Category: Ireland

May 26, 2010

Free Train Travel in Ireland for Over 66′s

Filed under: Ireland - 26 May 2010

Sometimes, it pays to be old..er, when travelling!

Tourism Ireland is offering free train travel in the Republic of Ireland for visitors who are over 66 years old, with their FREE Golden Trekker program. This offer is valid …

March 9, 2010

Sinking of RMS Titanic – 98th Anniversary

Filed under: Ireland - 09 Mar 2010

April 11th, 1912 was the date that the Titanic made a port of call at Cobh on her maiden voyage.  Seventy-nine passengers boarded the Titanic in Cobh and it was the final port of call for …

August 28, 2009

The World's Longest Running Oyster Festival!

Filed under: Ireland - 28 Aug 2009

So where else can you go in Ireland after the Lisdoonvarna Matchmaking Festival.  Why not slot in another fun event, the Galway International Oyster Festival in the west of Ireland.

The Festival kicks off on September 24 with the …

Single and Seeking the Prospect of Romance….?

Filed under: Ireland - 28 Aug 2009

Singles looking for love and romance – forget about dating services and online dating and head for Lisdoonvarna in County Clare this September and early October.

Join thousands of Irishmen and …

February 21, 2009

St. Patrick's Day 2009

Filed under: Ireland,Sightseeing - 21 Feb 2009

To be sure, to be sure, to be sure, March 17th is St. Patrick’s Day and a week-long celebration takes place for this national holiday.  St. Patrick’s Day has come to be representative of everything Irish – from …

March 14, 2008

St. Patrick's Day – Dublin, Ireland

Filed under: Britain & Ireland,Ireland - 14 Mar 2008

Monday, March 17th is St. Patrick’s Day and if you happen to be in Dublin this weekend, you’re in for a great treat. 

October 1, 2007

Cobh – Ireland

Filed under: Britain & Ireland,Ireland - 01 Oct 2007

DAY 13 – When we called into Cobh (pronounced Cove), I had no idea of this town’s connection to the ill-fated Titanic.  On the harbour front, is this bright yellow building where you’ll find the Titanic Bar.  Two …

September 30, 2007

Killarney Village – Ireland

Filed under: Britain & Ireland,Ireland - 30 Sep 2007

DAY 12 – Killarney is the tourist capital of Kerry, and the second most popular tourist destination in Ireland.  World famous for its national park and lakes, Killarney is also rich in historical houses, castles and monuments.  Some …

September 29, 2007

Waterford City – Ireland

Filed under: Britain & Ireland,Ireland - 29 Sep 2007

DAY 11 – For lovers of Waterford crystals, Waterford city is home of this world renowned maker of hand-crafted cut glass.  In 1783, …

September 9, 2007

Rock of Cashel & Adare Village – Ireland

Filed under: Britain & Ireland,Ireland - 09 Sep 2007

DAY 12 – A quick photo opportunity of the Rock of Cashel which was a symbol of royal and priestly power for more than a millenium.  From the 5th century onwards, it was the …

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