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Saint Patricks Day at Slemish 2010

Slemish Mountain in County Antrim is about 1,500 ft above sea level, and is where Saint Patrick slaved in the fifth century. After six years, he escaped but later returned to devote the remainder of his life to bring Christianity to the Irish. Slemish is still a place of pilgrimage in memory of Saint Patrick […]

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Thinking of Ireland in 2010…..

If you are thinking of coming to Ireland in 2010 then start to plan now. Booking early avoids disappointment regarding first choice hotels and can often secure very good deals. In many instances the early booking can allow you to stay in a superior hotel at the same price as a regular establishment. The standard […]

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Ireland Luxury Tours 7 day tour example

Day One Arrive in either Dublin or Belfast and meet your driver/guide. Travel in your luxury chauffeur driven vehicle to Belfast’s four star Europa Hotel , or the new five star Fitzwilliam hotel. Enjoy an overview of Belfast visiting the Titanic Dry Dock and Pump-House, see the City Hall, Grand Opera House, Queen’s University, and the […]

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The County Cavan Genealogical Research Centre

At Ireland Luxury Tours we are often asked to research family history prior to clients taking a tour of Ireland. We have found the County Cavan Genealogical Research Centre, based in the Johnston Library & Farnham Centre, Farnham Street, Cavan, offers a full genealogical research service for people with Cavan ancestry. It contains church records […]

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Westport

Westports hinterland consists of some of the remotest and bleakest scenery in Europe, and it s almost startling to find such a finely wrought town amid a wilderness of boulder-strewn, scarcely inhabited countryside perched out here on the Atlantic verge. Westport, elegantly designed by James Wyatt in the late eighteenth century for Peter Browne, second […]

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Google trike puts Ulster beauty spots in the frame

Sightings of a bizarre,over sized trike trundling around many of Ulster’s most scenic locations last summer have, at last, been explained. Reaching speeds of up to two miles-per-hour, the trike was busy capturing images of Northern Ireland’s most treasured buildings and landscapes for the internet search engine, Google. Mount Stewart House, Downhill Demesne and Hezlett […]

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Ireland……A Beginners Guide

Ireland is the farthest outpost of Europe in the west. Isolated in ancient times from the rest of the continent – the Romans never even reached the island – Ireland, through commerce with Celtic British and Gualish scholars, developed its own culture and civilization, nost notably the great flowering of art and architecture in the […]

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Ireland Luxury Tours Presents the Luxury Irish Grand Tour

Our Luxury Irish Grand Tour offers you the chance to experience the best of Ireland. Travelling north, south, east, west and through the Midlands, our Luxury Irish Grand Tour guarantees an awe-inspiring range of sights and experiences that will make your visit to Ireland a holiday of a lifetime.   Starting in Belfast or Dublin, […]

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The boys from county Armagh….famous song

There’s one fair county in Ireland With memory so glorious and grand Where nature has lavished her bounty On the orchard of Erins great land I love its cathedral city Once founded by Patrick so true And there in the heart of it’s bosom Are the ashes of Brian Boru It’s my own Irish home […]