The Rock of Dunamase dominates the County Laois countryside. The ruined remains of an ancient castle stand atop a rocky outcrop in the middle of the fertile plains of this midland Irish county. Today’s post is a tour of this old Irish fort. I created a short video to help you feel as if you […]
Why Tourists Love Ireland
Many tourists to Ireland return over and over again. Here we'll discover why so many fall in love with the Emerald Isle and find that one trip is never enough.
Barley Cove is one of Ireland’s most spectacular beaches and is found along the Wild Atlantic Way. One of my childhood stomping grounds, I spent many a summer’s day building sandcastles on this stunning strand. I think we all have places that haunt our memories, and Barley Cove is one such place for me. […]
Join me on a journey today to some of Ireland’s most isolated places. Since 2007 Iain Miller and his friends have been exploring and climbing sea stacks found dotted around the coastline of Ireland. Their favorite climbs lie along the spectacular coasts of counties Donegal and Mayo. And you all know how much I love […]
Ireland’s culinary culture is experiencing a popularity surge. I’ve long loved Irish foods – as you know from reading this blog. But I’m delighted that the rest of world is now recognizing Ireland for its contributions to the gastronomic world. This trend is no more evident than in the newest offering from CIE Tours – […]
Have you ever wondered what’s the story behind the Blarney Stone? What’s all the fuss about landing a big smacker on a cold, inert lump of stone? And how on God’s good earth can a stone bestow the gift of eloquence? Image Credit Well, fear not! Today’s post will hopefully answer some, or maybe even […]