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The highest mountain range in Ireland is known as MacGillycuddy's Reeks. What a great name !!!! They are to be found in County Kerry in the south west of Ireland. A real hidden gem on Ireland tours. The tallest amongst this range is Carrantuohill , which rises...

Donegal is actually an Ulster county. It is in the West. Though it is in the " Eurozone " (uses Euros as a currency ) it is actually an Ulster county ( sterling currency ). Ireland can be confusing !!! It is an area which is stunningly beautiful. It...

If you intend to visit Belfast on any tours of Ireland there are a few things which should not be missed. Queens University of Belfast is one of the leading universities in the UK if not the world. It is also one of the oldest established...

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...