Powerscourt prepares for a colourful and sustainable spring Even as winter closes in, preparations are underway at the magnificent Powerscourt Estate to plant a bee-friendly, bio-diverse, sustainable spring garden. Powercourt Estate and Gardens in County Wicklow is continuing its journey towards being recognised on a global stage for its sustainability initiatives. The stunning Palladian mansion set in 1,000 acres, which include...
Great spots for wild swimming on the island of Ireland Take a deep breath and dive into a wild swimming adventure on the island of Ireland, where ocean waves and lapping loughs offer the most scenic of plunge pools.   What can beat an invigorating swim in open waters, other than one surrounded by breathtaking natural beauty. Here are nine to tempt...
This year’s New Year Festival Dublin will run over four days with more than 40 events staged across three iconic venues. Dublin City ramps up the party this New Year with its annual New Year Festival (NYF) extended to four days (29 December 2023 through to 1 January 2024). Some of the island’s top talents will perform across the city in the stunning surrounds of...
Fill your heart with festive cheer at the island of Ireland’s magical Christmas markets. The appearance of colourful Christmas markets across the length and breadth of the island of Ireland signals that the festive season has well and truly begun. And with many opening in mid-November this year, there isn’t long to wait. Galway, on Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way, will open...
Derry-Londonderry declared a United Nations International City of Peace Derry-Londonderry, a city steeped in history, culture, and reconciliation, has been honoured with the prestigious designation of UN City of Peace. The United Nations International City of Peace program acknowledges cities worldwide that have demonstrated outstanding efforts in fostering peace, tolerance, and cooperation among their diverse communities. Derry-Londonderry's transformation into a symbol...
Gather your little monsters for Halloween fun at Newpark Hotel Kilkenny where deadly dinosaurs, the worst witches and ghastly ghosts are coming back to life from Saturday 28th October- Sunday 5th November Halloween will be a spooktacular experience at the Newpark Hotel in Kilkenny -where their seasonal celebrations are of prehistoric proportions!  Over the midterm break, your family can watch...
Dive under the sea at new Exploris Aquarium experience Northern Ireland’s Exploris Aquarium has opened a new Under the Sea experience offering a diver’s view of the ocean depths. Located in Portaferry on the beautiful Ards Peninsula, Exploris Aquarium is one of Northern Ireland’s top visitor attractions. The aquarium and seal sanctuary has recently opened a new experience that enables visitors...
GAA-mad kids can learn more about Ireland’s ancient sport from the time of Setanta right up to the era of Cian Lynch! As the ancient Irish festival of Samhain draws near, the GAA Museum at Croke Park invites families to celebrate with a unique twist on Halloween at their much-anticipated "Hurloween" Tours.  Swop ghouls for goals and embark on a journey...
Simple, splendid, traditional, contemporary, quirky or quintessentially Irish, there’s a perfect self-catering home from home waiting for you on the island of Ireland. Self-catering is a great way to holiday, offering maximum freedom and flexibility. And on the island of Ireland, you can make your break truly memorable with a stay in a castle, cottage, beach house, historic tower or...
10 more places to visit on the island of Ireland Even if you’ve been to Ireland before, there’s always something new to enjoy. Here are 10 recently opened attractions you should add to the to-do list. 1 Derry Girls Experience, Tower Museum, County DerryThe walled city of Derry has a new attraction for fans of the award-winning TV sitcom Derry Girls. An...

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