Bucket list adventures in Antarctica

Thu, Nov 24, 2022

Enjoy the adventure of a lifetime in Antarctica with Silversea Cruises on board the new ultra-luxury expedition ship Silver Endeavour.

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Galway, Kerry and Donegal favourite destinations for actively retired

Thu, Nov 24, 2022

BY DECLAN VARLEY
Ireland’s actively retired are estimated to be worth over €560 million to the Irish hotel industry with the average retired person spending €956 every year on hotel breaks here, according to a survey for Golden Ireland, a Kerry-based specialised hotel booking platform.

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Unique and magical Christmas markets to explore this year

Thu, Nov 17, 2022

Christmas lovers searching for festive magic and beautiful markets this winter are being told exactly where to find them.

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Great deals now available for Disneyland Paris

Thu, Nov 17, 2022

Give the gift of Disney this Christmas and get 12 months' subscription to Disney+ for free.

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Black Friday offers from The Johnstown Estate Hotel & Spa

Thu, Nov 17, 2022

Enjoy a rooftop and indoor thermal experience with lunch, €99 for two guests, at The Johnstown Estate Hotel & Spa.

Guests can leave the world behind and lose themselves in the thermal suite, amid tropical rain showers fragrant with essential oils. Follow the reflexology pathway towards the warm glow of the salt chamber. Breathe in the healing air before detoxing in the steamroom or relaxing on heated loungers.

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National organisation for bed & breakfast owners seeks additional properties across Ireland

Thu, Nov 17, 2022

B&B Ireland has announced that it is looking for more properties, particularly in popular tourist destinations across the island of Ireland, as a result of ongoing demand from its international tour operator partners. The organisation is responsible for bringing half a million tourists a year into the B&B sector through its global promotion of the Irish B&B experience.

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Delphi Lodge joins Tourism Ireland at Ecoluxury Fair in Rome

Thu, Nov 17, 2022

Delphi Lodge recently joined Tourism Ireland in attending the Ecoluxury Fair in Rome. The business-to-business fair for the international travel trade focuses on high-end sustainable tourism and is attended annually by more than 250 travel agents, event organisers, and specialists in sustainable ecotourism.

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A boutique hotel on the edge of Galway's promenade

Thu, Nov 03, 2022

Sitting around the corner from the Prom, The Nest Boutique Hostel and self-catering apartments in Salthill is a truly unique and comfortable space that champions local, providing guests with a taste of what Galway has to offer.

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Discover the unspoilt beauty of Mauritius

Thu, Nov 03, 2022

Mauritius lies in the inviting waters of the Indian Ocean. A country rich in history, having first being colonised back in 1638, it has a fascinating blend of cultures, traditions, customs, and cuisine. English is the official language, but you will hear some French and Creole when you are out and about.

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Vote for Fahy Travel in the ITTN Travel Awards

Thu, Oct 27, 2022

Fahy Travel, Galway’s award winning travel company, is looking for your support in the annual ITTN (Irish Travel Trade News) Travel Awards.

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Ireland West Airport launches its 2022-2023 winter schedule

Thu, Oct 27, 2022

Ireland West Airport this week launched its bumper winter schedule, with 84 weekly flights to and from a host of cities in the UK and Europe.

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Still your mind at Fernwood

Thu, Oct 20, 2022

What better place to still the mind and replenish the body than in the heart of Connemara?

Anne and Simon set up eco-conscious retreat Fernwood three years ago as an extension to their family farm just 1km from Clifden. Having bought their ‘forever home’ in 2014, their hospitality backgrounds, passion for Scandi-influenced interior design, interest and expertise in environmental science and urge to do something truly meaningful combined, and the concept of Fernwood was born - “a place of discovery, a place where nature is king and just ‘being’ is what it’s all about,” says Simon.

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Enjoy a festive break in Killarney with Gleneagle Coach Tours

Thu, Oct 13, 2022

The Gleneagle Hotel in Killarney has announced the winter schedule of its hugely popular coach tours for November and December.

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Millions to see Galway on prime NBC slot

Thu, Oct 13, 2022

A crew from the NBC TV network in the United States has been visiting Galway and Ireland – filming here for four separate TV shows which will be seen by millions of people, or potential American holidaymakers for Ireland, later this year and during 2023.

Tourism Ireland invited the NBC crew to come and film here for the Today show (news and talk morning show), 1st Look (weekly travel and lifestyle show which reaches around 1.2 million viewers),

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Hotel Newport - Great value within easy reach

Thu, Oct 06, 2022

As the evenings close in, and our spare time is limited to the standard weekend, with maybe an extra day thrown in if we are lucky, I always prefer to look for a short break in a destination that can be reached in little more than an hour.

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Japan is set to reopen to tourists next week

Thu, Oct 06, 2022

If you want to experience a unique and dynamic culture that effortlessly combines the ultra-modern with deep tradition, soon-to-reopen Japan offers just that.

Discover the delights of vibrant Tokyo, the ultimate futuristic cityscape, admire breathtaking Mount Fuji, the icon of Japan, explore Japan's ancient history in Kyoto, and its more sobering recent past in Hiroshima.

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Hotel Newport - Great value within easy reach

Wed, Oct 05, 2022

As the evenings close in, and our spare time is limited to the standard weekend, with maybe an extra day thrown in if we are lucky, I always prefer to look for a short break in a destination that can be reached in little more than an hour.

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Tricks and treats for all the family this Halloween at Birr Castle Demesne

Thu, Sep 29, 2022

Birr Castle Demesne will host a wide programme of exciting activities over the Halloween break, from October 29 to November 5.

The mid-term line up includes a special Halloween pumpkin trail, the Wild Connections Bird Watching Nature Trail, the Red Tree Trail with its 65 trees in their autumnal colours, the Gallery Challenge, and the Solar Trail, offering plenty of reasons to get wrapped up and visit. All activities are included in the general admission tickets, which are available online. Daily activities will be allocated on a first come basis. See www.birrcastle.com for full details.

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Bunratty Castle and Folk Park shortlisted for two national tourism awards

Thu, Sep 29, 2022

Bunratty Castle and Folk Park has been shortlisted for two prestigious national tourism awards in The Irish Hospitality Awards 2022.

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Discover the countryside with Cumann Siúl Cois Coiribe - Corribside Hillwalking Club

Thu, Sep 22, 2022

Cumann Siúl Cois Coiribe - Corribside Hillwalking Club was set up in 1999 to enjoy the hills of Clare, Galway, and Mayo.

The club gets together at least every second Sunday, come rain, hail, or shine. Living in the west of Ireland means that the weather can be unpredictable, so members rely on good waterproofs to prevent soggy sandwiches.

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