Ireland

Over the years Ireland has grown and changed in many ways. Ireland's reputation for excellent food, quality accommodations, and challenging golf courses has improved beyond expectations. The one thing that has stayed is the warm and welcoming personality of its people.

Whatever it is that draws you to Ireland, ancestry, landscapes that change before your eyes, historic monuments and ruins, you will not be disappointed. Ireland’s magnificent counties offer everything from ancient heritage, culture, stunning scenery, beautiful beaches and so much more.

The most difficult choice will be what to include in your itinerary.

Activities


Golf

Boasting some of the worlds most famous and infamous golf courses, its signature lush greens and spectacular coastal views make a round of golf a tourist attraction in itself. 


Fishing - Sailing - Kayaking

The west coast of Ireland in particular Connemara and Mayo offer, amidst the rugged beauty of an area with a diverse system of interconnected  loughs and rivers the very best of fly fishing in Ireland. Sea  kayaking is also offered in the region along with areas in West Cork where you can additionally enjoy whale watching and wind surfing. 

A unique opportunity for adventure is  sailing a Galway Hooker in the beautiful waters of Connemara.

Horse Riding

Many stables offer week long learning vacations, perhaps just an hour to enjoy a ride along one of the many stunning beaches, or a long trek through the mountains and hillside. Whatever your preference and skill level there is something for you.


Food & Drink

Ireland has an abundance of fresh, local cuisine. With a stunning extensive coastline fresh fish is always at the top of the list, along with luscious lamb and grass fed beef.
Many Irish restaurants pride themselves on serving dishes made from locally grown ingredients, and continue to win awards on a regular basis. Pub food has become a gastronomic delight in many small towns and villages.

Visit St. Tola Goats Cheese Farm, The Burren Smokehouse, Hazel Mountain Chocolateiers, or Walshes Bakehouse and get a taste for some of the unique flavors that Ireland has to offer. For those of you who like to imbibe a drop of uisce beatha (the water of life) Ireland's many whiskey distillers are open to tours and tastings. With the advent of craft brewing you won't grow thirsty in any county in Ireland.

Ireland’s cooking schools have evolved into wonderful centers of learning where you can enjoy a great vacation and learn new skills or improve your current ones.