday. No matter where you travel in Ireland, food plays an important role in telling the story of an area. From fine dining restaurants and gastro pubs to coffee shops and local markets, there is a real sense of pride […]
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