• Cloughmor Stone, Co. Down.
  • Benbulben, Co. Sligo.
  • Clew Bay, Co. Mayo.
  • Newgrange, Co. Meath.
  • Doolough Valley (Famine Valley), Co. Mayo.
 
  • 10 Amazing things to do on Valentine’s Day in Ireland

    10 Amazing things to do on Valentine’s Day in Ireland
    As we have noted before, there is something romantically idyllic about Ireland’s identity. With its cobbled streets, old architecture, epic scenery, friendly hospitality and indulgent experiences, Ireland is full of fairy tale romance. Here we have accumulated 10 things to see and do for you and your loved one this Valentine’s Day… 1. Show respect…
     
  • Galway pub will give a free drink to anyone who puts their phone away for 30 minutes

    Galway pub will give a free drink to anyone who puts their phone away for 30 minutes
    We've all been there, out for a social gathering and everyone is on their phone. It is a frustrating situation for many as there is zero socialising to be had. One pub in Ireland has come up with a delightful solution: encourage drinkers to put their phone away for 30 minutes and they will be rewarded…
     
  • Belfast opens “world’s first” crisp sandwich shop

    Belfast opens “world’s first” crisp sandwich shop
    On Monday 12th January 2015, the world was treated to it's first crisp sandwich shop in the heart of Belfast. Crowds gathered from all around the town. The demand was so great that they sold everything out in just two hours! According to its owners, Simply Crispy in Belfast experienced "overwhelming" demand for cheese and…
     
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  • Cork Slang: How to speak like you’re from Cork

    Cork Slang: How to speak like you’re from Cork
    Ever been to Cork but didn't understand half the things the locals were saying? Look no further, now you can go there with confidence! Below is a table which gives some examples of Cork slang as well as their meanings and where possible the source / derivation of the slang word or phrase. Thanks to our…
     
  • The Traditional Irish Pub Crawl in Belfast

    The Traditional Irish Pub Crawl in Belfast
    If you want to experience a traditional Irish night in Belfast then look no further than this page. We have put together a pub crawl with some of the best traditional pubs where you can drink the best Guinness while listening to traditional music! 1. Lavery's Lavery's is a Belfast classic which is suitable for…
     
  • Outstanding New Video of Mullaghmore, Co. Sligo from the sky

    Outstanding New Video of Mullaghmore, Co. Sligo from the sky
    Mullaghmore, Co. Sligo. It is a noted holiday destination, characterised by ocean views and a skyline dominated by the monolithic shape of Ben Bulben mountain. In Irish – An Mullach Mór, meaning “the great summit”. Watch the fantastic video below: http://vimeo.com/115859283
     
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  • Ireland named No.1 in Good Country Index

    Ireland named No.1 in Good Country Index
    Ireland may be tiny and has had its problems in the last few years, especially during the financial crisis. However, a recent publication shows that Ireland is Number 1 in the Good Country Index! The ranking took many factors into consideration including culture, world order and health, then giving an overall score. After scoring was totaled,…
     
  • Video: Sensational drone footage over Glendalough

    Video: Sensational drone footage over Glendalough
    Here is a stunning September morning at Glendalough in County Wicklow. One of the most picturesque and historic locations in Ireland. Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d1PE_Ve3lYM
     
  • Video: Incredible drone footage of Wicklow

    Video: Incredible drone footage of Wicklow
    New amazing footage has emerged from the internet of a drone flying over beautiful Co. Wicklow. SkyCamIreland recently uploaded a compilation of footage that was shot around Wicklow throughout 2014 and it truly does look amazing. Here is the video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DJIHA9ZnAOY#t=95  
     
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  • Video: How to make the best Irish Wheaten bread

    Video: How to make the best Irish Wheaten bread
    This is one of the world's easiest and fastest loaf, there is no denying the satisfaction of a loaf that can be in the oven in less time than it takes to brew a pot of tea, and is ready to eat by the time you get out of the shower. Ingredients Serves: 4  350g wholemeal…
     
  • 20 Places in Ireland you won’t believe are real!

    20 Places in Ireland you won’t believe are real!
    Duckett's Grove, Co. Carlow  Duckett’s Grove, the 18th, 19th and early 20th century home of the Duckett family, was formerly at the centre of a 12,000 acre (4,856 hectares) estate that has dominated the Carlow landscape for over 300 years. Even in ruin, the surviving towers and turrets of Duckett’s Grove form a romantic profile making…
     
  • Video: How to make amazing Irish Soda Bread

    Video: How to make amazing Irish Soda Bread
    Try this easy soda bread recipe for when you want bread in a hurry - it's ready in less than an hour. Ingredients 250g/9oz plain wholemeal flour 250g/9oz plain white flour 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda 1 tsp salt 420ml/15fl oz buttermilk extra flour for dusting Preparation method 1. Preheat the oven to 200C/400F/Gas 6.…
     
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  • Video: How to make amazing Irish Potato Farls

    Video: How to make amazing Irish Potato Farls
    The word farl originates from the Gaelic word fardel meaning four parts. These potato griddle breads can be made with leftover mashed potatoes too. Serve hot with a little butter and salt, or fry them alongside soda bread as part of an Ulster Fry-up. Ingredients: 4 medium potatoes, peeled and halved 1 pinch salt 1/4…
     
  • Video: How to make amazing Irish Soda Farls

    Video: How to make amazing Irish Soda Farls
    Soda bread dough is flattened into a round circle and divided into farls, meaning 4 parts. It is then cooked on a dry griddle or pan. Traditionally this was the quickest way to make soda bread for unexpected guests who drop by for a bit of craic (good fun). It's best eaten fresh with butter…
     
  • Places in Donegal that will take your breath away

    Places in Donegal that will take your breath away
    Co. Donegal is one of Ireland's largest and most beautiful counties. Situated on the most northern part of the island of Ireland, here are some of the best places you can go: Portsalon beach A very extensive sandy beach on the shores of Lough Swilly. It gently slopes towards the Atlantic ocean and is located…
     
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  • Amazing photos of Ireland’s magic around Christmas time!

    Credit: Bill Holmes
    Christmas time is a special time for families all around the world and Ireland is no exception. Some years the Irish are lucky enough to catch some snow around Christmas and it is always special (unless it causes disruption to work life!). Here are some fantastic pictures taken in Ireland around Christmas time. Christmas Market, Belfast:…
     
  • New Amazing Festive Video: This Christmas in Ireland

    New Amazing Festive Video: This Christmas in Ireland
    Watch great festive video by TinderPoint: "While Santa’s been checking his list, we’ve been making a few lists of our own. TinderPoint has put together some interesting and heart-warming stats on what the Irish will be getting up to this Christmas, from flights home to charity runs, Midnight mass to swimming at the Forty Foot, Ireland…
     
  • An amazing video tribute to Dublin

    An amazing video tribute to Dublin
    An amazing tribute video to the Irish capital. Here's what they had to say on Youtube: "Over the years, Dublin has been the muse of many a talented wordsmith. But one poem in particular perfectly evokes the city’s unique atmosphere, rich history and “seedy elegance”. In this beautiful video, Dublin slam poet Stephen James Smith…
     
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  • Ireland’s top 20 sporting heroes of all time

    Ireland’s top 20 sporting heroes of all time
    We have compiled a list of 20 great sporting stars from all over the island of Ireland who we think are the Greatest of all time! It would be impossible to rank them in order, so we are ordering them in complete random. ROY KEANE: The fearsome midfield engine at the heart of the Republic…
     
  • Only in Ireland would you see protest signs like these

    Only in Ireland would you see protest signs like these
    Regardless of your views on the controversial water charges proposal, we can all find some humour in the signs which were spotted in the Irish water protest in Dublin. Here are some of the best:      
     
  • 10 Films and TV shows you never thought were filmed in Ireland

    10 Films and TV shows you never thought were filmed in Ireland
    1.THE ITALIAN JOB: “You’re not supposed to blow the bloody doors off!” You may think this British classic was perhaps only filmed in England or Italy. However, all of the jail scenes were actually filmed in the very historic Kilmainham Jail, in Dublin where the leaders of the 1916 rising were executed.   2.STARRED UP:…
     
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  • Ultimate Irish Quiz: How well do you know Ireland?

    Ultimate Irish Quiz: How well do you know Ireland?
     
  • 15 shocking facts you probably didn’t know about Ireland!

    15 shocking facts you probably didn’t know about Ireland!
    1. Ireland ranks sixth worldwide in the average consumption of beer per person. Before the 1990s Ireland had a low rank in consumption, however now statistics show that the average Irish person drinks about 100 litres of beer each year! 2. Ireland has the fourth largest stadium in Europe. Croke Park in Ireland’s capital city…
     
  • Ireland annouce bid to host Rugby world cup in 2023

    Ireland annouce bid to host Rugby world cup in 2023
    Some positive news for Ireland as both the northern and southern governments are bidding to host the Rugby World Cup in 2023. Ireland, the all team which recently won the Six Nations Championship, could soon have home advantage in the biggest tournament in Rugby. Leaders from the North and South, which included Enda Kenny, Martin…
     
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