The visitor centre at one of the world’s most extensive Stone Age monuments on Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way has re-opened after a major facelift. The unique and extensive Céide Fields in northern County Mayo is a Neolithic archaeological site of international significance, celebrated for its complex and extensive remains of ancient field systems and habitations. At a glance, the site seems...
Ireland's vast network of rivers, lakes and canals are ecosystems of activity, but also rich in unique experiences, outdoor adventure and pure relaxation. ‘Come away with me O human child, to the waters and the wild’, wrote the great Irish poet WB Yeats over a century ago. The invitation still stands today in a land of crystal clear lakes, majestic...
Northern Ireland’s exhilarating Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge has reopened for those bold enough to take the walk across it. The famous suspension bridge, one of the many major stops along the celebrated Causeway Coastal Route in County Antrim, is now welcoming back guests following a period of pandemic-related closure.First erected by salmon fishermen more than 250 years ago, the attraction is owned and...
Foaming seas, staggering cliffs, ancient constructs – experience the awe inspiring views of Ireland's Southern Peninsulas... FOLLOW THIS FIVE DAY JOURNEY OF DISCOVERY COVERING 303 MILES Strike out from Tralee, and discover five impeccable peninsulas – Dingle, Iveragh, Beara, Sheep and Mizen – each with its own quirky identity. From the ancient and ethereal beauty of the Ring of Kerry, to...
Bonanza of battles and banter unveiled by Shannon Heritage  Monday 30th May 2022: Visitors to Bunratty Castle & Folk Park and Craggaunowen Bronze Age Park are in for a bank holiday bonanza as Shannon Heritage announce a whirlwind weekend of entertainment and invasions from Saturday 4th to Monday 6th June.  You better prepare yourself and hide your valuables because the Vikings are...
The Horizon Irish Open is to return to The K Club in County Kildare three times over the next five years as part of a long-term deal with the DP World Tour. The K Club, a previous Ryder Cup venue, will host the island of Ireland’s national open in 2023, 2025 and 2027 as part of the agreement with the...
Exciting Programme of Free Fingal Bike Week Events Now Live! Fingal County Council has announced an exciting programme of free events for Bike Week 2022. Ireland’s 14th annual Bike Week takes place from May 14 to 22 this year. The theme is ‘Click Into Gear’ and the Fingal event programme is designed to get everyone excited about cycling whatever your...
Discover a host of hidden gems across the island of Ireland, from dazzling light shows to amazing architecture... Going off the beaten track in Ireland is worth it. There's a whole host of special places to discover, from impossibly beautiful little harbours to vast, undiscovered peninsulas, iconic castle ruins to ancient bog bodies. There's even what locals call a magic...
Northern Ireland’s dramatic Gobbins Cliff Path has reopened with new speciality tours adding a twist to the experience. The exhilarating cliff-top and below-sea-level Gobbins Cliff Path has been called the most dramatic coastal walk in Europe. Stretching for two miles along the spectacular County Antrim Causeway Coast, it skirts cliff edges, crosses tubular and suspension bridges, and winds its way up stone-carved staircases,...
Dublin’s new coastal trail will take you from medieval castles to stunning sea views, and from thrilling activities to heritage highlights. A short hop from Dublin’s city centre is the fabulous coastline of Dublin Bay, which is dotted with hidden gems, awash with spectacular views and overflowing with exciting water-based activities. The new Dublin Coastal Trail now makes it easier than ever to...

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