Best Things to Do in Ireland

Each weekend we’ll be doing something new and exciting around Ireland. We’ll cover famous walks and hiking trails and try more exciting things to do such as quad biking and surfing. We won’t just cover what your tourism brochure covers. We’re hear to show you what the Irish like to do in their spare time— where you can find the best pint of Guinness or find some mighty craic (as in fun, not drugs)…

15 05, 2017

Reginald’s Tower – The Crown of Ireland’s Ancient East

By | 2017-05-15T11:52:01+00:00 May 15th, 2017|Things to Do, Waterford|0 Comments

Reginald’s Tower has had many functions in its long and dramatic life, it is said that the tower was sometimes used as a Royal residence. Reginald’s Tower was used as a prison and as a mint. The coins struck at Reginald’s tower were struck with “Cavitas Waterford” on one side.

25 02, 2017

Cahir Castle – Ireland’s enchanting Medieval Fortress

By | 2017-02-26T15:42:56+00:00 February 25th, 2017|Places to Visit, Things to Do, Tipperary|0 Comments

If you are interested in visiting Castles in Ireland put Cahir Castle at the top of your list, it is breathtaking. Having been brought up less then an hour from Cahir Castle I am ashamed to admit this was my first time visiting this amazing place.

14 02, 2017

Kilkenny Castle: Everything You Need to Know

By | 2017-02-26T15:54:42+00:00 February 14th, 2017|Kilkenny, Places to Visit, Things to Do|2 Comments

Kilkenny City is one of Ireland's most vibrant and exciting places to visit. It is packed full of vibrant pubs, restaurants, shops and cafes. It's History as a Medieval City is evident in its streets with Kilkenny Castle taking pride of place within the City Centre.

5 02, 2017

Trim Castle in the Boyne Valley, Meath

By | 2017-02-26T16:05:37+00:00 February 5th, 2017|Meath, Places to Visit, Things to Do|0 Comments

History comes alive so easily here, this building is inspiring and frightening all at once. Medieval life could be cruel and bloody, this Castle saw it all, it's a silent witness to Irish History, I found myself wishing that the walls could talk, but as I walked deeper into the bowels of Trim I realised that they do whisper and sometimes scream of it's dramatic past.

1 02, 2017

Croagh Patrick – The Holy Mountain of Ireland

By | 2017-02-26T16:11:14+00:00 February 1st, 2017|Mayo, Places to Visit, Things to Do|0 Comments

Croagh Patrick is the holiest of all mountains in Ireland. The pilgrimage of this holy mountain dates back 5,000+ years ago into the Stone Age. The religious significance of this area dates as far back as that of the pagans, when people were believed to come here to celebrate the start of harvest season.

7 12, 2016

The Blarney Stone

By | 2017-02-26T16:19:51+00:00 December 7th, 2016|Cork, Places to Visit, Things to Do|0 Comments

The Blarney Stone is a block of bluestone, more specifically Carboniferous limestone, whose location is in the Blarney Castle. Blarney Castle is in the town of Blarney which resides eight kilometers from Cork, Ireland. The castle was built in 1200 A.D and is located near River Martin, and it used to be a stronghold during medieval times.