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This old library building dated from 1732 and is a must-see attraction when visiting Dublin. At Ireland and Scotland Luxury Tours we recommend a visit to all our clients.   The collection within began in 1601. There is a new library building which dates from 1967. The whole library contains...

This is a busy county town in Donegal. The town is at the head of the Swilly Estuary. It is most famous for its salmon fishing and at Ireland and Scotland Luxury Tours we have taken clients there to enjoy the catch. Letterkenny boasts one of Irelands longest...

Built on the last squares of the alluvial plane which spread from the River Forth at Alloa, south of here, to the start of the Ochil Hills, splendidly apparent before us, Alva is a compact hillfoot town in the Devon Valley. Alva Burn feeds the...

Just ten miles south of Limerick you will find Lough Gur. It is the only lake of any significance in county Limerick. It sits amongst a fairly lacklustre terrain but is worth a look on your tours of Ireland. There is a wide variety of wildlife around the...

At Roonagh Quay you can take the ferry to Clare Island. In summer, there are a number of ferry sailings from Roonagh Pier to Clare Island. The boat crossing takes about 25 minutes. In the winter, there are usually only two boats a day (morning and...

The modern fame of this “ancient city by an ancient sea” is a holiday resort on the Firth of Clyde. Come the height of summer, the sprinkling of bathers seen here braving the waters will be augmented by families on the fortnights holiday and also...

Grace was the daughter of a Connacht chieftain. She provided the strongest opposition to foreign rule in the West of Ireland during the 16th century. When Queen Elizabeth the first launched a campaign in 1568 to finally subdue the rebellious West, most of the ruling class, including Graces...

These extend from Tipperary across the Limerick border to merge with the Ballyhoura Hills. The highest point is 3018 feet. There are several small lakes on the north slopes including Lough Curra and Lough Muskry. O’Loughnans Castle is a rock which is well known. It is not an...

The Dingle Peninsula is remote, romantic, and beautiful. But driving around the Peninsula is not for the faint hearted with seriously risky roads. Slea Head drive and the Conor Pass are not for novice drivers in Ireland. Best to let the experts at Ireland and Scotland Luxury Tours...

North of Cork city is the delightful town of Mallow. It was once a fashionable Spa town but now most of its commerce centres on sugar beet processing. It sits in the beautifully wooded valley of the River Blackwater. Interesting things to see include the Spa Well, the...