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Irish Eyes Are Smiling

 St. Patrick’s Day has come and gone, but if you still have some partying left in you, get yourself to the Emerald Isle for an authentic Irish cultural experience. With so many regions worth checking out, Ireland is best explored by car, either driving yourself or, better yet, with a driver-guide. Fly into Dublin in the east or Shannon in the west — preclearing U.S. customs at either airport on the way home — and circumnavigate the island for an enchanting journey through the land of St. Patrick.

Dublin

Proceeding clockwise around the island from Dublin, you’ll encounter Kilkenny and Waterford. Kilkenny is home to an 800-year-old Norman castle and eye-catching architecture from several periods, including the Tudor, Georgian and Victorian eras. It’s also known for its modern cultural aesthetic, with art galleries, design workshops and theaters making it a popular destination. At well more than 1,000, Waterford retains well-preserved sections of city walls and towers. The Waterford Crystal Visitor Centre allows tour guests to see master craftspeople shape the world-famous crystal into intricate designs. On your way west, stop at the Rock of Cashel, a group of buildings at the ancient seat of the kings of Munster.

 

Southwest

The Republic of Ireland’s second-largest city, Cork has a much more intimate feel than the much-larger Dublin and is a great place for a walking tour. One of County Cork’s best walks is the distillery trail at the Jameson Heritage Centre, where you can learn all about the famous whiskey and sample a dram or two. In the southwest corner of the island lie the 110 miles of the Ring of Kerry, a 110-mile loop beginning in Killarney that takes you through charming villages, past castles and into ancient wilderness. Less crowded and no less beautiful is the Dingle Peninsula, a natural gem rich in archaeological sites.

West

Offering striking views and excellent hiking, the Cliffs of Moher rise as high as 700 feet above Galway Bay and the North Atlantic. Farther inland, the Burren is an entrancing moonscape of desolate beauty formed of the rocks that give rise to the cliffs. Dozen of large neolithic tombs are scattered throughout the area, dating back thousands of years. Continuing north, you come to the lively city of Galway, a center of traditional Irish language and music. Thanks to its status as a university town, Galway boasts some of Ireland’s best nightlife and serves a centrally located base for venturing on the 1,550-mile Wild Atlantic Way.

Northwest

A mix of wilderness and quaint villages, the counties of Mayo, Sligo and Donegal are a great way to conclude your Irish odyssey. Attractions include the mountains of Connemara National Park, Achill Island and the 2,500-foot Croagh Patrick, a pilgrimage site dedicated to the patron saint. Towns of note are the carefully designed Westport, William Butler Yeats’ boyhood home of Sligo and historical Ballina, a key site in the Irish Rebellion of 1798.

Taste of Wales and Ireland Tour

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Highlights of Northern Ireland

Highlights of Northern Ireland 

ballycastle_antrim190.jpgNorthern Ireland, a land of immense variety with wave swept coastal drives, hazy mountains, vast open moorland, tranquil rivers and glassy loughs.

Compact and accessible, it’s a region you can explore at your own pace.  From the breathtaking scenery of the Antrim Coastal Route – considered one of the most attractive driving routes in Ireland – to the rolling countryside of County Tyrone, the historic walled city of Derry and the vibrant capital Belfast, all so different but all uniquely Northern Ireland!

Let us design your special visit to enjoy all the wonders of this beautiful corner of Britain.

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The Story of Temple Bar


Most visitors to Dublin end up spending time in Temple Bar at some point during their stay. The area was likely named for Sir Temple, who worked at nearby Trinity College. There was a garden and walkway on his land which was used as an access road by people in the area, who soon began to name the walkway along the water, or ‘barr’, after the landowner. Later Temple’s barr, became Temple Bar and is known as Dublin’s cultural center, one of the city’s liveliest areas filled with pubs, restaurants, nightclubs and more.

Let us arrange a wonderful Irish getaway for you and we’ll be sure to include a visit to this marvelous spot!

Dublin, Ireland

 

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Ireland

              

Yes, there truly are 40 shades of green in IRELAND and we have seen each and every one!. Breathtaking scenery with ever-changing landscapes and splendid seascapes, thatched cottages, majestic castles, quaint pubs, music, wit, and poetry are all awaiting you on the Emerald Isle. But it is the people with their open friendliness and warmth of welcome that make Ireland such a special place.   And don’t forget that Ireland’s wonderful golf courses rank amongst the best in the world. The accommodations in Ireland run the gamut from farmhouse stays to elegant castles where you can live like a king for a few days.