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Many people on tours of Ireland visit Knock. It is a relegious must see attraction. It is in County Mayo and is a potent example of the strength of relegious influence still prevalent in Ireland today. In typically idiosyncratic fashion , this unassuming little village went about...

Tours of Ireland will usually visit the Rock of Cashel. It is a must see attraction. It is without doubt the single most impressive site of relegious significance in the whole of Ireland. It dominates the rolling countryside of County Tipperary for miles around. It is named because...

On any Ireland tours the name of Saint Patrick will be sure to crop up. He is the patron saint of Ireland after all !!! When Saint Patrick first arrived in Ireland , early in the fifth century AD ,  it is likely that even earlier...

The Mountains of Mourne are in Northern Ireland. They are a brooding range located in County Down on the east coast of Ireland. They sit between the towns of Newcastle and Newry. On the sides of the Mournes is Tollymore Forest Park which is a beautiful estate with...

On any tours of Ireland you will see the vast amount of history in Ireland. Newgrange could be considered as a real hidden gem. The earliest remains of Irish civilisation date from as far back as pre Egyptian times. There are even tenuous parrallels with the Middle...

If you are on tours of Ireland you will hear the name of Kells in various stories. The town of Kells in County Meath , not far from Newgrange , is best known for the "Book of Kells". This book is arguably the finest example of medieval...

A really famous castle in Ireland and well worth seeing on Ireland tours. It is situated right in the heart of Dublin. Parts of this imposing castle date from the 13th century when it formed the setting for King John (of England) Dublin Court. The Castle is much changed...

TRULY A MUST SEE HIDDEN GEM !!!!! One of the best castle ruins in Ireland is Dunluce Castle , which broods over the cliffs of the Antrim coastline near Portrush and the Giants Causeway. This romantic structure saw turbulent times following its completion around 1300. It was from here...

There are numerous significant medieval religious locations in Ireland. You will come across them regularly on Ireland tours. However one of the most beautiful is at Glendalough in the hills of County Wicklow. This location is a really special place. It is peaceful , romantic , and...

Concerts in Belfast include  : The quirky LADY GAGA at the Odyssey Arena on the first and second of November. There is also an appearance by THE SAW DOCTORS on the 5th November at The Mandela Hall , Queens University. Belfasts entertainment continues with the LADY BOYS OF...