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A museum which is not one of the best known on tours of Ireland but well worth a visit. The museum is owned and operated by Limerick City Council. It was fist opened to the public in 1916 as part of the city library in Perry Square. In...

A beautiful castle worth considering as an option if you are on tours of Ireland. Castle Leslie is a real hidden gem. At Castle Leslie the horse is King with up to 30 to choose from in the Equestrian Centre. There are qualified instructors available to take...

On any tours of Ireland you may hear of a Limerick or actually listen to one. Some of the books of Limericks are real hidden gems and great fun. A Limerick is a  short, humorous, often nonsensical verse of five lines that have a particular pattern...

Leabhar na hUidhre is the oldest surviving manuscript written entirely in Irish. An interesting thing to see on any Ireland tours. It si a bit of a hidden gem.  It gets its name "The Book of the Dun Cow" because , in the late Middle Ages ,...

This is a maritime county in the province of Leinster that you are sure to come across on tours of Ireland. Though County Dublin , with 356 square miles , is ranked only thirteenth in size amongst the Irish counties , it is by far the...

Geaeltacht is a term used to describe those districts that are largely Irish speaking.  You may come across these areas on tours of Ireland. They are real hidden gems. These areas are mainly in Donegal , Galway and Kerry, but there are smaller pockets in counties...