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St Patrick…..a quick guide

Patrick was brought to Ireland as a slave and taken to Antrim where he was sold to a local landowner, Meliuc, who put him to work as  a shepherd. For six long years Patrick lived upon Slemish mountain with only his sheep for company. The land was bleak and the conditions harsh but Patrick found […]

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The legend of Finn McCool

The legend tells us that the Irish Giant Finn McCool had a rival – a Scottish giant named Benandonner. Fin McCool decided to build a causeway to Scotland so that he could challenge his adversary in battle. When the work was completed, the causeway stretched from North Antrim to Staffa. Benandonner accepted the invitation to […]

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Belfast on a Sunday

If you are on a tour of Ireland , and find yourself in Belfast on a Sunday , then here are a few things to consider…… Rehearsed Readings at the Ulster Hall : 11/4/10 Tinderbox Theatre Company “KINGFISHERS CATCH” by Robin Glendenning , 18/4/10 Jigsaw Theatre Company “LANCIATORE , THE JUGGLING MAN” by Paul Kennedy , […]

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Why Should you take a tour of Ireland ?????

Ireland is a hugely appealing land. Its people are world famous for their warmth, friendliness and wit, their genuine love of words and sense of fun, their music and dance, and their ability to rise above the troubles of a turbulent history. With the popular revival of all things Celtic has come a new buoyancy […]

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Tours of Ireland

Ireland Luxury Tours are receiving a large number of bookings this year. It seems that more and more people want to see Ireland independently , with a varied itinerary , and a driver/guide to take all the hassle away. Our roads are narrow and winding and directions can be confusing. Even bookings from cruise ships […]

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Ten Day Tour Itinerary….check out this example….

DAY ONE : Fly into Dublin. Ireland Luxury Tours driver/guide will meet you at airport. Travel to Cork. (approx 3 hour drive). Book into the Hayfield Manor Hotel  http://www.hotels.com/ho182169/hayfield-manor-hotel-cork-ireland/  for 2 nights.   DAY TWO : Visit the English Market in Cork http://www.theenglishmarket.ie/    and historic Kinsale  http://www.kinsale.ie/   DAY THREE : Travel to Galway visiting […]

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Ireland Luxury Tours intention for Lisdoonvarna Festival

Ireland Luxury Tours intends to create a tour of Ireland which includes the “Lisdoonvarna Festival”. This is a unique attempt to attend this legendary event. Anyone interested should contact us immediately to register an interest. This will be totally subject to availability and numbers will be very limited. This 150-year-old matchmaking festival is the subject of […]

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Bookings for Ireland Luxury Tours

If you are thinking of booking with us for a tour of Ireland or a day tour from your cruise ship…….please act quickly. To date we have been receiving a large number of enquiries and bookings right up to August ….. Contact us for any enquiries….

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An example of one of our itineraries…..A tour of Ireland

Fri 14th May travel 4 hours directly to Ballynahinch Castle……should arrive around 1.00 p.m…you will be tired and if we get there you can all chill out and relax You can eat lunch and dinner there…the food is magnificent  http://www.ballynahinch-castle.com/pub-dinner-menu   Sat 15th May travel into Galway and enjoy the sights Lunch at Quays Pub […]