Latest travel news from Ireland
Excess heat from Guinness could power Irish children’s hospital
Guiness has been many things in its time – the leading tourist attraction in Ireland and an iconic global drink, but now it could become the source of power for Ireland's new children’s hospital located near to its ci...
Record 10m passengers in July for friendly Ryanair
Ryanair’s decision to go friendly since last year has yielded immediate results as the low-cost carrier became the first airline ever to fly more than 10 million passengers last month...
Quiet Man cottage now protected by law
A ruined Irish cottage made famous by the classic film The Quiet Man has been given protected status. The White O’Morn cottage in Connemara, Galway featured in the romantic drama starring John Wayne and Maureen O’Hara...
Facebook reverses stance on 'too sexy' Molly Malone statue
Facebook have backed down and apologised over a decision to ban as “too sexy" an advertisement with a photo of the well-known Dublin statue of Molly Malone...
Places in Ireland
Dublin's key ingredients: a thousand-year history, marinated until rich in heritage and sprinkled with hedonism. Visit and enjoy. Personality Goes A Long Way Georgian elegance aside, Dublin mightn’t seem as sexy or as sultry as other European capitals, but Dubliners will tell you that pretty things are as easy to like as they are to forget.
Ireland's second city is first in every important respect, at least according to the locals, who cheerfully refer to it as the 'real capital of Ireland'. The compact city centre is surrounded by interesting waterways and is chock full of great restaurants fed by arguably the best foodie scene in the country.
Everything good about Ireland can be found in County Cork. Surrounding the country's second city – a thriving metropolis made glorious by location and its almost Rabelaisian devotion to the finer things of life – is a lush landscape dotted with villages that offer days of languor and idyll.
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The Skelligs: a trip to the edge of the abyss
The search for solitude has led pilgrims to the edges of the known world – and beyond – throughout history...
Teeing off in the Emerald Isle: visiting Ireland's best golf courses
Ireland's spectacular landscapes and dramatically changing weather provide some of most epic golfing challenges on earth...
How to get the most from a short trip to Ireland
Vibrant cities, otherworldly monuments, ancient castles, sweeping beaches bordered by jade-green fields, cosy pubs with crackling fires and toe-tapping traditional music sessions – Ireland offers a multitude of memora...
Driving Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way
The 'Wild Atlantic Way' driving route neatly packages the abundant attractions of Ireland's west coast, from West Cork to Donegal...