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Durrow is in County Offaly and a hidden gem on any Ireland tours. It was founded as a Monastery by St Colum Cille , most likely between 585 and 589 ! In his time it was administrated as part of the family of Iona and headed by...

At Ireland Luxury Tours we have been "swamped" with requests for Belfast tours. Even clients on our extensive Ireland tours want to see more of Belfast and beyond. And why not !!!...

Grace O'Malley, the legendary pirate Queen of Connacht , celebrated in popular tradition as a nationalist heroine and now a feminist icon. Her base...

Glendalough is a real hidden gem and is worth a visit on your tours of Ireland. I have been there several times and the whole area is stunning. Glendalough is an important early Irish monastery in County Wicklow famed for its picturesque setting in the 'Valley...

On your tours of Ireland why not stop off at Leinster House in Dublin. It is a real hidden gem. It was designed by Richard Castle in 1745 for the Earl of Kildare. Built on the then unfashionable , and largely undeveloped , South side of...

Athlone is a substantial ancient / modern town on the River Shannon ; some narrow winding streets , tucked away behind a lively main shopping street. Athlone is a favourite stop off for cabin cruisers on the Shannon and is well worth a stop of on your...

Bushmills is a grey stone village at a crossroads and is the home of old Bushmills whiskey and on your tour of Ireland with Ireland Luxury Tours you can take a tour of the Distillery and sample some of the best whiskey in Ireland. Bushmills...

We have been busy with a number of queries regarding Belfast tours from people who are attending the Olympics. It seems that many people are in London from all over the world. They want to see Belfast , and are coming over on flights for a day...

Portaferry is the last village of the Ards Peninsula , connected to little Strangford village by a drive-on drive-off ferry and is worth a stop on your tours of Ireland with Ireland Luxury Tours. Its a real hidden gem. Along the coast either side of the...