April 2019

Monthly Archives

  • Maps to the Music: Irish Place Names in Songs

    With its long history, beguiling landscapes and millions of intertwining lives, Ireland has inspired countless poems and songs over the millennia. Many of the places namechecked in these works still stand, and you can still stroll down Raglan Road or take a trip to the Fields of Athenry. Here are some of the most memorable […]

  • Off Road! The best mountain bike trails in Ireland

    Mountain Bike Trails Mountain biking in Ireland is a hobby in a hidden world. While others are safe indoors or sitting behind a steering wheel, passionate cyclists are negotiating the hilly, muddy, thrilling and picturesque trails that run up and down the country. In fact, Ireland is a fabulous place for mountain biking: While the […]