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Maynooth Castle Ruins

Knights, kings, feudal lords and monarchs - these are only some of the things that make Europe famous; medieval Europe, that is. And in those times of war and conquest, a man of high position...

Things to see and do in Cork

Sprawling greens and emerald fields - County Cork is no doubt a destination for those who want to spend a few peaceful days in a lovely city. Away from the hustle and bustle of urban living, Cork...

Things to see and do in Dublin

London? Paris? Rome? If you're up to experiencing an extraordinary European adventure, then you might just want to try going to Dublin, Ireland. Situated near the mouth of the River Liffey, this...

Ross Castle and its Medieval Charm

Owned by the O'Donoghue clan, this ancestral house is found at the Lough Lane's edge in Killarney National park of County Kerry. This castle was established during the late 15th century by the then...

Things to do and see in Belfast

In every city, there exists a modern and natural beauty, which is true for the city of Belfast in Northern Ireland. A city and a seaport, Belfast is one of Ireland's major commercial and industrial...

Battle of the Boyne: Battle of the Battles

This event happened on the outskirts of the town Drogheda on the east coast of Ireland on July 1, 1690 with each of the opposing armies on either sides of the River Boyne. James soldiers who are...

Things to see and do in Derry

Take no conventional European trip and have Derry, Ireland (also known as Londonderry) as your next destination. Located in the northwestern part of Northern Ireland, this city is also a seaport...

How Do I Choose an Adventure Travel Tour Based on My Fitness Level?

Adventure travel vacations have become increasingly popular over the past few years. Reality shows like Survivor and Amazing Race highlight exciting challenges like rock climbing and bungee jumping...

Hill of Tara

We've discovered that the crop circles that appeared in England at 1991 were actually created by artists, not aliens, unlike what Mel Gibson's movie Signs (2002) suggests. But unlike these...

Be in love with Connemara National Park

In County Galway, West of Ireland is the home of one of Ireland's national parks - the Connemara National Park. It is one of Ireland's six national parks preserved and supervised by the National...

Trinity College in Dublin

The Trinity College (formally known as the University of Dublin) is located in the bustling city of Dublin in the country of Ireland. The university in question had been chartered by the then...

A Bit of Ireland- The Aran Islands

Off the western coast of Ireland, the Aran islands lie approximately five miles to the south of Galway. Comprised of three tiny limestone islands, the Aran Islands have rough terrain. The islands...

Sligo Abbey

Sligo Abbey was an abbey for the religious Dominican order that was founded in the 1200s. It was what they termed a friary. Now, if you're wondering what the difference is between friars and monks,...

The Beautiful Wicklow Mountains National Park

This National Park is located on the east coast portion of Ireland in the County of Wicklow. This park is a part of the mountain range framing the County of Wicklow with fascinating heathlands and...

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