Ireland Fun Facts Sitemap Two: Travel

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Easy Over on Inishbofin - An island retreat off the coast of Connemara.

Ireland's Magic Road - A place to have a laugh while rolling uphill against gravity in County Louth.

Angling In Ireland - Great outdoor fun at a great price.

Kilmore Quay - Thatched roofs and an old-time feeling, in the sunny southeast.

Glenveagh Castle - Ireland's Camelot, and a farway northern setting.

Cape Clear Island - A serene getaway off the west coast of County Cork.

Poulnabrone - This megalithic monument of The Burren warned other tribes to "stay out of the hood."

West Cork's Specialty Food Producers - A whole new world of organic specialty food makers have sprung up in rural West Cork.

The Blasket Islands - Fantastic scenery and wildlife greet visitors to this uninhabited group of islands off County Kerry.

Climbing Croagh Patrick - A pilgrim tells why it's a major workout for the spirit and a tough challenge for the body as well.

The Brand New History of Saint Patricks Day - This holiday has evolved from an American feast into a worldwide outpouring of Irishness, alcohol and parade bands. They even celebrate it in Ireland nowadays.

The Gap of Aherlow - Hikers call this area near Tipperary "16 miles of heaven."

Irish Seaweed Baths Go First Class - Once a seaweed bath in Ireland was a spartan, outdoors affair. Now you can soak your toxins out amidst music and soft lighting - for a price.

Belleek Castle - An intimate little castle-hotel that's long on luxury and has lots of little secret places to explore (County Mayo).

Molly Malone's Odd Irish Legend - The statue of Molly Malone in Dublin memorializes a busty woman who was a saint, a tramp, or someone who never existed at all, depending on your viewpoint.

An Absolutely First Class Ireland Tour - A dream tour to Glin Castle, The Park Hotel, Marlfield House and other luxury haunts, in a chauffered Mercedes.

How to Get Irish Citizenship and an Irish Passport - It's still fairly easy to do, if you can obtain the right documents.

Try This One-Day Dublin Tour - Before heading off to parts rural, take this quick and easy tour to enjoy the "fair town."

A Foreign Hotel Workers Become the Norm in Ireland's Hotels - The wealthy Irish have better things to do than make up your hotel bed. Nowadays, most hospitality workers and waiters are from elsewhere.

Ireland Tourist Dives and Best Sites - The best ones -- and the dives you'll want to avoid.

Loop Head - In County Clare, a less-known peninsula that hasn't lost its faraway feeling.

Where to Buy the Best Irish Crafts - A whole new generation of artists are creating everything from traditional baskets to designer jewellery. Tips on how to get the most out of your Irish shopping trip.

Horse Riding Ireland - It's Hot in Donegal - American Quarter Horses are all the rage at a western-style ranch in Ireland's northwest.

Spanish Point - A legendary Atlantic beach in County Clare.

Mountains of Wicklow - Glendalough is a great day-trip from Dublin.

Partying on Wren Day in Dingle - On the day after Christmas, people run a very loud traditional party in Dingle.

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