Ireland

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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Romantic Ireland

Romantic Ireland – Places to Visit

Romantic  Ireland – Places to Visit There are many places associated with love in Ireland from the romantic castles to the macabre relics. Here are a few of our favourite places associated with Love in Ireland. We are a bit more romantic in Ireland than the phrase ‘Would you like to be buried with my […]

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Best 10 Ancient Stone Sites in Ireland

Best 10 Ancient Stone Sites in Ireland  There are many places to visit to see ancient Ireland, with most of these gems of history free to access through scattered around the countryside. Here are the top 10 Ancient  Stone sites as you drive around Ireland. Take a tour around Ireland to see these Stone Circles […]

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Best Castles in Ireland to Visit.

Why so many Castles in Ireland? Ireland has a large number of castles spread throughout the countryside and taken for granted by the locals. They may be a ruin or a remaining wall, a tower house with no roof, a renovated castle with modern extension or a renovated or lived in building – all called […]

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Best Festivals in Ireland Each Year- Part 1.

Festivals in Ireland – Arts- Agriculture- Books- Boats- Comedy  Gardens- Horses -Music- Ireland has a great range of festivals held mainly in the summer months. These include large weeklong festivals to small community festivals where people come together based on shared interest or activity. St Patrick’s Day, the national holiday, is celebrated the world over […]

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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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Best Festivals in Ireland – Part 2- Music and Craic

Festivals in Ireland -Music Festivals-Oireachtas- Jazz- Rugby 7’s- Rose of Tralee.  Ireland has a great range of festivals held mainly in the summer months. These include large weeklong festivals to small community festivals where people come together based on shared interest or activity. St Patrick’s Day, the national holiday, is celebrated the world over as […]

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