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Tall stone crosses with decorative carving. High crosses are Ireland's greatest contribution to European sculpture of the first millennium. These crosses were erected at monasteries to edify and teach both monks and laity through biblical representations carved on many of them. High kings helped commission...

Clonfert Church of Ireland Cathedral in East Galway is the burial place of the great Kerry sailor , Saint Brendan , who died in 577. Parts of the West gable , with projecting antea at the corners , are among the lodest surviving parts of the...

On any tour of Ireland you will find yourself considering the history of the island. Lack of contemporaneous sources leaves us with little knowledge of the sociopolitical system of ancient Ireland.  By analyzing the legendary history as found in later sources, a tentative reconstruction can be...

Close to the offices of Ireland Luxury Tours is County Down. County Down is Ireland's most easterly county, in the province of Ulster, one of six counties of Northern Ireland.  The name comes from the Dun, or fortification, which also forms part of the place-name Downpatrick,...