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Scenic Ireland Books available from Ireland Luxury Tours

The renowned Irish photographer “Chris Hill” has spent over a year creating a magnificent photograph collection covering the four provinces of Ireland. Scenic Ulster , Scenic Leinster , Scenic Munster , and Scenic Connaught are 4 magnificent volumes covering popular sights and fantastic scenes…..all caught on camera by Chris…. We have never seen better….a great reminder of […]

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Titanic Coins

Ireland Luxury Tours are offering unique coins commemorating the Titanic. These were specially cast for our company and are exclusive to us. Contact us if you are interested in these very special mementos.

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Irish Round Towers

One of the lesser known, though widely referenced “mysteries” of Ireland are the so-called “Irish round towers” which you will see on Ireland tours. Indeed, they are known as “Irish”, for they are believed to be an almost exclusively Irish phenomenon: there are approx seventy still standing in Ireland They can be as high as […]

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History of Limerick

If you visit Limerick on your tours of Ireland then be aware of its history. It is very interesting. The Vikings founded Limerick in 922 AD. It was an obvious place to build a town because it was an island between the Shannon and the Abbey River and so was easily defended. Limerick soon became […]

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History of Cork

Cork has a rich history and is worth a visit on any Ireland tours. According to tradition Cork was founded by St Finnbarre in the 7th century and he built an abbey there. The name Cork comes from the Gaelic Corcaigh , which means marshy place. For centuries the abbey at Cork flourished and it was […]

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History of Galway

Galway is truly worth a visit on any Ireland tours and is one of our favorite places !!! Galway was first recorded in 1124 when a fort was built there. However the town was founded in the 13th when in 1232 a baron named Richard de Burgh took this area and created a town. After […]

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History of Dublin

Tours of Ireland often begin , or end , in Dublin. It has a great history. Dublin has been recognised officially since 988 AD. However until the middle of the 17th century  Dublin remained a small , walled medieval town. But in after the English Civil Wars in 1649 the town was taken over by […]

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Armagh Cathedral and the famous Saint Patrick

Armagh is a city in Northern Ireland that you may pass through on Ireland tours. The Metropolitan Cathedral of St Patrick , Armagh , is set on a hill from which the name of the city derives – Ard Macha – the Height of Macha. Macha, a legendary pre-christian tribal princess – some say goddess […]

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Saint Patricks Day … the tradition.

If you are on tours of Ireland in March you need to know about Saint Patrick’s Day as it is celebrated each year on the seventeenth of March. In Ireland, Saint Patrick’s Day is both a holy day and a national holiday. Saint Patrick is the patron saint of Ireland as he was the one who […]