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Summer 2021 – Ancient East and Dublin- Fact Sheet

 Fact Sheets-What’s Open Summer 2021 –  Dublin and the Ancient East This summer is going to be another staycation season as foreign travel will not be possible for most of us. The OPW runs a number of Ireland’s most important visitor attractions and to encourage people to visit them they are giving free entry for […]

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Music Festivals in Ireland – History – Part 3.

History of Music Festivals, Ireland  – Musicians- Bands played-U2- Thin Lizzy – Chieftans- Rory Gallaher.   Ireland has a great range of festivals held mainly in the summer months. These festivals have grown from a music base of festivals since the 1970’s.  This piece looks at the development of the festival in Ireland as we […]

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Visit Dublin

Fact Sheet – Visit Dublin

Fact Sheet – Visit Dublin                 Dublin, Ireland’s capital, is a city of great variety despite its intimate size, where you can move easily from the vibrant city centre life to the peaceful tranquillity of its charming coastal villages in less than 30 minutes. It’s got something for everyone […]

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 Ireland’s Blue Flag Beaches 2021

Blue Flag Beaches of Ireland 2021 Start planning your summer holiday with details of the Blue Flag Beaches awards of 2021.   The Blue Flag Scheme for beaches and Marinas is operated by an Taisce, the National Trust for Ireland, on behalf of the Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE). The Blue Flag is one of the […]

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Best Guide Book to Ireland

There are many guidebooks on Ireland written largely for the overseas visitor. This year due to Covid-19 we will have time to get to know Ireland without overseas visitors. For marketing Ireland to overseas visitors, Failte Ireland has developed 5 different marketing brands.  Choose one or all for your holiday in Ireland. The summer of […]

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Ancient East, Ireland

Fact Sheet on Ancient East, Ireland.

1.What is Ireland’s Ancient East          Set in lush landscapes this region comprises some of Ireland’s most important ancient sites from the last 5,000 years as well as many quaint villages and attractive towns and cities. Medieval castles, burial mounds, monasteries and round towers, this area has more than enough to keep […]

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Festivals in Ireland – History – Part 3.

History of Festivals – Musicians- Bands played-U2- Thin Lizzy – Chieftans- Rory Gallaher.   Ireland has a great range of festivals held mainly in the summer months. These festivals have grown from a music base of festivals since the 1970s.  This piece looks at the development of the festival in Ireland as we now know […]

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