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On any Ireland tours heading Northeast from Glencolmcille , the minor road to Ardara runs through the heart of the peninsula , travelling through the dramatic Glengesh Pass before spiralling down into wild but fertile valley land. This drive is a must see attraction. http://www.google.co.uk/images?hl=en&source=hp&q=glengesh+pass&gbv=2&oq=glengesh+pass&aq=f&aqi=g3g-v7&aql=&gs_sm=3&gs_upl=1203l5453l0l6219l13l13l0l2l2l0l438l2109l0.3.5.0.1l9l0&oi=image_result_group&sa=X Just before...

Duleek , five miles South-East of Slane on your tours of Iteland , is an historic little place founded by St Patrick , who settled St Ciaran here to build the first stone church in Ireland and found a monastic settlement ; it was also an early bishopric. The...

Roscrea sits on a low hillock between the Slieve Bloom Mountains to the North East and the Devils Bit to the South West. It is a charming place , with streets running down the hill slopes...

We at Ireland Luxury Tours http://www.ilt.ulidiacollege.com have exclusive packages available for the golf. There are luxury holiday homes and apartments available to rent...

Ballitore is an old Quaker village where the Anglo-Irish political philosopher Edmund Burke (1729-97) was educated before going to Trinity College , Dublin. The Ballitore Quaker Museum above the village library, which is housed in the old Friends Meeting House, gives a vivid picture of...

The name Cahir means fort , and you will not be disappointed if you visit this "fort" on any Ireland tours. The castle is Anglo-Norman and goes back to the thirteenth and fifteenth centuries , though the virgin appearance of the outer shell is deceptive. A...

Scattery Island lies about a mile offshore from Kilrush in the exposed Shannon estuary , County Clare. Its a bit of a hidden gem on any Ireland tours. It was last inhabited in the late 1970 s and the tiny quay is dotted with overgrown derelict...

Boa Island is on Lough Erne in County Fermanagh and is a hidden gem to see on any Ireland tours. It is at the Northern end of the Lower Lough and is barely an island these days at it is connected to the mainland by bridges. On...

Leemaneh Castle is a well preserved buliding in the Burren , County Clare. The name means "Horses leap". http://www.discoverireland.com/gb/ireland-things-to-see-and-do/listings/product/?fid=FI_13108 It is a real hidden gem on any Ireland tours. The castle is a fifteenth century O'Brien stronghold , adjoining which is a four-storey building with mullioned and transomed...

Long neglected by most holidaymakers , County Cavan is slowly becoming more popular. Thanks to the redevelopment of the old Ballinamore-Ballyconnell Canal , linking the mighty Shannon waterway and Lough Erne this can be a wonderful way to visit County Cavan on Ireland tours. This new Shannon-Erne...