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The greatest if Irish rivers , the Shannon touches all four provinces of the country and is a must see on your Ireland tours. It rises in the Cuilcagh Mountains in Ulster , its banks for a long distance form the boundary between Connacht and...

Just west of Ballylongford is the stronghold that was once the seat of the O’Connors of Kerry , originally built in 1490 by the chieftain Conor O’Connor. The castle measures 60ft by 30ft , with walls 8ft thick and a little over 80ft high –...

On day two of the tour we took the short drive from Kilkenny to Waterford via Mount Juliet Golf Club , a must see attraction for any golfers on tours of Ireland. We booked our clients into the quaint Waterford Marina Hotel and then booked the...

On day one of our tour we drove from Dublin airport to the wonderful Hotel Kilkenny. After a drive around the town the clients enjoyed dinner at the fantastic Ristorante Rinuccini ,  just opposite Kilkenny castle , then enjoyed a pint of Guinness in a...

The great 5th century missionary , St. Patrick , who became the patron of Ireland , seems to have died on March 17 , for that has always been observed as his feast day. Down through the ages , he has been honoured in religious...

If you are on any tours of Ireland call in at Carlingford. It is a delightful village on the shores of the stunning Carlingford Lough with some fantastic restaurants and pubs , as well as wonderful coffee shops. The seafood is outstanding. If you enjoy walking the...

Several ancient monastic foundations in coastal parts of Ireland , and even in Scotland , are attributed to a Saint called Barra or Fionnbharra. His name meant ‘the white-crested one’ , and old texts claim that he rode a mysterious horse on the sea and...