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This picturesque town takes its name from a local branch of a far-flung ancient tribe known as the Fir Deadhadh , or 'men of campaigning' and is worth a stop on your tours of Ireland. The river-ford (ath) there was thus known as Ath Fhear...

On the site of a little church dedicated to St. Patrick , the Norman conquerors of Dublin built a new and massive church in 1191. Raised to the status of cathedral in 1213 , it has been extended and extensively repaired on several occasions. St....

On your tours of Ireland why not make a stop at St. Brigid's Cathedral , where ,  towards the end of the 5th century , a holy woman from a subject tribe came to a pagan sanctuary in the middle of Leinster and converted it...

On either side of the road from Dublin to Belfast , just North of Newry , lie the little lake know as Loughbrickland and the pictureque village of the same name. Both are a must see attraction of your Ireland tours. In the original Irish...

Four mountain valleys sweep down to the beautiful Manorhamilton which sits on a little plain , or ‘little field’ as its Irish name translates , and is a great place to visit on your tours of Ireland. The surrounding peaks climb to 1500ft or so...

On your tours of Ireland Ireland, Our Lady's Island is a must see. The Island is surrounded by a slat water lake and cut off from the sea by a sand bar , has been a place of pilgrimage since pre-Christian times. It was St...

If you are thinking of coming to Ireland in 2013 please plan ahead. We have had a lot of interest in our tours of Ireland over the last few months and many of our clients are booking early to secure their first choice hotels and driver/guides. Our...

The Hill of Tara was the most important sacred centre of ancient Ireland , and was the seat of power of the high - kings of the country for several centuries. It is well worth a visit on any tours of Ireland. The hill abounds in...

Joseph Damer was a banker and entrepreneur who moved to Ireland from England 1662. He lived in Dublin. He soon purchased large tracts of land in County Tipperary from the Cromwellian settlers there. He filled these pastures with sheep and soon he had set up a vast...

This is the best known place to be inhabited in all of Ireland and worth a look on any tours of Ireland. Its a real hidden gem ! Known in Irish as Dun Da Bheann (‘the fortress of two peaks’) , it is situated about a...