Crumlin Road Gaol is the only Victorian-era prison existing in North Ireland (in Belfast) and is one of the most macabre attractions in Europe commanding immense tourist interest!! This grade-A listed building of immense architectural and historical importance has been under the Office of First Minister and deputy First Minister since August 2003. For years… Read the full article
Ireland Travel Guide You Need At Every Step
The archipelago of Ireland is not blatant in its appeal… neither the country nor its people will go out of its way to entice you. Like the “pull marketing strategy” Ireland will draw you in nevertheless with its enigma, quicksilver climate and countryside’s that have stepped out of fairy tales?
The mild summers and refreshing winters with incredibly beautiful springs and autumns makes this country great as an all season destination. The world cherishes Irish luminaries like Mark Twain, Neil Armstrong and Edgar Allen Poe and Irish music has inspired countless bands and song writers across the world.
The melting pot of Normans, Scots and Gallic’s have dotted the country with bewitching castles, buildings and landmarks all representing signatures of different cultures. Whether you are visiting the heritage city of Belfast in North Ireland or the cosmopolitan boutique and restaurant filled Dublin in South Ireland you will find yourself incredibly attracted.
Some of the world’s most outstanding sights like Cliffs of Mohr in North Ireland and the Giants Causeway in Antrim countryside are present here. The national parks of Westport and the beaches of Blackrock and waterways of Carrick on Shannon are amazing but they aren’t the best thing around here.
The Irish countryside is unparalleled with its gigantic Mourne Mountains that inspired the creation of Narnia. This is a mountaineers paradise with the St Patricks peak (a spiritual as well as tourism hub), the 12 Bens in Galway and the Carrantuohill and the Wicklow mountains…the list could stretch on endlessly.
The nation which gave the world Irish Coffee and the charming Irish accent deserves to be better known before its visited in order to be fully appreciated. And our detailed Irish guidebook here is the best place to start.
Read Knowing Ireland & Its Tourism to get a head start.
Or Alternatively go through the articles below to discover each aspect of fascinating Ireland.
The S.S Nomadic is about 1/4th the size of Titanic but don’t let that influence your impression of this beauty. Though she was created in 1911 to act as a tender to Titanic, unlike the heavier and mightier vessel… the S.S Nomadic enjoyed an illustrious career spanning almost 67 years. Because the S.S Nomadic used to… Read the full article
The influence that Titanic has on the city ‘Belfast’ is humongous, to say the least. So it’s only fitting that an entire museum was dedicated to the famous ship that opened in Belfast in 2012 (marking 100 years of the sinking of the ship). The museum is a work of art both from the inside… Read the full article
Getting to the City Cork Airport or Aerfort Chorcai (ORK) is located around 7 kilometres south of the Cork city centre. Getting to the city from the airport has several options that includes coach service and taxi. Bus stop is located outside the terminal building. Bus Eireann operates coach service (line 226/226A) between the airport… Read the full article
North Ireland’s capital stands on the river Lagan right where the river inlets into the sea (Belfast lough). In the 17th century, Belfast engaged itself wholeheartedly in the shipping industry and post the industrial revolution its principal shipbuilding firm Harland and Wolff created “Titanic”, “Olympic” and many other starships. The World War 2 air raids… Read the full article
Settled in the northern Atlantic with the currents of North Channel separating it from Britain (on the east) sits the third largest island in Europe…the intriguing Ireland. The Irish Sea and St George’s Channel are other barriers between Ireland and Britain. This island is surrounded by 80 other islands of which only about 20 are… Read the full article
Dublin has always been an important stopover on the Europe trip of any discerning traveller. After all who would miss a chance of roaming around the streets where James Joyce and Johnathan Swift once wandered? And who could resist the academic glamour of the Trinity College or the lure of the magical Guinness. The literary… Read the full article
Getting to the city Belfast International Airport (BFS) is located at a distance of around 32 kilometres northwest from the city centre near a village name Aldergrove. It is now the second busiest airport of Ireland after Dublin. Belfast airport receives flights from all over Europe with regular connections to London (3 airports), Manchester, Bristol,… Read the full article
The fact that people living in Cork think that it’s the best place in the world may be a little hard to digest. However once you look deeply into the city and indeed the whole county…you might just end up joining the same club. Cork sits on an island that’s right in the middle of… Read the full article
Ireland Climate Ireland is surrounded by seas and ocean. On its east are North Channel and Irish Sea, on south is Celtic Sea, and Atlantic Ocean is on its west and north. The climate of Ireland therefore is oceanic temperate with comfortable summers and not so cold but damp winters. The western part of Ireland… Read the full article