ATLANTEAN Episode 01 - Bob Quinn. Ireland Itinerary: Where to Go in Ireland by Rick Steves. By Rick Steves and Pat O’Connor So much to see, so little time.
How to choose? To help you get started, I’ve listed my top picks for where to go in Ireland, my plan for your best three-week trip, and tips on when to go. Depending on the length of your trip, and taking geographic proximity into account, here are my recommended priorities: Ireland Travel Guide & Trip Planning Information by Rick Steves. Republic of Ireland ▲▲▲ Dublin Bustling Irish capital, with fascinating tours (historical, musical, and literary), passionate rebel history (Kilmainham Gaol), treasured Dark Age gospels (Book of Kells), intricate Celtic artifacts (National Museum: Archaeology and History), and a rambunctious pub district (Temple Bar). ▲▲▲ Dingle Peninsula My favorite fishing village (a traditional Irish-music pub paradise), which serves as a launchpad for the gorgeous Slea Head loop drive (or bike ride), featuring a wealth of Celtic and early Christian sites. ▲▲▲ Aran Islands Three windswept, treeless limestone islands in the Atlantic, laced with a maze of angular rock walls, crowned by Iron Age ring forts, and inhabited by sparse villages of hardy fisher-folk.
The Heart of Ireland in 8 Days Tour. Tight on time?
The Heart of Ireland in 8 Days — Rick's personal "best of" distillation of our two-week Best of Ireland tour — starts in Ennis (just down the road from Shannon Airport) and ends in Dublin. Each day along the way, in the good hands of your Rick Steves guide and local experts, you’ll be amazed at all you’ll experience in a mere week of touring the Emerald Isle: must-see historical sites, charming towns, music-filled pubs, artisan visits and walking tours — including the Rock of Cashel, the Cliffs of Moher, Ennis Friary, Adare Village, Dingle Town, the Dingle Peninsula, the Great Blasket Centre, crystal cutting and whiskey tasting, plus the Brú na Bóinne archaeology site and more. Join us for the Heart of Ireland in 8 Days! Daily Activity Key Light = 2-4 miles of mostly level walking throughout the day. Day 1: Welcome to Ireland At 2 p.m., we'll gather together at our hotel for a brief meeting.
Link.tourismirelandemail. App - Dingle - A Visitors Guide to the Dingle Peninsula (Corca Dhuibhne) in County Kerry, Ireland from Dingle Peninsula Tourism. The Dingle Peninsula is a place of spectacular seascapes and landscapes shaped by the elements, with a wild and rugged coastline of steep cliffs and wide sandy beaches where one can drive up into the clouds over Ireland’s highest mountain pass, the Connor Pass.
I'd love to see Eire but my first chance to take a look at some of the rest of the world, I "squandered" on moving to Taiwan to teach English for 7 years and from there to strike out to see a good deal of SE Asia. I will never regret this decision and to this day plan to settle in Taiwan for my twilight years with regular visits to Bali and Thailand. Such a beautiful world we have. – ahwei
Is that your locale you lucky, lucky being – ahwei
The Dingle Peninsula is a place the Irish love to visit, but it’s still largely undiscovered by people from elsewhere.
Apart, that is, from the artists, musicians and writers who come from across the world to live, eat and breathe authentic culture: real food, real talk, real stories, and real ceoil agus craic at music sessions and festivals across the peninsula’s tiny settlements. Sounds of the Wild Atlantic Way. WOW! $350 round-trip flights from US to Ireland announced.
New low cost Icelandic service to start in October says WOW CEO.
Photo by: WowAir.com WOW, an Icelandic budget airline, is to start fares from US to Ireland for less than $350 return, including all taxes. The airline will start the flights in October. They will fly from Boston and Washington DC, and have a stop over in Reykjavik, Iceland's capital. By comparison direct flights from other airlines at at the moment are $850 around that time of year. The flights will operate on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays and will have a two-hour stopover both ways, the Irish Times has reported. Dublin/Reykjavik flights begin on June 2 this year. The length of the Boston flight will be 12 hours including the stopover while Washington will be 12 hours 45 minutes. WOW Air was voted seventh best cheap airline in the world. “Our aim is to transform low-cost transatlantic flights and make travel to the US affordable for everybody,” he said. The airline had earned a good flying reputation. Let us know below. Dingle - A Visitors Guide to the Dingle Peninsula (Corca Dhuibhne) in County Kerry, Ireland from Dingle Peninsula Tourism.
O'Sullivan's Courthouse Pub. Ireland in the Movies. Whether you are planning a holiday or just interested in Ireland in general, movies can be a great way to explore the country from your armchair.
Here are my ten top picks of movies you should see ... but be aware that this a very personal list! Some classics such as "Ryan's Daughter" and "Man of Aran" are missing, as are "The Field" with the inimitable Richard Harris and the rather uneven "Patriot Games" based on Tom Clancy's novel. Michael Collins Liam Neeson stars as the "Big Fellow" himself while Alan Rickman delivers an icy performance as ally-turned-enemy de Valera. Filmed in Dublin and the Wicklow Mountains this biopic focuses on the War of Independence, the partition and the ensuing Irish Civil War (plus love-interest Julia Roberts). The Quiet Man. World Heritage Ireland. Newgrange is the best known Irish passage tomb and dates to c.3, 200BC.
The large mound is approximately 80m in diameter and is surrounded at its base by a kerb of 97 stones. The most impressive of these stones is the highly decorated Entrance Stone. Cairn The flat-topped cairn is almost 0.5 hectares in extent. It is roughly circular and is estimated to weigh 200,000 tonnes in total. Tomb The mound covers a single tomb, which consists of a long passage and a cross-shaped chamber. Donegal Town Tourism: 26 Things to Do in Donegal Town, Ireland. Sligo Sets Your Spirit Free. Tourist attractions in Ireland – Giant’s Causeway. Burren National Park - Homepage. Ireland Vacations with CIE Tours - See Ireland at its best! Wonderful Ireland Vacations • All-inclusive • Experience Ireland at its best!
A traditional thatched cottage nestled in the Irish countryside A warm Irish welcome awaits you! CIE Tours offers the largest selection of quality coach tours around Ireland at some of the most affordable rates available. Early Booking Discounts for 2015 Now Available. Welcome to Cong, Co. Mayo - Irelands Lake District. Vacations in Ireland – Official Vacation Website of Tourism Ireland. Ancient Ireland. 33 Places In Ireland You Won't Believe Are Real. iWalk - What to See in Dublin. Written and narrated by historian Pat Liddy, these walks can now be enjoyed by everyone.
Just download the podcast using your podcast software and you’re ready to go. You can stroll along at your own pace and enjoy the soothing voice bringing the history of the city to life. With 12 themes to choose from on www.visitdublin.com/iwalks/iwalks.xml you will certainly be very fit afterwards. There is a free color brochure complete with a map for each iWalk. Ireland travel advice.