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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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  • 48 Hours in Carlow

    By Expedia on 7th June 2017
    It may be Ireland’s second smallest county, but what Carlow lacks in size it more than makes up for in character. The county is small enough to explore over the course of two days with several popular trails waiting for visitors, including the South Carlow Adventure Trail, the Carlow Garden Trail, the Carlow Food Trail and the Mount Leinster Heritage Drive. […]
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  • 15 Reasons to Visit Kerry

    By Expedia on 31st May 2017
    It’s not called ‘The Kingdom’ for nothing! Kerry is one of Ireland’s most popular holiday destinations for both domestic and international travellers, and with a variety of towns, landmarks and festivals ready to welcome you throughout the year, we’ve looked at 15 reasons to get yourself to Kerry for a weekend break. 15 Reasons to Get Yourself to Kerry 1 Great […]
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  • 72 Hours in Clare

    By Expedia on 26th May 2017
    Famous for the stunning Cliffs of Moher and the limestone-dominated Burren National Park, County Clare has so much to offer visitors, it can be tough to cram everything in over a few days. From stunning scenery and historic sites to music and cultural hotspots, Clare is a county that every Irish man or woman should visit at least once in their lifetime. […]
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  • 12 Great Cycling Routes to Enjoy in Ireland

    By Expedia on 24th May 2017
    For serious cyclists or those keen to take up cycling as a hobby or sport, Ireland offers endless great cycling routes and trails. The different cycles through forests, lakes and along coasts provide amazing opportunities to stop and enjoy the best of what Ireland has to offer. Whether you are an experienced cyclist or not, below we have listed top […]
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