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Cork City is to come alive with Design Pop – 7 Pavilions :: 15 Talks + Panel Discussions :: 2 Exhibitions

Happening across Cork city | 27th – 29th August 2021 www.designpop.ie Cork city’s architecture, design and food festival, Design POP, returns to the streets of Cork this August 27th – 29th. Enjoy architecture, food, and design through a series of outdoor architectural pavilions, events, talks, exhibitions, and conversations. Making up for last year’s cancellation, this …

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Savour Summer At The Ivy Restaurant At Dunboyne Castle Hotel & Spa

The Ivy Restaurant at Dunboyne Castle Hotel & Spa showcases modern Irish dishes using the finest local ingredients from the Boyne Valley and surrounding areas. This summer, The Ivy Restaurant has introduced a new seasonal menu that pays homage to the producers of the region including beef from Dunnes Farmhouse Food in Dunshaughlin, smoked black …

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Making A Splash Along The Wild Atlantic Way – Waterfront House & Restaurant Sligo Review

Waterfront House resides peacefully adjacent to the tranquil waters of Enniscrone Beach. Arriving on one of the hottest days of the year was just the start of the good fortune we encountered on this Wild Atlantic Way escape. Greeted by charismatic co-owner Daniel we were immediately in a holiday state of mind. If home from …

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A Resplendent Final Stop For The Orient Express – Glenlo Abbey Hotel and The Pullman Restaurant Review

Situated just outside of Galway City, Glenlo Abbey Hotel in all of its Five Star finesse is picturesquely perched on the edge of Lough Corrib. Walking up the flight of steps to the entrance and being greeted by a top hat wearing, beaming concierge immediately sets the Five Star tone for our stay. Check in …

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Mount Juliet Estate Awarded 5 Stars by Failte Ireland

New rating for the original Manor House, the new 93-bedroom Hunter’s Yard hotel and activities across the 500-acre estate   March 2019 –   Mount Juliet Estate, the magnificent 18th century walled estate overlooking the River Nore, is very proud to have been awarded a 5-star rating by Fáilte Ireland. The accreditation reflects exceptional standards across its two …

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Ireland's Hidden Heartlands

A Treasure to Discover – The Top 11 Delicious Eats in Ireland’s Hidden Heartlands

Unspoilt scenery complemented by innovative food producers, award-winning restaurants, creative cafés, diverse markets and great festivals – these are the key ingredients for the taste of success in Ireland’s Hidden Heartlands. At a time when provenance has become a key consideration for diners, many restaurants around Ireland’s Hidden Heartlands source their produce a very short …

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Game of Thrones Tapestry

Tourism Ireland’s Game of Thrones Tapestry Campaign Wins an Incredible 7 Awards

Tourism Ireland’s Game of Thrones tapestry campaign has scooped an incredible seven awards at three different awards events in recent weeks. The wins have included a prestigious Webby Award in New York for Best Social Community Building and Engagement. The Webby Awards are the leading international awards honouring excellence on the internet and are voted …

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Irish Hotels

Largest Number of Independent Hotels Join Forces For Exciting New Irish Hotel Collection

A new tourism and hospitality brand, Original Irish Hotels, has officially launched in Ireland and encourages visitors to “open the door to the magic of unmissable moments”. Representing 60 owner-run hotels in the North and South of Ireland, the collection was launched by Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Brendan Griffin T.D. This exciting …

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Dublin Tourist Attraction

This Dublin Tourist Attraction is Opening to The Public For The First Time in Almost 50 Years

The iconic O’Connell Tower at Glasnevin Cemetery has officially reopened to the public, boasting incredible views across all of Dublin, Meath, Wicklow and the Irish Sea. Visitors to the historical Dublin tourist attraction can now ascend to the top of the 55-metre-high tower for the first time since 1971. Officially reopening the tower, Minister for …

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Castles, Cruises And More – Why You Need to Add Fermanagh to Your Irish Bucket List

Wondering where to travel in Ireland this summer? Why not add enchanting Fermanagh to your list. Fermanagh Lakeland Tourism is inviting people from all over Ireland to add Co. Fermanagh to their list of ‘must see’ short break and holiday destinations for 2018. Holidaymakers can visit some truly unique spots which are unlike anywhere else …

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Culinary Experiences

Culinary Experiences Around Ireland That Will Bring Joy to The Food Lover in Your Life

Immersive experiences are a huge part of what takes our interests to the next level. Whether it’s living like a local in an exotic destination, writing and acting in your own play or learning to make the perfect coffee. The same can be said for food lovers, and with our ever-increasing curiosity about the sourcing …

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Ireland Patrick's Day

This St. Patrick’s Day Video Will Make You Fall in Love With Ireland All Over Again

This weekend, people all over the world will celebrate Irish culture, music, food and the man himself, St. Patrick. To mark the occasion, Tourism Ireland released an inspired video which not only celebrates the legacy of Ireland’s patron saint, but also makes have an immediate desire to travel the country. The story of St Patrick …

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Causeway Coast

Road Trips and Rugged Scenery – Ireland Scoops up Another Tourism Award

Ireland has scooped up another tourism award and been named the “best overseas self-drive touring destination” at an awards ceremony in China. Organised by China’s leading online travel agent Ctrip, the ceremony took place in Shanghai, with Ireland beating out the other three category nominees – Australia, Portugal and Guam. Included in the category our …

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The Ultimate Irish Bucket List – The Best Day Trips on The Island of Ireland

Are you guilty of wasting your weekends and your days off? I am, despite having quite a large Irish bucket list. Don’t get me wrong, I love a good sleep in at the weekend, but you can’t do that every weekend, or you shouldn’t anyway. Whether your interests lie in extreme adventures, cultural exhibitions or …

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Star Wars’ Mark Hamill Praises Ireland’s Starring Role in Star Wars: The Last Jedi

There’s no denying that the Star Wars franchise has had a profound impact on Irish tourism, with the Wild Atlantic Way being catapulted to global fame since the opening of the latest film, Star Wars: The Last Jedi. And now, Mark Hamill, who portrays Luke Skywalker in the series, has praised Ireland’s beauty and people, …

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County Clare

The Wonderful West – County Clare Named Among the Best Places to Go in 2018

Whether you’re living in Ireland or considering a visit to the Emerald Isle from abroad, County Clare should definitely be on your must-visit list. The writers and editors at reputable travel guidebook, Frommer’s, have chosen Clare as one of the best holiday destinations in the world for 2018. They cited Star Wars: The Last Jedi …

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