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About 6 miles from Belfast lies the little town of Holywood. Beside the maypole which stands proudly in the main street is a little pub known locally as "Neds" , though some refer to it as the "Maypole Bar". It is a true family run pub...

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...

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...

If you are Irish-American there is a good chance that your ancestors actually immigrated from Ulster - Ulstermen played an important role in the history of the United States. This park highlights the individual reasons for migration, from religious dissenters to the simply poor, and...

My wife and I were on a transatlantic cruise which stopped in Belfast. A friend told us about  Ireland Luxury tours. My wife and I wanted a nice private tour without looking out of a bus window to see the sites. We only had a few...

The Blasket Islands, located in County Kerry, are red sandstone rocks sprawled in the Atlantic, two miles beyond the westernmost tip of the peninsula. The smaller islands are Beginish, Youngs Island and Illaunboy. The big islands are Inishmore, Inish na Bro, Inishvickillane, Inishtooskert, and the Great...

Ireland Luxury Tours are based in Belfast. From this base we undertake tours of Ireland and Belfast tours. We are particularly busy in the "cruise ship season" as we take discerning passengers on tours beyond Belfast. Belfast City Hall is prominent in a lot of our...

The conventional image of Ireland - of luminescent lakes, blue mountains, rock-strewn fields, bogs dark as sachertorte, and peasent cottages coated in generations of whitewash - simply does not hold here. This south-eastern cornerof the country is quite distinctive, due partly to topography and partly...

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...