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Ireland Is Running Out Of Pubs

September 5, 2018

In a shock state of affairs it turns out the number of pubs across Ireland is dropping. Despite a growing population the number of pubs in the country has dropped from 8,617 in 2005 to 7,140 in 2017. That’s a 17.1% drop in just 12 years. At this rate the country will be effectively pub […]

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Whiskey Helps Ireland Become The Best Travel Experience In Europe

August 30, 2018

Trip Advisor, as you probably know, is one of the busiest travel websites in the world. This gives it a unique view on the pulse of how people travel, what they look for and what they think. After an analysis of their millions of reviews they have just published a report on the worlds best […]

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Tonight Someone Is Sleeping In The Guinness Gravity Bar

April 24, 2017

It’s Europe’s most popular tourist destination, but tonight only, someone will actually sleep in the Guinness Gravity Bar in Dublin. The iconic glass bar at the top of the Guinness Experience in Dublin is usually a place for crowds of people to try a real Guinness. But staying there overnight is not an option, no […]

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Ireland Is Named The Best Place In Europe To Visit – Again!

January 7, 2017

Travel Weekly has been named the best place in Europe by travel agents in the US. This is the third time in a row it has won the award. The poll was conducted by Travel Weekly, the leading weekly newspaper for American travel agents and travel professionals. 15,000 of its members voted. This is the […]

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And Once Again The Best Hotel In The World Is In Ireland

October 19, 2016

Irish tourism has a history of winning awards. The latest is the award of Best Hotel In The World from Conde Nast. The magazine has selected the exclusive 20-room Ballyfin Demesne in Co Laois. The hotel opened in 2011 in a Regency mansion situated in a 614-acre estate. If you have heard of it before […]

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Surfing Beneath The Cliffs of Moher – A Breathtaking Video

December 3, 2015

The Cliffs of Moher are among the most spectacular and visited natural features in Ireland. But beneath the cliffs are some of the best surfing waves in the world. Not many people get to experience the waves as they crash in from the open Atlantic. But those that do rate them as some of the […]

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A Tizzy Of Fairy Doors Has Been Seen In Dromkeen Woods

October 22, 2015

Dromkeen Woods in Inishannon has seen the arrival of a ‘Tizzy’ of Fairies in recent days. Children from the area have been spotting the doors to their homes in the base of trees. The new Fairy Village is a project of the local Tidy Towns committee and local carpenter Jimmy McCarthy. He designed and built […]

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Aer Lingus Takes Inflight Entertainment To New Heights With Jigs In The Aisle

October 15, 2015

We all know Aer Lingus are the friendliest airline. But it seems they’re also up for a bit of craic as this video shows. Flight attendant Orla O’Brien was serving on what seemed like a regular flight. But then an impromptu trad session started. And when the fiddle came out Orla and a passenger took […]

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Skellig Michael: One Of Just 2 UNESCO World Heritage Sites In Ireland

September 10, 2015

Situated 12 kilometres off the Kerry coast, Skellig Michael is a 218m (715ft) high lump of exposed rock. It was also the site of a unique monastery for 600 years. The Skelligs Skellig Michael is one of two Skelligs. The other, The Little Skellig, is uninhabited by man but is the second largest gannet breeding […]

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Europe’s Leading Tourist Destination Is In Ireland.

September 7, 2015

The World Travel Awards were presented in Sardinia last weekend. And Guinness Storehouse in Dublin took home the title of “Leading European Tourist Destination” beating The Eiffel Tower, The Acropolis and Buckingham Palace. The World Travel Awards are the premier awards in the tourism industry. They select the best tourist services and destinations across the […]

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