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Dysert O'Dea is in County Clare and is worth a visit on any Ireland tours to see the monastery and castle sites. It is a bit of a hidden gem. We had not visited for a while and a recent trip around Ireland brought us there...

This spacious Georgian town , with a long , straggling main street lined with neat houses and shops , marks the Westward limits of the Pale , the region centred on Dublin that was under direct English rule , and which gave us the expression...

What a great name for this hidden gem ! Its worth a visit on any tours of Ireland and especially if you like maritime history...

In the 6th century St Comghan founded a monastery here , which became not only a place of prayer but also a noted centre of culture and learning. The monastery was razed in the 11th century and the present ruins date from the 12th century....

On the Western shores of Mucko Lake is the market town that takes its name from Sir Edward Blayney , who received a grant of land from James I in 1611 and started to build the town. Almost two centuries later , the 11th Lord...

Day five of our tour saw us waken up at the magnificent Skellig Hotel in Dingle. Our clients enjoyed an early morning swim in the pool then a hearty breakfast. Today we took the Slea Head drive and enjoyed some of the best scenery that you will...

Day four of the tour took us from Kinsale to Dingle. We decided to take the scenic route through towns such as Skibbereen and Bantry before dropping into Kenmare and on to Dingle. If you have the time on any tours of Ireland try this route....

On day three of our tour we drove from Waterford to Kinsale. This is a pleasant drive an we took the opportunity to stop in Cork and visit the English Market. This is a hidden gem for any Ireland tours and the whole atmosphere of the...