A Global Celebration of Irish Culture and Heritage returns to the streets of Dublin, 16-20 March, 2022 The programme for Ireland’s National St. Patrick’s Festival, Dublin has been unveiled, marking the return of the world’s most iconic St Patrick’s Day celebrations live and in-person for first time since 2019.The theme for this landmark event is Connections and the scope of...
The Irish capital will be thronging with literature lovers this year as the city celebrates the centenary of James Joyce’s revered masterpiece Ulysses. All over the globe in 2022 a host of literary events, exhibitions and artistic commissions are set to mark the 100th anniversary of the publication of one of the most iconic works of English literature.  However the author’s...
No matter where you travel around the island of Ireland, you’re always going to find something to put on your bucket list of things to see and do. A host of new attractions and experiences are open or will be ready to open for 2022, so make this year the one you find something different to explore on the greenest,...
Your ultimate hiking guide - explore 25 epic Irish trails There’s nothing quite like the feeling of fresh air on your face and rugged terrain underfoot as you reach the summit of one of Ireland’s majestic mountains. Wander down woodland routes, escape to the coast on stunning seaside walks and conquer the highest peaks in the country, where spectacular views...
When you holiday in Ireland, it's good to know that the stunning views and gorgeous coastlines are not the only things you can enjoy for free. Discover amazing museums, spectacular landscapes and insightful visitor centres. There's no end to the exciting things to do in Dublin and fantastic places to go in Ireland Here's a list of 20 free things...
WELCOME TO THE LITTLE MUSEUM OF DUBLIN. The museum is open seven days a week from 9.30am until 5.30pm - admission to the museum includes self guided exhibitions and a guided tour. Located at 15 St Stephen's Green, beside the corner of Dawson Street. We are a two-minute walk from the top of Grafton Street and 5 minutes from Trinity...
In the first episode of Destination Ireland Travel Podcast, Eoghan Corry talks with Patrick Greene of Epic, winner of Europe’s Leading Tourist Attraction in 2019 & 2020 by the World Travel Awards. https://soundcloud.com/destinationire/patrick-greene-epic  
Some of Ireland’s most luxurious accommodation and finest foods are to be found throughout the many extravagant country houses on the island. Great food, spectacular settings, timeless charm, Irish country houses really make for an ideal break, so if you are planning a weekend or midweek escape in the New Year, here are some suggestions Dunbrody House Located on the dramatic...
Some are used for affairs of State, others are must-sees on Ireland’s tourist travel, and many more converted into the living quarters for eccentric artists or American actors. And while scores remain in ruin along the coastal shores north and south of the island, many more have been converted into luxury hotels and guesthouses allowing visitors to step back...
Tens of thousands of traditional music-loving folk gathered in the town of Cavan for the 2010 Fleadh Cheoil and less than 24 hours into my maiden festival visit, I found myself smack bang in the middle of Lough Oughter. Dating back to the early 1950s, Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann (Festival of Music in Ireland) was established to promote Irish traditional...

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