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"Celtic Heritage Day Trip from Dublin: Boyne Valley
"Celtic Heritage Day Trip from Dublin: Boyne Valley Hill of Tara and Loughcrew Celtic Tombs""Leave Dublin by bus and embark on a full-day trip to Boyne Valley for a unique Celtic experience. Stop first in the County of Meath to explore the passage tombs at Loughcrew with your expert guide and view the 6000-year-old artistic stone carvings that hold considerable historical importance for Ireland. After a scenic drive through Ireland's beautiful countryside arrive in the old town of Trim. Where we will visit the famous Trim Castle the largest best-preserved and most impressive Anglo-Norman castle in Ireland.Travel farther to one of the most sacred sites of ancient Ireland‚ the Hill of Tara. A thousand years ago
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Connemara Day Trip Including Leenane Village and Kylemore Abbey from Galway
"Your full day guided tour departs from Galway you will then make your way to Connemara. A region which is famed for it’s natural beauty and landscapes. Listen to your expert driver/guide share there knowledge and the history of Connemara on your drive through the countryside. Climb off the c starring Richard Harris and John Hurt) and most recently Marley & Me (Starring Owen Wilson and Jennifer Aniston).On your day trip you will be visiting Leenane Village this is a small mountain-side town which is full of Irish charm. This village was used for the setting for the film ‘The Field’ starring Richard Harris and John Hurt. Your next stop will be in Killary Fjord this is Ireland’s only fjord which serves as the natural border between the counties of Galway and Mayo.Your tour will then move onto Kylemore Abbey which is situated on a lake in the midst of the mountains. This abbey was originally built in the 19th century by Mitchell Henry as a gift to his wife
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Self-Guided Day Trip of Inishbofin Island and Connemara Coast from Galway
"Hop on the bus in the morning and depart central Galway city to Cleggan. Traveling through Connemara through Oughterard village then past the famous Quiet Man Bridge through Connemara's capital Clifden and on to the fishing village of Cleggan to catch the ferry at the pier.Then arrive in Cleggan and explore the village before making your way to the ferry and discovering the island time capsule that is Inishbofin. Punctuated by historical sites wild rugged landscapes the geology and natural history of the region are in a class of its own. Inis Bo Finne (Island of the White Cow) lies seven miles (11 km) off Galway’s north-west coast. The island is five by three miles (4.8 km) long and the main activities on the island farming and fishing. There are five villages: West Quarter
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DON'T FORGET TO BUY A GUIDEBOOK

On my recent visit to Ireland i used the Lonely Planet "DISCOVER IRELAND" which i thought was quite useful. It was the first edition from 2010 but places to visit are still the same, although...
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June in Dublin and Galway

Backpack or messenger bag for walking. We found ourselves doing lots of walking and took everything for the day with us in the morning. Light shirt, light sweater, waterproof light jacket (layers) and...
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History & Mystery Walks: Dublin

History & Mystery Walks: Dublin is an inspirational walking guide for those who love to wander around the city on foot. This book complete with road maps helps you to explore the city's best...
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Refrigerator's magnets as souvenirs

We love refrigerator's magnets as souvenirs and we have large collections of refrigerator's magnets at our home in Sweden. We make it a point to purchase some refrigerator's magnets whenever we...
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Ireland: The most changeable Country

Hi thereUnpredictable is a good description. Yesterday I was in shorts and tshirt and too warm, today I'm shivering and wearing a coat.A good packing list for this time of year might be:1....
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Road maps !

When you book a trip or rent a car you always get those flimsy roadmaps ! In the pages i read people are always complaining that they got lost because the signposts for towns and villages are in...
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Electronic gizmos and adapters to bring

One wheeled bag and one backpack only, especially if you are going to be riding the train. Shoes that can get wet and still keep your feet dry. I brought three outlet adapters for iPod, digital...
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Waterproofs

walking shoes is a good idea, a good windbreaker & waterproofs. It does happen to rain often on ones parade!! You will need a UK 3 square prong adaptor a european adaptor will not work here ...
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Be ready for rain

Even if you are going there in the summer, be prepared for rain and wind with a light waterproof jacket that you can easily carry with you. Also, bring a light to medium wool or fleece sweater, any...
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FOOD!

If you're a student or you're going to be cooking in your hostel or hotel, you may want to look into bringing your favorite American foods along with you. DEFINITELY take spices (like Louisiana's...
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June and July

SPLURGE ON AN EXPENSIVE CONVERTER! I got one from Brookstone for around $40 and was SO glad I bought it. I had friends whose hairdryers blew up in their hands and Chi straighteners melted because they...
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Prepare for Rain

A backpack is always handy A good raincoatAn umbrellaFleece or pullover, even during summer months Tested wet weather gear and tentingGround cloth Two pairs of shoes or sandalsMost common...
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DOn't Forget to Bring Warm CLothes

Although it's summer, you still need to pack jacket and sweater. Temperature is nice, although weather can easily change to rainy and windy.Bring the good walking shoes. The beautiful countryside of...
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Climate in Ireland

Thanks to the Gulf Stream the climate in Ireland is very mild. The warmest months are Mai to August with 16 - 19°C (51°F - 67°F) the coldest December and January with highs around 8°C (48°F ) and...
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Dublin

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Killarney

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Castle Avenue, Clontarf, Dublin, County Dublin, 3, Ireland
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Anderson's Quay, Cork, County Cork, Ireland
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Quay Street, Galway, Western Ireland, Ireland
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Castlecomer Rd, Kilkenny, County Kilkenny, Ireland
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Aghadoe, Killarney, County Kerry, Ireland
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Top Things to Do in Ireland

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Kilmainham Jail

There is a separate area in the Kilmainham Jail Museum where the last words uttered by the 14 leaders of the 1916 Easter Uprising who were executed, plus some photographs and documents. The first...
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St Finbarr's Cathedral

Saint Fin Barre came to Cork in 606AD where he founded a monastery on the site of the present Cathedral. He died in Cloyne in 623AD and is said to have been buried in the the graveyard somewhere...
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Bunratty Castle

The good - easy to see Irish dancing and singing without having to go to a pub and wait until 11pm. Ample parking. Extremely talented singer and dancers and musicians. Good view from all tables, as...
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Burren

Strangely im from galway county and had never been to the Burren or the cliffs (or mabye i was when i was very small). I can really see how people are so impressed with the Burren and the Cliffs....
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Ring of Kerry

The ring of kerry is a wonderful scenic route thew takes in the Kerry peninsular. There are 2 main ways of doing it, by bus or by car. If you do it by car, make sure you drive in the same direction...
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Waterford Crystal Factory

The house of Waterford Crystal is located in the centre of Waterford and is easy to find. There is a large showroom filled with wonderful crystal what they say is "the largest selection of Waterford...
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