Ireland and Northern Ireland Blog Posts

Mass Rock and incredible views over County Limerick

By | April 25th, 2016|Categories: Ireland|Tags: |

Killeedy's Mass Rock, there it is, nestled in among the beautiful Irish countryside. Stunning! Hold up, what do you mean you can't see it? It's right there! Yep, right there. Squint if you have to. Ok [...]

Life’s a beach in Ballybunion

By | April 11th, 2016|Categories: Ireland|Tags: , |

Ballybunion is located on the west coast of Ireland, along the Wild Atlantic Way in county Claire, and roughly an hours drive from Limerick. It might not always crop up in conversation about Irish travels, but [...]

5 things that happen when you travel in Ireland

By | December 16th, 2015|Categories: Ireland|Tags: |

Ireland changes people.  Should you travel there it'll change you too, but in a good way I might add. There is aura around Ireland.  Obviously it's had its troubles, but I've only ever had positive [...]

Sponsored Video: Dublin – A Breath of Fresh Air

By | November 10th, 2015|Categories: Ireland|

Now one of my favourite things to do when I've visited Dublin in the past, has been to get myself sat down in a pub or restaurant, and sample the delicious food and drink when [...]

My Ring of Kerry Highlights Map AND Video

By | November 5th, 2015|Categories: Ireland|Tags: , |

You know a trip has been good when you simply cannot stop writing about it! First off I outlined 15 stunning reasons to road trip The Ring Of Kerry, and then I detailed exactly how [...]

45 photographs of Kilkenny’s Medieval Mile

By | November 3rd, 2015|Categories: Ireland|Tags: , |

To put it bluntly, I really liked Kilkenny! It may be the smallest city in Ireland, but for a time during the 17th century Kilkenny was unofficially the capital of Ireland.  Within its walls (or [...]

10 Reasons To Visit Limerick City

By | September 24th, 2015|Categories: Ireland|Tags: |

"Ah sure, we'll be back next year, I can show ye around Limerick then, not a bother" The girlfriend - 2010,2011,2012, 2013 and 2014 Every time she says 'next year', but it just never quite [...]

The cost of a 4 night Ring Of Kerry road trip

By | September 14th, 2015|Categories: Budget Travel, Ireland|Tags: , , |

A Ring Of Kerry road trip is a trip you simply must undertake at some point in your life! A fortnight ago I gave you 15 stunning reasons to road trip the Ring of Kerry , [...]

15 Stunning Reasons To Road Trip The Ring Of Kerry

By | August 31st, 2015|Categories: Ireland|Tags: , |

We're a bit spoilt for choice when it comes to incredible roads in Ireland.  I include both Northern Ireland and the Republic in that statement. From Belfast, the road that follows the coastline around to Derry via [...]

An Irish Road Trip with Trivago – The Ring Of Kerry

By | August 6th, 2015|Categories: Ireland|Tags: , |

Last October I undertook once of the finest road trips in my 31 year history. Spending a day driving around the Dingle Peninsula was seriously something special! I only wish it had lasted a little [...]

The Slea Head Drive, Dingle, Co Kerry [VIDEO]

By | March 10th, 2015|Categories: Ireland, Video, Videos|Tags: , , , |

The Slea Head Drive is a marvel.  As someone who loves a roadtrip, it was a tough choice between the Ring of Kerry and the Slea Head Drive when over in Ireland at the back end [...]

The Etihad Skyline – Walking the roof of Croke Park

By | December 10th, 2014|Categories: Ireland|Tags: , |

Walking the Etihad Skyline was one of the highlighted from my very first visit to Dublin.  What better way to see the Irish capital, than from atop of it's most famous and beloved sporting arena. [...]

10 reasons why you should road trip the Dingle Peninsula

By | November 18th, 2014|Categories: Ireland|Tags: , , |

Ah Dingle, what a beautiful place, and so close to London in reality.  Just a mere hour (ish) flight from the big smoke and its like being in a different world.  Gone are the high [...]

Dublin in 48 hours #LoveDublin

By | November 12th, 2014|Categories: Ireland|Tags: , |

Dublin in 48 hours? It can be done I promise ... just expect to be shattered at the end of it, but in a good way :) Having used up all my annual leave for [...]

Google+ Stories: 48 hours in Dublin

By | November 7th, 2014|Categories: Google Stories, Ireland|Tags: , |

Hopefully by now you're aware of G+ stories, and maybe even using them?  Well I hope so because I love them and bring you another today which this time showcases the 48 hours I spent [...]

Dulin – #LoveDublin via Instagram

By | November 1st, 2014|Categories: Ireland, Real Time Blogging|Tags: , |

Somewhat last minute, but I am off to Dublin for the very first time weekend, awesome!. In fact by the time you read this I shall either be on the plane, or already touched down [...]

Incredible views over Dingle from the Conor Pass

By | September 30th, 2014|Categories: Ireland|Tags: , , |

As we steadily make our way up to the Conor Pass the lanes are narrow and allow little room for error.  As we drive higher and higher into the pass, where once there were fields [...]

The view from the historic Derry city walls

By | September 3rd, 2013|Categories: Ireland|Tags: , , |

Derry or Londonderry?  Which ever name you choose to use, this city on the northern coast of Northern Ireland is an incredible place to visit due  to its historical significance, heritage and friendly folk. Derry [...]

Slieve League, Donegal – The highest sea cliffs in Europe

By | January 7th, 2013|Categories: Ireland|Tags: , , , |

Slieve league hosts the highest sea cliffs in Europe.  Whilst the Cliffs of Moher further south in Country Clare take much of the cliff admiration afforded my visitors to Ireland, Slieve League in County Donegal [...]

Silver Strand Beach, Donegal

By | December 24th, 2012|Categories: Ireland|Tags: , , , |

Silver Strand Beach, Donegal was one of the highlights of a roadtrip around Ireland in April of last year.  In making a slight error when booking our hostel for Donegal, I actually stumbled upon what [...]