The Story Behind Puck Fair, Ireland’s Oldest Street Festival

Every August, a town in County Kerry spends three days in celebration – of a goat. Gathering visitors from across the country, the town of Killorglin, in County Kerry, is swamped far beyond its everyday population of just over 2,000. Guests at the Puck Fair arrive to welcome their temporary new king – ‘poc’, a […]

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Discover Murder, Witchcraft, And “Saviors Of Civilization” In Ireland

The journey begins leaving the city of Dublin for an amazing day tour of the city of Kilkenny, the mountains of Wicklow and the Glendalough heritage site. Go back in time to the Mesolithic Period, visit the 600 AD monastic site, and view the 12th-century Kilkenny Castle. Throughout these areas you will hear about marriage, […]

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Cobh – Historical Village on Cork Harbor near Cork, Ireland

Cobh (pronounced “Cove”) is a picturesque harbor town just a few miles from Cork, Ireland. Cruise ships dock in downtown Cobh and run shore excursions to Cork, the Blarney Castle, Waterford, Killarney, or the Irish countryside. However, Cobh is a nice place to spend the day if you want to just relax and just enjoy […]

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Ireland seeks UNESCO World Heritage status for five popular sites

Five sites in Ireland are expected to apply for inclusion on the country’s tentative list of UNESCO world heritage sites by the end of this month. The Valentia transatlantic cable station in Co Kerry; the Burren in Co Clare; Glendalough monastic city in Co Wicklow; the passage tomb landscapes of Co Sligo; and the royal […]

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