On this 1 hour 15 minute tour, Ollie brings the history of his hometown to life – where he and many generations of his family grew up. Led by Ollie, an award winning tour guide, you will be shown the famous and hidden gems of Ennis whilst hearing entertaining stories about the people who have shaped the towns history. You will hear tales of nasty landlords, the irish famine and the iconic ' Peeping Tom'. This tour uncovers 800 years of history in a lighthearted and entertaining fashion, fun for all the family.
• 1.25 hours
Located at the tip of the Hook Peninsula in County Wexford in Ireland's Ancient East, the Hook Lighthouse is the oldest operational lighthouse in the world, and has marked the entrance to Waterford Harbour for over 800 years. Enjoy a 45-minute guided tour of this purpose-built, fully operational lighthouse. The visitor center features a gift shop, an art workshop, exhibits and a café. The Hook Lighthouse truly is one of a kind. This shared guided tour is available for groups of no more than 5.
• 45 minutes
Take in the breathtaking views of the Irish riverscape - lush meadows teeming with wildflowers in the spring or stunning monastic sites in autumn - during this unique experience in the Irish countryside! Meet your host Mary and her husband Jorn at their charming boathouse that traverses the Shannon river. In the summer, you can dock the boat at Carrick-on-Shannon in County Leitrim. Watch the beautiful Irish countryside go by as you sip on a welcome drink and hear stories from your host about life on an Irish barge. You will then join your hosts at their dining table to enjoy a Mediterranean influenced home-cooked Irish meal. Your 4-course meal may include dishes such as local smoked salmon for an appetizer, fresh soup or salad and slow roasted pork belly or lamb accompanied with seasonal vegetables like roasted grapes and figs as your main. Your meal will conclude with a dessert of pavlova, lemon cake or the traditional Bailey’s Irish cream cheesecake.
• 2 hours