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Group Travel

July 03, 2018

Some Current Groups:

Medjugorje Pilgrimages

5 Day Trips from Kinsale

April 04, 2018
Located in the south of Ireland, Kinsale is a lovely destination to spend time in during your Ireland vacation. The area is a popular holiday resort for both Irish and foreign tourists, offering a beautiful setting for outdoor leisure activities like yachting...

Giant's Causeway: The Legend of Finn MacCool

April 04, 2018

 The beautiful Giant’s Causeway captivates thousands of Northern Ireland visitors to the Causeway Coast each year. Its uneven, hexagon-shaped rocks form into mounds and extend from land to sea. Quite extraordinarily, 40,000 basalt columns make up this “must-see” Northern...

Visiting Ireland during the Christmas holiday Season

April 04, 2018

If visiting Ireland during the festive season, here are the top 6 things you need to know about how Irish families typically celebrate Christmas. From the official start of the holiday season on December 8th to Little Christmas for the ladies on January 6th, and not to...

7 Reasons Why People Should Take a Group Tour

April 04, 2018

People often wonder what the best type of vacation is for them. Here we make the case for traveling with a group. Groups can consist of 10 people that you do know or 100 that you don't - or vice versa or both. There can be a special reason for traveling such as a family...

15 Secrets of Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way

April 04, 2018

Malin Head

Located in County Donegal,Malin Head is the most northerly point of the island of Ireland. The spot was previously used in World War II as a base for  surveillance over the Atlantic. Today, the base is used by the Irish Meteorological Service.Malin Head is a...

Ireland’s Relationship with the Potato

April 04, 2018

The potato is widely thought to have been introduced to Ireland in 1586 by an American,  Sir Walter Raleigh. The potatoes grown by Raleigh were not the potatoes we know today. Raleigh’s potato was a sweet potato and some people believe that the potato as we know it was not...

Irish Vocabulary: American/Irish Dictionary

April 04, 2018

While Irish people and Americans both share a common language, there are many words, sayings, turns-of-phrase, and different usages of words that can and do cause confusion, sometimes even insult. We have compiled a list of what we think you might need to know before you...

Our 10 Favorite Pubs in Dingle

April 04, 2018

Locals claim the Dingle Peninsula has more pubs per capita than any other town in Ireland and there is 6,000 years of history to go along with it. This mountainous finger of land which juts into the Atlantic Ocean has supported various tribes and populations. When one...

The Oldest & Highest Pubs in Ireland

April 04, 2018

I had heard various claimants for the throne of Ireland's oldest pub before but the two that kept coming up were The Brazen Head in Dublin and Sean's Bar, Athlone. After a little research, a third claimant entered the race - Grace Neill's in Donaghdee, Co. Down. It is worth...