Ultimate Ireland Travel Guides: by a local

Céad Míle Fáilte – A Hundred Thousand Welcomes to Ireland

A beautiful view at a cherry blossom sakura tree in the Kilkenny Castle Park, Ireland in springtime - staying one week in Ireland
Castles to stay in
Aerial view of Kinnagoe bay in County Donegal, Ireland.

Landscapes that are jaw-droppingly beautiful

I’ve lived in many places in my life and spent many years exploring Ireland when I lived there. When I write about places to see in Ireland and how to plan your visit I write from years worth of experience instead of a couple of weeks spend exploring the island.

Ireland is an island nation that sits on the westernmost edge of Europe. From lush expanses of green in every hue and shade to rough rugged landscapes strewn with ruins of castles and abbeys.

Mullaghmore, Ireland-Jul 31, 2020:  Classiebawn Castle in Mullaghmore county Sligo Ireland. Ireland travel guide

Ireland Travel Guide: Tips from a local

Why should you travel to Ireland? Ireland is a land of myth and mystery, ancient sites, ruined haunted castles, spectacular scenery, the Wild Atlantic Way and Ireland’s Ancient East – I have 101 reasons to visit Ireland and could probably think of thousands of things to travel to Ireland for.

Practically everyone who visits Ireland vows to come back again and many do as there is just so much to see and do. In this Ireland travel guide, I’ve tried to give you a really wide range of activities, places to see, castles to stay in, off-the-beaten-path suggestions and more. This could get a little tricky as I have over 153 articles here on Ireland which include both the Republic and Northern Ireland.