Powerscourt House and Gardens, Co Wicklow
Aug04

Powerscourt House and Gardens, Co Wicklow

Powerscourt House and Gardens is located in Enniskerry, County Wicklow in the most picturesque natural surrounds. It is reported that Powerscourt House was built upon the remnants of a two storey strategic 13th century castle originally built by the la Poer family, a Norman family. The estate is so very intertwined with Irish history and the history of the local area. Richard Wingfield, Viscount Powerscourt, and then owner of the...

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First heatwave in forty years unveils ancient Ireland.
Jul13

First heatwave in forty years unveils ancient Ireland.

Ireland has had one of the driest and hottest summers since 1976 and as a result Drone and history enthusiast, Anthony Murphy of Mythical Ireland has uncovered the outline of a new henge discovery near the ancient site of Newgrange in Ireland’s Boyne Valley. As with recent drone discoveries in the UK, the hot weather has dried out surface grasses and crops in different shades depending on the substrate rock or sediment beneath...

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New Tourism Ireland video highlights Cork
Jul05

New Tourism Ireland video highlights Cork

Colourful towns, beautiful coastline and a charming city … Tourism Ireland invites people everywhere to put Cork city and county on their bucket list! Where else would you find a thriving 18th century food market, an iconic whiskey legacy and a sure fire way to obtain the famous “gift of the gab”? Tourism Ireland has unveiled a new online video, called “Top Things to do in Cork”. It highlights some of the star attractions...

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The sun is out in Ireland.
Jun25

The sun is out in Ireland.

Yesterday temperatures reached 30C in most counties (locally). Our summer weather can become sub tropical every now and then with a phenomenon called the Azores high moving clear balmy south Atlantic weather up from the Atlantic. Then Ireland breaks out the beer: Some evening for The Barge ☀️🍻 A post shared by Joey Cunniffe (@joeycunniffe10) on May 25, 2017 at 12:51pm PDT Those who don't jump will never fly. 😊 #love #life #hiking...

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It’s St John’s Bonfire Night in Ireland
Jun23

It’s St John’s Bonfire Night in Ireland

It’s St John’s Bonfire night or Bonna night (Cork) across Ireland. The tradition of lighting fires two days after the midsummer solstice dates back thousands of years. At some stage in Irish history the fires were brought forward towards the feast of St John. Ancient pagan traditions are alive and well in modern Ireland and ironically it’s the age of social media that has given them a new lease of life. Huge crowd...

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Ireland is the ultimate hotspot for summer
Jun01

Ireland is the ultimate hotspot for summer

Tourism Ireland has created a new online film inviting potential visitors everywhere to come and discover the island of Ireland during the summer months and immerse themselves in our culture. Titled “What makes summer in Ireland so special”, the video reminds travellers around the world that Ireland is unbeatable for a summer break. It highlights our breath-taking road trips, along the Causeway Coastal Route and the Wild...

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Jump into Ireland, Feet first!
May20

Jump into Ireland, Feet first!

You don’t just arrive in Ireland. You jump in, feet first, right in amongst it all. From the minute you’re here, you’re one of us. Living in the moment, or, ‘in the now’ as we like to say. You never know quite what to expect when you’re in the now. But one thing’s for sure – we’ll show you wonderful places, and things you won’t find anywhere else in the world. And when the fun’s finally over, you’ll feel like you’re leaving home...

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New Tourism Ireland video shows off Northern Ireland
May02

New Tourism Ireland video shows off Northern Ireland

From the real-life Westeros to a coastal route chosen by Lonely Planet as its favorite place, Tourism Ireland invites the world to come and visit Northern Ireland Tourism Ireland has unveiled a new online video – titled “Great Days Out Around Northern Ireland”. Full of great trip ideas, the video was created to encourage potential visitors to start planning their holiday or short break to Northern Ireland. It is...

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The Cliffs of Moher Like You’ve Never Seen Them Before
Apr22

The Cliffs of Moher Like You’ve Never Seen Them Before

The Cliffs of Moher Like You’ve Never Seen Them Before Via: Wiebe de Jager The Cliffs of Moher (Irish: Aillte an Mhothair) [1] are located at the southwestern edge of the Burren region in County Clare, Ireland. [2][3] They rise 120 metres (390 ft) above the Atlantic Ocean at Hag’s Head, and reach their maximum height of 214 metres (702 ft) just north of O’Brien’s Tower, eight kilometres to the north. [4] A...

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The Wild Atlantic Way – Now Virtually Impossible to Miss!
Apr09

The Wild Atlantic Way – Now Virtually Impossible to Miss!

Virtual Reality Tours of the Wild Atlantic Way Piloted by Fáilte Ireland at International Tourism Fair in Berlin Fáilte Ireland has captured a number of unmissable experiences along the Wild Atlantic Way for virtual reality (VR) viewing, giving people the chance to remotely experience 3D tours of the coastal route. Piloted last week at the international tourism fair ITB in Berlin, VR gives Fáilte Ireland the chance to show buyers and...

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