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Bunratty Castle is just outside Limerick and worth a visit on any Ireland tours. If you are in the area it is a must see attraction. The little pub/restaurant beside it...

Built in 300 B.C  by queen Macha , Navan fort , is worth a visit on any Ireland tours. It is in County Armagh and rich with Irish history and folklore. Its dynasty held power for 700 years until defeated by the Collas brothers , who moved...

Newry is largely considered at the main crossing point from North to South or vice versa. But if you are on Ireland tours there are a few hidden gems in Newry. Firstly you have the Catholic Cathedral which looks bland from the outside but has a most...

On any Ireland tours we strongly recommend that you see the North Coast in all its glory. On the coast road is the lively market town of Ballycastle. The town sits at the mouth of the two northernmost Antrim glens , Glenshesk and Glentaisie. There is a...

If you are on Ireland tours then Lismore is set in the lovely broad plain of the Blackwater Valley. It is a heritage town three miles west of Cappoquin. It has a rich and significant ecclesiastical history and to this day preserves a quiet reverence from its...

Grace O'Malley , or Grainne Ni Mhaille (often corrupted to Granuaile ; c.1530 - 1600) , was the daughter of Owen O'Malley , chief of the West Coast Islands. Through fearless and none-too-scrupulous warfare and piracy , she made herself Queen of the Clew Bay area...

As you drive along the North coast of Ireland you will see a long island out to sea. This is a real hidden gem in the true sense of the word. Well worth a visit on any Ireland tours or extended Belfast tours. It is just...

For centuries , the town of Carlow , 35 miles North-East of Wexford , was an Anglo-Norman stronghold at the edge of an otherwise fiercely Gaelic county. As such, it has a bloody history , with its most terrible battle during the 1798 Rebellion , when...