Home of the little people and pots of gold at the end of the rainbow, Ireland has moved past it days as home of the humble potato and has emerged as must see holiday destination. With its rich culture and history, picturesque landscapes and bustling city centres it will have you kissing the blarney stone in no time.
With their famous Irish charm, you will be welcomed with warmth to the Emerald Isle. Accommodations are varied with options being available to suit any family, couple or single traveller. Self-catering apartments, hotels, guest houses and bed and breakfast inns abound and there are choices available for a multitude of budgets. Regardless of the option you choose, however, you can be assured your hosts will want you to have a good time and are proud to call this their home. So much so, that they want it to feel like a home to you too.
For a holiday the whole family will enjoy get onto the trail of the pirates and visit Louisburg to view the museum of Pirate Queen Grace O’Malley and her castle on the Mayo shore. Take the long way to Tipperary to experience the Mitchelstown Cave, a magnificent limestone cavern which has hosted musical events and boasts the ‘Tower of Babel’, an awe inspiring calcite column.
For those looking for a more adult experience, make your way to the beer lovers Disneyland in Dublin. The Guinness Storehouse is a national icon and offers panoramic views from its Gravity Bar. Follow this up with a wander around Temple Bar
History buffs should also make time to view Glendalough, one of the most famous monastic sites in Ireland located past the spectacular Wicklow Mountains, and Kilkenny Castle, which dates back to the twelfth century.