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5 Advantages of Booking a Private Tour

When planning a trip to Ireland, you will likely be overwhelmed with all the different things you would like to see and do. After all, our Emerald Isle might not be the biggest country in the world, but it is steeped with so much history and culture that filling up...

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5 Things to Never Say or Do When Visiting Ireland

Ireland and Irish people are known for being friendly, laid back and easy-going. And we are. However, there are a couple of things you should avoid saying to prevent causing offence. There are also a couple of rules, regulations and general advice you need to be...

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5 Reasons Why You Must Visit Ireland

Image: By Seaninryan [CC BY-SA 4.0 ], from Wikimedia Commons There’s a reason why so many people worldwide like to claim Irish ancestry; it’s simply the best place in the world! Okay, perhaps we’re biased but Hollywood stars like Sarah Jessica Parker, Jeremy Irons and...

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How to Budget on a Trip to Ireland

Ireland is a beautiful country with a rich history and truly unique culture. We believe everyone should come and visit us at least once in their life, so we’ve put together this handy guide to help you to do just that! If you’ve been yearning to see the Emerald Isle...

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Top 5 Places to Visit in Ireland in 2018

If you’re planning on having a private tour around Ireland this year, you’ll find that there are so many beautiful places to go and so many interesting places to see. And while all of these choices may leave you feeling a little overwhelmed, we’re about to help you...

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Top 5 Travel Bloggers in Ireland

If increasing your country-count and ticking some big items off your bucket list is high on your to-do list for 2018, a little travel inspiration will most likely help you to plan your adventures. And for that, we’ve got you covered! We’ve rounded up 5 of the best...

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The Best Places for a Coffee Stop in Dublin

While there’s no shortage of drinking places in Dublin, especially for a pint of Guinness or two, sometimes only a good cup of coffee will do. Just like every other major city, Dublin has its fair share of coffee shops, some of which are global chains, while others...

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Transport: How to Travel Around Ireland

Although Ireland is not the biggest country in the world, it is still quite large in comparison to other islands in Europe. If you want to see everything this wonderful country has to offer, then knowing the best ways to get around is essential. In this article, we'll...

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5 Irish Cultures You Have to Experience

Image: By Peter Neill (Flickr: u2-1 CC BY License) [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons Your visit to Ireland should be uniquely yours but if you happen to need a little help in terms of planning your upcoming trip, the following suggestions might help you to carve out...

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The Guinness Storehouse Facts

  The Guinness Storehouse is consistently ranked as the most visited tourist attraction in Ireland. Situated at St. James’s Gate Brewery in Dublin, the Storehouse spans across an amazing 7 floors, each exhibiting different displays of information about the history of...

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8 Statues You Have to Visit in Dublin

If you come to Dublin, a must-do trip is a walking tour of Dublin's famous statues. It's the ideal way to refresh if you've been travelling around having a chauffeured tour of Ireland as it provides the perfect opportunity to stretch your legs and get some fresh air....

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Irish Slang Words/Phrases and What They Mean

If you’re planning private tours of Ireland, it’s important that you get familiar with the local language or ‘local slang’ as we like to call it. Not only do we all have different accents, but we’ve also put our own little spin on the English language, which makes...

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A Guide to Celebrating Easter in Ireland

If you’re planning a trip to Ireland this spring, there’s no better time to visit than at Easter. This year, Easter takes place over the weekend of April 14th to April 17th, so there’s every chance that the traditional Irish Easter celebrations will be accompanied by...

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Tips for Planning a Trip to Ireland

You should, no matter where you’re from, plan a trip to Ireland during your lifetime. Perhaps we’re a little biased but it really is one of the most beautiful places on earth, especially when the sun shines! Ireland, known affectionately as the Emerald Isle, offers...

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15 Ridiculous Questions Everyone Has About Ireland

Over the years, quite a false picture has been painted of Ireland and it’s the Hollywood movies that are mostly to blame for it. In many people’s eyes, Ireland is seen as some mythical island full of potato eating leprechauns, pots of gold and four leaved clovers....

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Best Tourist Attractions in Cork

Whilst visiting Ireland, one must take the opportunity to explore the many delights of Cork, both its city and its magnificent surrounding countryside. The ancient city of Cork is rich with maritime history, being the place of departure for many immigrants seeking...

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Top Irish Attractions 2016

Ireland is home to a host of fantastic natural beauty and world-class attractions, some of which are better known than others, but all of which are well worth a visit. Here are some of our top picks of Irish attractions that you need to put on your 'to visit’ list for...

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Tips for Surviving Ireland

Taking a trip to the Emerald Isle for the first time? If so, you should be excited! For many, a trip to Ireland is a once in a lifetime experience. There are thousands of guide books, websites and blogs telling you where to go and what to do but none tend to give the...

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Best Tourist Attractions in Dublin City

Imagine visiting a city where it is possible to glimpse the pages of an exquisitely illustrated thousand-year-old book, visit underground crypts containing mummified remains, stroll around public squares built in Georgian times and end the day touring a brewery that...

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Best Tourist Attractions in Belfast City

Northern Ireland's capital city, Belfast, has seen much conflict throughout its history. However, in recent years it's undergone somewhat of a transformation, and now attracts many visitors all year round. In fact, the number of visitors increases year on year, and...

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