Experience Ireland: Ireland Insights and Inspiration

Visiting Ireland with Kids Galway

Courtesy Valerie O' Sullivan

Craving an escape from the ordinary? Yearning for adventures that etch themselves onto your soul? Ireland awaits, its emerald embrace brimming with experiences tailored for every explorer. Whether you seek the thrill of scaling ancient castles, the serenity of wandering through hidden gardens, or the joy of savoring fresh seafood with locals in a seaside pub, we've got your wanderlust covered. Ditch the guidebooks and join us on curated journeys through Bantry Bay's hidden coves, Dublin's vibrant streets, and the Wild Atlantic Way's untamed wilderness. Each post is a portal to authentic Ireland, brimming with practical tips, insider recommendations, and stories that will inspire you to pack your bags and embark on your own Irish adventure.

County Cavan: Ireland’s Hidden Gem for Anglers and Adventurers
County Cavan, nestled in the heart of Ireland, is often overlooked by tourists who flock to more popular destinations. However,[...]
Destination Derry: Embrace the Walled City’s Charm
Derry, or Londonderry as it's sometimes called, is a city with a rich history, vibrant culture, and a unique spirit.[...]
Exploring Galway: Where History Meets Hospitality, and Food Tours Delight
Galway, Ireland's vibrant harbor city, is a must-visit for anyone seeking a blend of history, culture, and incredible food. Its[...]
Is a Giant’s Causeway Day Trip from Dublin Worth It?
As a seasoned traveler having stayed many trips in Dublin, I get it. Tempting day trips beckon from every corner,[...]
Tipperary’s Hidden Gem: Cahir Castle and Beyond
Tipperary – a county in Ireland steeped in myth, nestled amidst rolling green hills, often draws visitors lured by the[...]
Mount Brandon: A Wild Atlantic Way Secret Worth Scaling
The Wild Atlantic Way is one of the world's best-loved road trip routes, and with good reason – it's a[...]
Unforgettable Ireland Adventures: Top Family-Friendly Activities for Kids & Teens
Ireland's enchanting landscapes, captivating history, and warm welcome make it a dream destination for families. From bustling Dublin to the[...]
The Blasket Islands: A Journey Through Time on Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way
Nestled off the rugged coast of Ireland's Dingle Peninsula lies a place where time seems to stand still—the remote and[...]
Ireland Off the Beaten Path: Exploring the Hidden Gems of County Offaly
Ireland, the Emerald Isle, is a land of enchanting landscapes, welcoming people, and rich history. But if you're looking for[...]
Monaghan Hidden Gem: The Delicate Beauty of Carrickmacross Lace
Nestled in County Monaghan lies a hidden gem that embodies the rich tradition of Irish craftsmanship – the Carrickmacross Lace[...]
Sligo: Where Iconic Benbulben Meets the Spirit of Yeats
Sligo, a charming coastal county in northwest Ireland, is a place where dramatic landscapes intertwine with a rich literary heritage.[...]
From Kentucky to County Tyrone: Bluegrass Thrives in Ireland 
Think Bluegrass music is only found in the rolling hills of Kentucky? Think again! Ireland, with its deep connection to[...]
Beyond the Stereotype: Uncovering the “Bad Bridget” Experience
The term "Bad Bridget" brings to mind a familiar but troubling stereotype of the Irish immigrant woman – unruly, prone[...]
Beyond the Folk Park: Uncover Omagh and the Heart of Tyrone
The Ulster American Folk Park, located just outside Omagh, County Tyrone, is a cherished destination in Northern Ireland. Its immersive[...]
Exploring Ireland’s Ring of Kerry: A Journey of Emerald Beauty
The Ring of Kerry, in Ireland's southwest County Kerry, is a route so picturesque it's almost mythical. This 179-kilometer (111-mile)[...]
Tipperary: Beyond the Rock of Cashel – Hidden Gems to Discover
Tipperary, in the heart of Ireland's Ancient East, draws visitors with the majestic Rock of Cashel. But this beautiful county[...]
Titanic Remembrance Day: Exploring the Ship of Dreams in Belfast and Cobh
April 15th marks a somber anniversary in maritime history – the sinking of the RMS Titanic in 1912. This tragic[...]
Discover County Mayo’s Hidden Gems: Beyond the Tourist Trail
County Mayo, on Ireland's spectacular Wild Atlantic Way, offers visitors a wealth of experiences. While spots like Croagh Patrick and[...]
Escape Dublin: Horseback Adventures & Ancient Monasteries in County Wicklow
Picture this: The wind tousles your hair as you canter through emerald fields, the majestic Wicklow Mountains rising before you.[...]