All Blog Posts Tagged 'Tourism' (99)

The 'Wild' (North) West: Dear Old Donegal

The wildest county in Ireland's "Wild West" is little known to a lot of  visitors to Ireland, because it's not on the well- worn, u-shaped trail that many tourist take between Shannon and Dublin. That's a reason why Donegal's blend of mountains, lakes and seacoast have…

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Added by Michael Quane on May 15, 2015 at 7:00pm — 2 Comments


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Experience the Heart and Soul of the 'Emerald Isle'

If you’re looking to experience Ireland in the most in depth, up close, and genuine way possible, then Dave Yeates Ireland Tours is what you’re looking for.

As a passionate Irishman, Dave Yeates has been sharing the heart…

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Added by Dave Yeates Ireland Tours on May 5, 2015 at 9:00am — No Comments

Benny's Ireland 11-Day Pub Tour of Ireland -- September 10-20, 2015

In the next days, I will be presenting an 11-day Irish music and pub tour along Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way, and it will be mighty!  I am presently finalizing details.

The trip will be limited to 30 people, which I believe is a nice group number.  All accommodations will be within walking distance of music/pubs and spectacular road trips will be guaranteed.  I will also…

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Added by Benny O'Carroll on April 17, 2015 at 2:00pm — 4 Comments


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2016 100th Anniversary 1916 Uprising Tour - Book Now!

Are you planning a visit to Ireland in 2016 for the 100th Anniversary Commemoration of the 1916 Uprising? Why not come with us and join Derek Warfield and The Young Wolfe Tones for an unforgettable 10 day journey around the historical sites and landmarks that made Irish history!…

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Added by Dave Yeates Ireland Tours on April 6, 2015 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

Ireland Travel with a Loose Plan

Once upon a time, I spent a year living on the western coast of Ireland, in an area of Connemara called Inverin, which is thirteen miles up the coast road from Galway City. Last October, I had good cause to return for nine days, and had invited a childhood friend to accompany me sans…

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Added by Claire Fullerton on April 6, 2015 at 11:00am — 6 Comments

The Irish Keys

I’ve had many people ask about the picture on my author page where I’m standing against a gray stone wall on a windswept day in the middle of an Irish field with what are obviously the ruins of a monastery behind me. Observant people have said to themselves, “Wait, there’s a ruined…

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Added by Claire Fullerton on March 30, 2015 at 7:00pm — 11 Comments

Where Every Day Is Bathed in ... Green

The "Great Day" is approaching again.

On St. Patrick's Day all around the world, the Irish and those who love all things Irish will be…

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Added by The Wild Geese on March 13, 2015 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

Day Five on Your Cupid's Crusade Adventure: The Aran Islands

On day five of your adventure with Cupid's Crusade, we take a trip from Doolin, County Clare to the Aran Islands in the mouth of Galway Bay.  The Aran Islands are the birthplace of the sweater worn by so many the…

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Added by annette counihan on March 8, 2015 at 12:00pm — No Comments


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Tracing the Irish Potato Famine - Places to Visit in Ireland

Between the years of 1845 and 1852, Ireland’s population was reduced by about 20% due to the impacts of the Potato Famine, also known as The Great Famine or in our native language ‘An Gorta Mór.’  It is…

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Added by The Irish Tourism Group on March 2, 2015 at 2:30am — 4 Comments

Wild Geese Irish Heritage Partner Featured in Virginia's Largest Newspaper

Trish O'Donnell-Jenkins and Michael Regan-Waugh operate Wild West Irish Tours, based in Richmond. Photo taken Wed. Feb. 18, 2015.

BY RANDY HALLMAN Richmond Times-Dispatch

Richmond husband and wife Michael Regan-Waugh and Trish O’Donnell-Jenkins want to introduce you to some of their dear friends — their dear, talented friends — in Ireland.  …

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Added by Wild West Irish Tours on February 26, 2015 at 11:30am — 2 Comments

Day Two on Your Singles Adventure of a Lifetime: Galway

When you come along on your mature singles adventure of a lifetime with Cupid's Crusade, you will be creating wonderful memories as you explore some of the most beautiful places on earth.  Here's what day two of…

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Added by annette counihan on February 24, 2015 at 10:30pm — 1 Comment

The Lakes of Killarney - Ireland's Crown Jewels

The good people of Ireland's County Kerry call their land "The Kingdom," and if that's so, then the Lakes of Killarney must be the Crown Jewels.

Killarney's lovely lakes have been immortalized in song and story for their breathtaking beauty. Indeed, Queen Victoria and her…

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Added by Michael Quane on February 17, 2015 at 9:30pm — 7 Comments

A Singles Adventure of a Lifetime in Ireland's West

Come along on a mature singles adventure to Ireland with Cupid's Crusade.  This eight-day adventure to the wild irish west includes time in Galway city and County Clare where you will attend the famous Matchmaking Festival in the village of Lisdoonvarna.  This festival has…

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Added by annette counihan on February 16, 2015 at 8:30pm — No Comments


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South of Ireland Knitting & Craft Tour: An In-Depth Review

By guest blogger Constance Hall

Last November, a dream came true for me when I read about a knitting and craft tour that Irish Tourism had…

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Added by The Irish Tourism Group on February 12, 2015 at 7:30am — 2 Comments

Getting All 'Wild West' on Irish TV / Radio / News!

Wild West Irish Tours on Irish radio, TV and newspapers!

Michael Regan-Waugh on Irish TV

We are grateful to IrishTV.ie, Clare FM radio, The Clare Champion, and  Raidio Corca Baiscinn –…

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Added by Wild West Irish Tours on February 11, 2015 at 7:30pm — 3 Comments

Catch New Video Highlighting 'Ireland in Word and Image'

The video below, which I produced, spotlights my coffee-table book on Ireland, "Ireland in Word and Image," on sale at Amazon, Rizzoli Bookstore and Rizzoli…

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Added by Jay Ben Images on February 9, 2015 at 1:00pm — 3 Comments


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Dreaming of Ireland? Make it a Reality!

Dreaming of Ireland - This is truly our best selling tour on the market!  Our Celtic Dream Tour is a premier tour of Ireland. Right now we can offer a savings of $400 per couple with this exclusive sale!

PROMOCODE: DREAMWEB400 See the majestic Cliffs…

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Added by Celtic Tours World Vacations on February 4, 2015 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

Quiz: Can You Name These Irish Sights?

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Added by The Wild Geese on January 15, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments

In the Footsteps of Giants

The only Irish attraction to make Conde Naste Travel Magazine's "20 Most Beautiful UNESCO Word Heritage Sites" was County Antrims's Giant's Causeway.  The 40,000 basalt stone columns that stretch into the sea…

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Added by Michael Quane on January 7, 2015 at 10:30am — 3 Comments

Wild Geese Membership Brings Wonderful Rewards

I have just made a wonderful connection via The Wild Geese Irish Social Network and thanks to my Wild Geese Irish Heritage Partnership that I wanted to share with…

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Added by Margaret M. Johnson on December 23, 2014 at 9:00am — 4 Comments

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