Airport Transfers – Cork Airport (ORK) – Aerfort Chorcaí

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Ground transportation from/to Cork Airport: Cork Airport is one of the three main international airports of the Republic of Ireland, along with Dublin and Shannon. It is located in an area known as Farmers Cross just 8 km south of Cork City Centre.  From Cork Airport, there are bus and coach services to the city […]

Airport Transfers – Shannon Airport (SNN)

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Ground Transportation from/to Shannon Airport – Aerfort Na Sionainne: Shannon Airport is one of the Republic of Ireland’s three main airports along with Dublin and Cork.  The airport is located in Shannon and mainly serves Limerick and the mid-west of Ireland.  It is approximately 24 kilometres from Limerick and 22 kilometres from Ennis.  Airport transfers […]

Airport Transfers – Dublin Airport (DUB)

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Ground Transportation from/to Aerfort Bhaile Átha Cliath (Dublin Airport): Dublin Airport is about 10km north from the city centre.  It is well serviced by an impressive number of buses and coaches linking the airport to many areas in Dublin as well as to locations outside the capital – apparently over 700 buses and coaches leave […]

Single and Seeking the Prospect of Romance….?

Cupid may be at Lisdoonvarna

150 years of Matchmaking in Lisdoonvarna: If you’re single and are looking for love and romance, why not join thousands of Irishmen and women at the Lisdoonvarna Matchmaking Festival in County Clare this September and early October. Lisdoonvarna is one of Europe’s biggest singles events and apart from enjoying all of the good-natured fun and […]

Kildare Village Outlet Shopping | County Kildare

Kildare Village Outlet Shopping

An Outlet shopping treat in the Irish countryside: Finding a designer outlet in the Irish countryside is a real treat. At Chic Outlet Shopping’s Kildare Village, you’ll find over 50 boutiques selling favourite labels from Anya Hindmarch to Molton Brown, Clarks to Bally, Calvin Klein Jeans to Cath Kidston at discounts of up to 60%. […]

Festivals – Galway Oyster Festival

Galway Oyster Festival

The World’s longest running oyster festival: My greatest disappointment with my two trips to Ireland is that I’ve never made it to the Galway International Oyster Festival, usually held in September to celebrate the start of the oyster season. I love oysters and Tony loves oysters and Guinness so this festival is really ideal for […]

Cobh – Ireland

Cobh and St. Coleman's Cathedral

Cobh, the Queenstown Story: Cobh is a town of three names (Cobh, Cove and Queenstown) and millions of memories. Many books and novels have been written about the Great Famine in Ireland in the 1800′s, the mass exodus of people in search of a better life elsewhere, and the pain and suffering during their journey. […]

Shopping on your Ireland holiday

The Killarney Bookshop

What to buy in Ireland: Ireland is a country where it’s still possible to find high quality handmade goods.  It has a worldwide reputation for knitwear and woollen items, so if you’re in the market for nice winter jumpers, scarves, capes, etc. this is the place to shop. Woollens and cashmere Traditional Irish Aran sweaters […]

Eating out on your Ireland holiday

The quaint looking Blue Door Restaurant

A Change in eating patterns Traditionally, the Irish start the day with a calorie-loaded Irish breakfast. This cooked breakfast can contain fried bacon, sausages, eggs (or boiled eggs), black and white pudding and tomatoes. It’s served with a couple of slices of home made soda bread. Dinner was the main meal and this was served […]

Destination Killarney

Colourful hotels and pubs in Killarney

Killarney is Famous for its beautiful landscapes and Pubs! Situated in the south-western corner of Ireland, Killarney is the tourist capital of Kerry, and the second most popular tourist destination in Ireland. Killarney National Park is world famous and its three lakes and surrounding mountains and woods are a great attraction for visitors who come […]