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Walkways and Trails around Ireland are Being Upgraded

WALKWAYS, TRAILS and some outdoor recreational facilities around Ireland are to be developed and upgraded. Nearly 80 projects have been approved for funding, which will see some well-known recreational areas around the country enhanced. Examples of the projects which have … Read More

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Kerry Mountain

Ireland’s ‘McGillicuddy Reeks’ makes The Rough Guides’ Top 6 to visit in 2019

Rough Guides names Kerry’s McGillicuddy Reeks mountain range as one of the world’s best places to visit in 2019. It features at at No.3 on the ‘Six Regions on our Radar’ list, behind Yúnnán in China and Argentina’s Iberá Wetlands. … Read More

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Old Irish Pub

Great Ireland Attractions in the Fall

Ireland in the Fall         Anyone who has ever visited Ireland during the fall knows what a wondrous time it is. It’s a time for crisp city strolls along meandering rivers like the Liffey, Lagan and Shannon, … Read More

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Irish Traditional Music – A Short History

Irish Traditional Music-A Short History Irish Traditional Music is known today throughout the world.   It is an oral tradition and its prolific nature has captured the attention of listeners everywhere. Though it is only in the past few decades … Read More

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Golf Tours to Ireland

Tralee Golf Course makes it to No.7 in the World

Tralee Golf Club has made it into the top 10 in ’30 of the World’s Most Beautiful Golf Courses. The Golf Course was designed by Arnold Palmer in 1984. The stunning 1st and 2nd holes of the course were the … Read More

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O'Neill's Bar & Restaurant-Light House Bar

Amazing Footage from Killarney in 1929

VIDEO -Amazing Footage from Killarney,Ireland,1929

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West of Ireland

Genealogy & Your Irish Family History

USEFUL GENEALOGY RESEARCH LINKS: http://www.valoff.ie/en/Archives_Genealogy_Public_Office/ http://www.prai.ie/ http://www.presbyterianhistoryireland.com/ http://www.ireland.anglican.org/information/63 http://www.nidirect.gov.uk/gro http://www.proni.gov.uk/ http://www.nationalarchives.ie/ http://www.ahg.gov.ie/ http://www.buildingsofireland.ie/ http://www.militaryarchives.ie/collections/online-collections/military-archives-irish-army-censusrecords BEFORE STARTING YOUR FAMILY HISTORY Inquire with your family. First talk to parents aunts uncles cousins grandparents etc., and find out what they know. Most families … Read More

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Road Trips around Ireland – Guide Book

Road Trips around Ireland Guide Book It Must Be Ireland Video The easiest way to get around Ireland is to drive. While there is public transport it can be infrequent in places. If time is a constraint then you are … Read More

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Exploring Ireland

“Explore Ireland” – Escorted 12 Day Tour – 2019 Dates & Details

Dates & Rates for our “Explore Ireland” – Escorted 12 Day Tours, 2019  

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