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Top 5 Leisure Spas in Ireland

Posted by on Apr 15, 2013 in Blog, Day Trips, Health & Fitness, Luxury | Comments Off on Top 5 Leisure Spas in Ireland

If you want pure luxury, relaxation and indulgence, then the following list of Leisure Spas is for you! Here is a collection of some of Ireland’s very best luxury leisure spas. Hillgrove Hotel and Spa is located in Monaghan and the spa is on the top floor. Here guests can enjoy a wide range of spa treatments and relax in style during their stay. You can choose from individual treatments or go for a package where you can enjoy two or more at your leisure. Yeats Country Spa and Leisure Club is for people who want to have 5 star luxury during...

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The National Stud & Japanese Gardens

Posted by on Apr 8, 2013 in Blog, Day Trips, Equestrian & Horse, Tours | Comments Off on The National Stud & Japanese Gardens

The National Stud and Japanese Gardens are well known all over the world and are a must for anyone who visiting Ireland. The gardens themselves were first inaugurated in 1906 and were completed in 1910 and they promote calm and tranquillity to the 150,000 visitors who pass through the gates each year. In addition to the Japanese Gardens there is also St Fiachra’s Garden which celebrates the beauty of Ireland and it was created in 1999. Here you will feel as though you are a million miles away from the hustle and bustle of the larger cities...

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Food Festivals in Ireland 2013

Posted by on Apr 1, 2013 in Blog, Day Trips, Events, Festivals | Comments Off on Food Festivals in Ireland 2013

All the foodies out there looking for interesting food festivals this year won’t want to miss the remarkable World Irish Stew Championship. This is a celebration of the famous food that has been served in Ireland for generations, a staple meal for many and still a favourite today. During the championship, which is held in numerous locations around the country and is part of The Gathering 2013, visitors will be able to sample many delicious stews from all across the country. Groups of professional cooks and enthusiastic amateurs can enter...

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Rose of Tralee International Festival

Posted by on Mar 25, 2013 in Blog, Day Trips, Events, Festivals, Tours | Comments Off on Rose of Tralee International Festival

The Rose of Tralee International Festival is the start of the selection process for the Rose of Tralee, an event that has been running for many, many years. During the international festival Irish women and those of Irish descent from all over the world are welcomed to compete for the coveted Rose of Tralee title, a beauty contest that takes its name from the old song. At the opening of the festival there is the Gala Rose Ball where more than 900 people enjoy a meal, live music and dancing. From there the festival takes the shape of the...

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Guinness Cork Jazz Festival – October 2013

Posted by on Mar 18, 2013 in Blog, Day Trips, Events, Festivals | Comments Off on Guinness Cork Jazz Festival – October 2013

As winter draws in and the nights start getting darker, don’t  despair: the Guinness Cork Jazz Festival is just around the corner! This is an annual celebration of Jazz music and people travel from all over the globe to experience the music and soak up the atmosphere. There are more than 90 different venues hosting events this year which means that you will not have to go far to enjoy some amazing music. Jazz artists from everywhere come to perform at the festival, and in years gone by Cork has seen artists such as Dizzy Gillespie and...

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