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If you’re looking for gold at the end of the rainbow, look no further than the Republic of Ireland. Whether you’re race-horse-crazy, golf-mad, or a dedicated gourmand, love wild and wonderful scenery or prefer life in the City, look no further than a vacation on...

02 August After a Safety Briefing on one of Aquaholics Coastguard certified boats you will take the beautiful coastline along to Carrick-a-rede Rope Bridge. Putting the North Coast behind you, you will head over to Rathlin Island to view the spectacular sights of West Lighthouse and...

The last time I visited Belfast, it was more a City in recovery, than the vibrant Metropolis it is today. Within hours of reaching the heart-beat of N.Ireland, it was clear that multimillion £’s of British and foreign investment in the City has put the Bzazzz...

  A professor of Spanish and a professor of Gaelic met at a conference and began discussing the relative merits of their respective languages. ‘Tell me,’ said the Spanish professor, ‘do you have a Gaelic equivalent for the Spanish phrase manana, manana?’ The Hebridean professor thought...

  On the east bank of the River Barrow is St Mullin’s, a place of history and of legend. A monastery was founded there in the 7th century by St Moling, a prince, poet, artist and artisan, as well as a priest. It is said that...

In the middle of Lough Derg is a solitary, uninhabited, 49 acre island whose atmosphere takes visitors back to the golden age of Irish Christianity. St Caimin founded a monastery here in the 7th century. It grew to be a large establishment, the well preserved...

Kilkenny Arts Festival is Ireland's oldest multidisciplinary arts festival programming classical music, music, theatre & dance, street, literature, visual art, craft & family events to an audience of over 45,000. The Kilkenny Arts Festival is committed to the presentation of a unique, distinctive and inspiring...

The 144th playing of The Open, golf’s oldest championship, will be played over the Old Course at St Andrews. One of the great occasions in world sport, the Home of Golf will provide a unique atmosphere as the game’s best players challenge for the Claret...

Seagulls swirl around the trawlers entering the port of Killybegs, one of Ireland’s major fishing harbours. It is a rough and dynamic place, where foreign ships tower over the quayside, and the smell of fresh fish fills the air. Though the town looks typically Victorian, it...

Culloden Battlefield The Battle of Culloden in 1746, the last pitched battle ever fought on British soil, saw the defeat of Bonnie Prince Charlie and the end of the Jacobite dream when 1200 Highlanders were slaughtered by government forces in a 68-minute rout. The duke of...