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  • How the Great Famine Changed the Landscape of Ireland

    Who’d have thought that the physical and cultural landscape of a country could be changed so much by the humble potato? Well, this is exactly what happened in Ireland between 1845 and 1852. At the time, most of Ireland’s citizens were completely dependent on one staple food source – the Lumper potato. This potato breed […]

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    Walking Tour: Cork in One Day

    Steeped in history, Cork boasts a vibrant atmosphere and electric personality, making it one of Ireland’s most popular tourist destinations. With so much to see and do in ‘The Rebel City’, we’ve put together a one-day walking tour, which takes in some of the city’s most famous attractions and popular sites. The route covers a […]

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    Ireland’s Greenways and Trails

    Ireland’s Greenways and trails are a great way to see some of the most beautiful and unspoilt parts of the country while enjoying the great outdoors. We’ve hand-picked some of Ireland’s best and most popular trails for you to explore this summer. Whatever your fitness level or location, you’re sure to find a route to […]

  • Walking Tours: Dublin in One Day

    Whether you’re planning a weekend away or simply visiting for the day, Dublin is a city with lots to offer. To make sure you see the city’s most famous attractions, we’ve created the ultimate one-day walking tour of Dublin. From the GPO to Merrion Square, you’ll get to explore Dublin’s unique history and heritage. General […]

  • Ireland’s Island Day-Trips

    Scattered throughout Ireland’s west coast are a myriad of islands. Home to creatures, big and small, and boasting spectacular scenery and lush green landscapes, they’re the perfect day trip for anyone craving an island adventure. We’ve featured islands, which offer visitors everything they could want from a day-trip – amazing scenery, history and picturesque walks. […]

  • Ireland’s Top 10 Most Spectacular Peaks

    Experience the beauty of Ireland by climbing to the top of some of the country’s most spectacular mountains. From the highest-peak, Carrauntoohil, to lesser known summits like the Purple Mountain in Kerry, we’ve compiled the ultimate checklist of the country’s most challenging and rewarding climbs. Arm yourself with a strong pair of hiking boots, an […]