Our Blog

This lovely town edges up the slopes of Slievemartin. It is sited in one of the most sheltered areas of Northern Ireland and Mediterranean plants grow along the seafront. The bell from the 6th century monastery founded nearby by St. Bronagh is preserved at the...

For over 2000 years this low hill was a place of religious , and later political , importance. Excavations have found remains dating from 2000BC , though the true story of Tara’s origins remained veiled by the mists of time. It reached the height of its...

A real hiddem gem for your tours of Ireland !!! The county town has a lovely situation on the bank of the River Barrow and is a bustling market and manufacturing centre. Because of its strategic location it served as an important Norman and English stronghold during...

Wexford was founded by the Vikings as a base for raids , a flourishing port grew up here and it was the first town to be captured by the Anglo-Normans in 1169. In 1649 Cromwell slaughtered its residents , breaking its terms of surrender ,...

If you are in County Kerry on any tours of Ireland then the Gap of Dunloe is a must see attraction. "MacGillicuddy’s Reeks" , Co. Kerry is not far from Killarney , and this famous and spectacular 4 mile gap through the Reeks leads to the...

Just off the Kerry coast lies a group of three rocky islands. Great Skellig , or Sceilg Mhichil , the largest of them , has a 500ft climb up a 1000 year old stone stairway , a test of stamina that brings visitors to one...

Blessington is a hidden gem on any Ireland tours. It can be found just Southwest of Dublin city. Stop off for a cup of coffee at least ! This one-street village is adjacent to the Blessington lakes , or Poulaphouca reservoir , one of the main...

If you are on tours of Ireland then treat yourself to one of our traditional Aran sweaters !! The intricate stitches were originally designed on the Aran Islands , where fishermen’s wives knitted the spun fleece with goose quills. The stitches were passed from mother to daughter...

The Mullet Peninsula is a hidden gem in County Mayo if you are on any tours of Ireland in that area. It is 40 miles West of Ballina and Belmullet marks the entrance to this empty but scenic peninsula. Here only the birds shatter the peace on...