tourism

view of the bed in the Guinness gravity bar

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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approaching skellig Michael from the sea

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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drone view of st. Patricks cathedral dublin

A Drone Flew Through St. Patricks Cathedral – And Made This Amazing Video

August 26, 2015

St. Patricks Cathedral is the largest church in Ireland. Hundreds of thousands visit it every year either for services or as tourists. But none have seen it like this drone has! The Church of Ireland Cathedral was founded in 1191. It is one of 2 Church of Ireland Cathedrals in Dublin and has a 43 […]

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Love from dublin display

Condé Nast Magazine Has Named Dublin The Friendliest City In Europe

August 25, 2015

According to the premier travel magazine, Condé Nast, Dublin is the friendliest city in Europe. Only Sydney is a friendlier city world-wide. The result was of course welcomed by Torism Ireland CEO Niall Gibbons who said: “Again and again, our research shows us that the friendliness of our people is one of our unique selling […]

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a very important irish pub

A Survey By Pubs Says Pubs Are One Of The Most Important Tourist Attractions In Ireland

August 24, 2015

In a shock finding, a new survey by the pub owners of Ireland has revealed that pubs are the second most important tourist attraction for visitors to Ireland. The survey was carried out by marketing firm iReach interviewed 500 tourists from the USA, Germany, Canada, France and the UK. 57% said that culture and heritage […]

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The Worlds Best Hotel Is In Mayo. And That’s Official!

August 15, 2015

Ashford Castle in Co. Mayo has just been voted the world’s best hotel. And prices start at €850 per night., though the best experience costs over €2,600/night. Ashford Castle stands in a 350-acre resort in Cong, Co Mayo, and boasts not only a magnificently grand exterior and numerous luxurious rooms – and even a 32 […]

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Lugnaquilla in county wicklow

It’s Ireland But As You Rarely Imagine Her. See The Full Video

August 10, 2015

This is Ireland as you rarely imagine it. Flying above Lugnaquilla in winter the landscape is austere and mysterious with dramatic interplay of mist and light. This is one of a series by SkyCam Ireland. While their others are also well worth seeing they are taken in spring and summer. This stood out to me […]

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a view of Clare by drone

Watch This Stunning Video Of Clare From The Sky

July 3, 2015

Sometimes you just don’t appreciate what a stunning country we live in. And then a video like this comes along. Saying anymore would be superfluous – just watch.

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