In a land of legend and folklore, kissing the Blarney Stone is a tradition that has been around for centuries. The tale is told that once upon a time, a king saved an old woman from drowning. The old woman was actually a witch and she was so grateful that she cast a spell on a stone and anyone who... Read More
Over the past few years, Irish street art has become more mainstream. The best of it is now embraced not only by the public, but it is being marketed to the consumer and can be found in art galleries.
Dublin’s street art is expressive, powerful and reflects a strong sense of culture and national pri... Read More
This small cavern was first mentioned by a 9th century, Irish poet as “one of the darkest places in Ireland”. But, this cave is most famous as a Viking battle site where more than 1,000 people were massacred in 928 A.D. Details of this battle have been confirmed by modern-day archaeological findin... Read More
This is a view that will take your breath away. Extending five miles down the west coast, the cliffs can reach a height of over 702 feet above the Atlantic Ocean. It will seem like you are looking at a painting and that time has stopped. Take a moment to reflect and soak it all in. These cliffs ... Read More
This is one of the fastest games on grass and Ireland’s favorite, Gaelic sport. Hurling is played with a ball and sticks by teams of fifteen players. Points are scored when the ball is put over the bar or through the H-shaped goals at either end of the playing field. The All-Ireland Hurling Final,... Read More
During the Irish Potato Famine that began in 1845, some desperate, hungry people committed crimes so they would be sent to prison where they would be guaranteed something to eat. At times, the prison became so crowded the prisoners had to sleep in the hallways. Today it is a museum run by the Offi... Read More